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"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Battery life
Great battery life
710 shots
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Light sensitivity
High ISO
51,600 ISO
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

$417 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$495 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$526 - $545 with 18-50mm lens

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

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$417 body only

$350 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$597 body only

$495 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Low light performance Lower noise at high ISO
Image stabilization No image stabilization
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
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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