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
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Contrast detection
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

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

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$438 - $475 body only

$530 - $547 with 18-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag Significantly less shutter lag
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$300 - $430 body only

$340 - $370 with 18-55mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$294 body only

$400 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$299 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$324 body only

$400 - $500 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

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