Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-r

Winner
Pentax K-50

100

Pentax K-r

81

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-r

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
300 ms startup delay
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
105 ms shutter lag
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (125×97×68 mm)
Thickness
Thin
2.7"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 49 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-50.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-r.

competitors

Pentax K-50 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$587 - $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

$499 - $527 body only

$499 with 18-50mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$391 with 18-55mm lens

Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K-r Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$318 - $699 body only

$367 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$800 body only

$1,549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K200D

Pentax K200D

Entry-level DSLR

$957 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Movie format Does not take movies

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