Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-500

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Pentax K-50

100

Pentax K-500

99

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.1 EV
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.61x
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $527 body only

$530 - $549 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 body only

$831 - $866 with 18-135mm lens

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

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$400 - $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-500 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$436 body only

$400 - $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-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$427 body only

$485 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$390 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Lens availability Significantly more lenses available
True resolution Higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder

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