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

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
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

$699 - $889 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$461 body only

$447 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$897 with 18-135mm lens

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

Pentax X90 Competitors

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)

Leica V-Lux (Typ 114)

Super zoom

$1,099 - $1,195

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Significantly larger
Nikon Coolpix P90

Nikon Coolpix P90

Super zoom

$600

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Macro focus Much worse macro capability
Fujifilm X-S1

Fujifilm X-S1

Pro digicam

$603

Screen size Much larger screen
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Size Much larger

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