Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

53

Pentax X90

51

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Phase detection autofocus
Badge
fast and accurate
 

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

$844 body only

$869 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $880 body only

$1,100 with 50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$697 - $790 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax X90 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Fujifilm FinePix SL300

Super zoom

$298

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$393

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$230

Screen size Much larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture

discussion

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