Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-500

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Pentax K-50

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Pentax K-500

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Battery life
Great battery life
710 shots
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
51,600 ISO

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.
Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Pentax K-500.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$419 - $799 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$285 - $749 body only

$419 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
True resolution Higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$460 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Canon EOS Rebel T5

Canon EOS Rebel T5

Entry-level DSLR

$310 body only

$330 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
True resolution Higher true resolution
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

discussion

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