Pentax K-5 vs Pentax Optio WG-2

Winner
Pentax K-5

54

Pentax Optio WG-2

41

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
 

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

$599 - $659 body only

$989 - $1,039 with 18-135mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$295 body only

$378 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$698 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Pentax Optio WG-2 Competitors

Ricoh WG-30

Ricoh WG-30

Waterproof

$199 - $235

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Pentax WG-10

Pentax WG-10

Waterproof

$219

Image stabilization Image stabilization
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Ricoh WG-5 GPS

Waterproof

$260 - $279

Aperture Much wider aperture
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Weight Slightly heavier

discussion

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