Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

48

Pentax X90

43

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

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
High ISO (boost)
Light sensitivity (boost)
51,200 ISO
 

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

$999 - $1,100 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

$343 body only

$576 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

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

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

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

Pentax X90 Competitors

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Super zoom

$299

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Zoom More zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ70

Super zoom

$245 - $298

Zoom Much more zoom
3D Takes 3D photos
Size Significantly larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ62

Super zoom

$419

3D Takes 3D photos
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Weight Slightly heavier

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