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
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
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

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $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-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$794 - $899 body only

$1,392 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$425 - $649 body only

$517 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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