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
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
921k dots
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Battery life
Great battery life
710 shots
Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 30fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
921k dots
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.61x

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

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Nikon Coolpix P1000

Super zoom

$997

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Nikon Coolpix P900

Nikon Coolpix P900

Super zoom

$479 - $597

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$398 - $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-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Movie format Does not take movies
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,385 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies

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