Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-500

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Pentax K-50

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Pentax K-500

100

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $707 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$434 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Supports 24p No 24p support
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$399 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder Doesn't have a pentaprism viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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