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Pentax K-30 vs Pentax K-500

Top Eight Reasons for the

Pentax K-30

Compared to Pentax K-500

anonymous
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Somewhat more megapixels (photo)
16.5 MP
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16.3 MP
1.23% more megapixels (photo)
anonymous
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Modestly lighter
590 g
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649 g
59 g lighter
anonymous
50
Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies
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No
A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
anonymous
47
Has a 24p cinema mode
Yes
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No
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
anonymous
30
Has a serial shot mode
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No
You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
anonymous
28
Has timelapse function
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No
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
anonymous
26
Clearly shorter
97 mm
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129 mm
32 mm shorter
anonymous
26
Has a rechargeable battery
Yes
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No
The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Pentax K-30 is better than Pentax K-500 because...

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Top Five Reasons for the

Pentax K-500

Compared to Pentax K-30

anonymous
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Considerably higher maximum light sensitivity
51200 ISO
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25600 ISO
2x higher maximum light sensitivity. With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
anonymous
40
A shade less body volume
883.84 cm³
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895.31 cm³
1.30% less body volume
anonymous
27
Sizably longer battery life
710 shots
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410 shots
300 shots longer battery life. CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
anonymous
27
Significantly narrower
96.5 mm
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130 mm
33.50 mm narrower
Khalid Khalid
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Khalid-ramadi2012 @hotmail. fr
Yes
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No
Ramait

Pentax K-500 is better than Pentax K-30 because...

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No

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