Pentax K-500 vs Sony Alpha A5000

Winner
Pentax K-500

52

Sony Alpha A5000

45

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
162 ms shutter lag
Slightly more lenses available
Lens availability
113 lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Weight
Light-weight
210 g
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

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

competitors

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$832 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Weather sealed Weather sealed
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$699 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$318 body only

$398 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Sony Alpha ILC-3000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Battery life Longer battery life
Movie continuous focus Doesn't focus continuously recording movies
Sony SLT A58

Sony SLT A58

Entry-level DSLR

$632 with 18-55mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$460 - $498 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life

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Pentax K-500
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