Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

69

Pentax X90

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
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 KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$847 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$938 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Pentax X90 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Travel zoom

$471

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$245

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Canon PowerShot SX50 HS

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Zoom Significantly more zoom
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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