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

$900 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$350 body only

$399 - $407 with 18-55mm 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

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
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 SD14

Sigma SD14

Entry-level DSLR

Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$439 body only

$574 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Shoots movies
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Slightly heavier

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Pentax K-5
K-5
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Sigma SD15
SD15
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