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
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
 

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 KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$854 body only

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Battery life Shorter battery life
Pentax K-5 II

Pentax K-5 II

Entry-level DSLR

$938 with 18-55mm lens

Battery life Longer battery life
Shutter lag More shutter lag

Samsung NX5 Competitors

Samsung NX10

Samsung NX10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Samsung NX100

Samsung NX100

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$313 body only

$530 with 20-55mm lens

Screen type Has an OLED screen
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$359 body only

$588 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Size Significantly larger

discussion

Pentax K-5
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Samsung NX5
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