Pentax K-5 vs Samsung NX5

Pentax K-5
Samsung NX5

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
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-5 IIs

Pentax K-5 IIs

Entry-level DSLR

$1,016 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$1,275 with 18-200mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$947 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$301 body only

$487 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Samsung NX2000

Samsung NX2000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen

discussion

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Samsung NX5
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