Pentax K-5 vs Pentax Optio WG-2

Winner
Pentax K-5

56

Pentax Optio WG-2

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
104 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax Optio WG-2

Size
Really small
Compact (122×61×30 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.2"
Weight
Light-weight
192 g
Waterproof
Waterproof
Great at the beach

galleries

Explore our gallery of 9 sample photos taken by the Pentax Optio WG-2.
Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$659 - $749 body only

$989 with 18-135mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen size Larger screen
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$280 - $295 body only

$377 - $470 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,795 - $1,797 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen size Larger screen
Size Larger

Pentax Optio WG-2 Competitors

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-870

Waterproof

$229

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Fastest shutter speed Slower max shutter speed
Pentax Optio WG-1

Pentax Optio WG-1

Waterproof

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly lighter
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Compact

$275

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

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