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
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

Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/6000 of a second
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-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$616 - $647 body only

$890 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

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

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 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-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$499 body only

$529 with 18-50mm lens

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

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$419 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-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$616 - $647 body only

$890 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$474 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Light sensitivity Worse maximum light sensitivity

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