Pentax K-5 vs Samsung NX5

Pentax K-5
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Great image quality
Overall image quality
82.0
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
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 Samsung NX5

Size
Really small
Mid size (123×87×40 mm)
Thickness
Thin
1.6"
Weight
Light-weight
491 g

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 23 sample photos taken by the Samsung NX5.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$840 - $846 body only

$1,421 with 16-85mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$850 body only

$1,485 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

$999 - $1,000 body only

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

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 III

Super zoom

$1,298

Image stabilization Image stabilization
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Size Much larger
Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,100 - $2,299 body only

$2,639 - $2,899 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Size Significantly larger

discussion

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