Pentax K-5 vs Sigma SD15

Pentax K-5
Sigma SD15

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-5

Full HD
Movie format
1080p @ 25fps
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
14.1 EV
Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
7 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma SD15

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Sigma SD15 over the Pentax K-5.

galleries

Explore our gallery of 4 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sigma SD15.

competitors

Pentax K-5 Competitors

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$699 - $739 body only

$999 - $1,100 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay More startup delay
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$343 body only

$576 - $630 with 18-135mm lens

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Autofocus Video autofocus
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,797 body only

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly slower

Sigma SD15 Competitors

Sigma SD1

Sigma SD1

Entry-level DSLR

$2,199 body only

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Lowest price Much more expensive
Sigma DP3 Merrill

Sigma DP3 Merrill

Digicam

$1,064

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Autofocus Slower autofocus
Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15

Pro digicam

$439

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Doesn't have a through-the-lens viewfinder

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