Pentax K-500 vs Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-500
Pentax K-S2

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-S2

Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.62x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
124 ms shutter lag

galleries

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competitors

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-S1

Pentax K-S1

Entry-level DSLR

$550 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$794 - $899 body only

$1,392 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon Rebel T5i

Canon Rebel T5i

Entry-level DSLR

$425 - $649 body only

$517 - $599 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax K-S2 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
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$445 body only

$515 - $529 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$489 body only

$549 - $564 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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