Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K-50

Winner
Pentax K-5

105

Pentax K-50

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
600 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
104 ms shutter lag
Fast shutter speed
Fastest shutter speed
1/8000 of a second
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (129×97×70 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.8"
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 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$1,094 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

$2,197 with 28-105mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Size Much larger
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$818 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Significantly larger
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$391 body only

$548 with 18-55mm lens

Lowest price Much cheaper
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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