Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

53

Pentax X90

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
600 ms startup delay
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
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 K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$847 body only

$900 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$1,095 - $1,097 body only

$1,580 with 18-135mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$430 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Pentax X90 Competitors

Nikon D5500

Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$506 - $597 body only

$549 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX200V

Super zoom

$1,260

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Sony Cybershot DSC-HX100v

Super zoom

$428

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Worse wide angle

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