Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-500

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Pentax K-50

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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"
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.1 EV
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

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

$399 - $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-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$529 with 18-50mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 - $615 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

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

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$399 - $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-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$639 body only

$918 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$800 body only

$977 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Dynamic range Less dynamic range

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