Pentax K-5 vs Pentax X90

Winner
Pentax K-5

56

Pentax X90

54

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great color depth
Color depth
23.7 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
 

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

Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$527 body only

$547 with 18-50mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$551 body only

$723 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$963 body only

$875 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life

Pentax X90 Competitors

Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$250

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Aperture Narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot G16

Canon PowerShot G16

Pro digicam

$520

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Zoom Less zoom
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$514 body only

$752 with 18-135mm lens

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

discussion

Pentax K-5
K-5
Pentax

Report a correction
Pentax X90
X90
Pentax

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments