Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

53

Pentax X90

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax X90

Weight
Light-weight
428 g
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift

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

$953 body only

$867 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$641 body only

$944 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax K-5 IIs

Pentax K-5 IIs

Entry-level DSLR

$1,180 body only

$1,016 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly more expensive

Pentax X90 Competitors

Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$349

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

Super zoom

$398

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ35

Super zoom

$725

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Size Slightly smaller
Zoom Less zoom

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