Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

49

Pentax X90

47

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
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 X90

Weight
Light-weight
428 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Pentax X90.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$699 - $739 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$400 body only

$429 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Shorter battery life

Pentax X90 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$256 - $279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$600

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$292

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

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