Pentax K-500 vs Sony Alpha A5000

Winner
Pentax K-500

44

Sony Alpha A5000

41

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-500

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
Great battery life
Battery life
710 shots
 

Reasons to buy the Sony Alpha A5000

Size
Really small
Compact (110×63×36 mm)
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Thickness
Thin
1.4"

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

Lens availability Much more lenses available
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K20D

Pentax K20D

Entry-level DSLR

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Pentax K-m

Pentax K-m

Entry-level DSLR

Size Slightly smaller
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$448 body only

$500 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$444 - $548 body only

$580 - $648 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Olympus PEN E-PL6

Olympus PEN E-PL6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$298 body only

$361 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support

discussion

Pentax K-500
K-500
Pentax

Report a correction
Sony Alpha A5000
Alpha A5000
Sony

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments