Pentax K-50 vs Pentax K-r

Winner
Pentax K-50

88

Pentax K-r

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-50

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.61x
High ISO
Light sensitivity
51,600 ISO
 

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

$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-r Competitors

Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$995 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-30

Pentax K-30

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$474 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Canon EOS Rebel T6

Canon EOS Rebel T6

Entry-level DSLR

$325 - $749 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower

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