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"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures

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

$587 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $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-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$391 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life
Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $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
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$661 body only

$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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