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

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,120 ISO
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Really small
Size
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Great image quality
Overall image quality
79.0
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Thickness
Thin
2.8"
Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0
Color depth
Great color depth
23.7 bits
Dynamic range
Wide dynamic range
13.1 EV

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

$598 - $599 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$527 body only

$799 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$419 body only

$470 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,099 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Much larger
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 body only

$796 with 18-135mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Color depth Worse color depth
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$700 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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