Pentax K-5 vs Pentax K-x

Winner
Pentax K-5

139

Pentax K-x

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
920k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.60x
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-x

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (123×92×68 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Thickness
Thin
2.7"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-x.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$947 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$473 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$847 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen size Much larger screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Pentax K-x Competitors

Pentax K-r

Pentax K-r

Entry-level DSLR

$1,100 with 18-55mm, 55-300mm lenses

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Canon EOS Rebel T2i

Canon Rebel T2i

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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Avatar for Aleksey Aleksey (3:38 AM, February 07, 2012)
I hope that Pentax will release more lenses for prosumer market/ k-5.
 
Gloriameier (10:39 PM, January 01, 2012)
I love my KX