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
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
 

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-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$875 body only

$867 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$602 body only

$943 with 18-135mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Lowest price Slightly cheaper

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$389 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$435 - $448

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$697 body only

$781 - $797 with 18-55mm lens

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

discussion

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Samsung NX5
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