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
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-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$869 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-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$413 body only

$480 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$900 - $1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Built-in focus motor Doesn't have a built-in focus motor

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Samsung NX1

Samsung NX1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$2,798 with 16-50mm lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen type Has an OLED screen
Size Larger
Samsung NX300

Samsung NX300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$663 body only

$730 with 18-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen size Much larger screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash

discussion

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