Pentax K-500 vs Sony Alpha A5000

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Pentax K-500

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Sony Alpha A5000

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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

Color depth
Great color depth
23.8 bits
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Overall image quality
Great image quality
79.0

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competitors

Pentax K-500 Competitors

Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$456 body only

$509 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Battery life Shorter battery life
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,099 - $1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS 60D

Canon EOS 60D

Pro DSLR

$699 body only

$796 with 18-135mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality

Sony Alpha A5000 Competitors

Canon EOS M10

Canon EOS M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 with 15-45mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Overall image quality Much worse image quality
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$447 - $448 body only

$529 - $548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Overall image quality Better image quality
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha A5100

Sony Alpha A5100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$398 body only

$498 with 16-50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen

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