Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

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Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
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

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

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Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$1,020 body only

$1,108 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Slightly worse image quality
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Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

Battery life Longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly lower noise at high ISO
Shutter lag More shutter lag
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Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

$697 - $747 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax X90 Competitors

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Nikon D5500

Entry-level DSLR

$549 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
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Canon PowerShot SX530 HS

Super zoom

$279

Zoom Significantly more zoom
Screen size Much larger screen
Aperture Narrower aperture
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Sony NEX 5T

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

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