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
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

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

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Significantly thicker
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$315 body only

$349 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Weather sealed No weather sealing

Pentax K-r Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$879 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Thickness Significantly thicker
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

$380 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Size Smaller
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

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