Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

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Pentax K-5

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Pentax X90

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
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
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
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Nikon D3400

Nikon D3400

Entry-level DSLR

$326 body only

$397 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Much longer battery life
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage

Pentax X90 Competitors

Nikon Coolpix P530

Nikon Coolpix P530

Super zoom

$500

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Aperture Slightly narrower aperture
Nikon Coolpix P100

Nikon Coolpix P100

Super zoom

$599

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Weight Slightly heavier
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$274

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Shutter lag More shutter lag

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