Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-5 IIs

Winner
Pentax K-50

100

Pentax K-5 IIs

94

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
162 ms shutter lag
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5 IIs

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
7 fps
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Battery life
Great battery life
980 shots
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 47 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5 IIs.
Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K-5 IIs Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Weight Slightly lighter
GPS No built-in GPS
Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $830 body only

$1,424 with 16-85mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life

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