Pentax K-500 vs Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-500
Pentax K-S2

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 30fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-S2

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (91×123×73 mm)
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 1 sample photo taken by the Pentax K-500.

competitors

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Viewfinder size Slightly larger viewfinder
Movie format Does not take movies
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
Movie format Does not take movies

Pentax K-S2 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Larger
Placeholder

Nikon Coolpix P1000

Super zoom

$997

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$739 - $997 body only

$1,099 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Pentax K-500
K-500
Pentax

Report a correction
Pentax K-S2
K-S2
Pentax

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments