Nikon D3200Pentax K-50
Top 32%1,654 points
Top 32%
Top 45%1,335 points
Top 45%
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
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Top specs and features

Nikon D3200 vs Pentax K-50: 61 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.52x more megapixels.
24.7MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.28MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.2 x 15.4mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm
23.7 x 15.7mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
11
Sony Alpha a9: 693
11

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
6fps

5. 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.
12800ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO
51200ISO

6. weight

195g lighter.
455g
HTC Re: 65.5g
650g

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
540shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
410shots

8. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/4000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s
1/6000s

10. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
11% have it

11. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi
471ppi

12. width

28.5mm narrower.
125mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
96.5mm

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
26% have it

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
25% have it

16. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots
921k dots

17. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px
1176 x 784px

18. volume

5.08% less body volume.
918cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
871.39cm³

19. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
25% have it

20. height

33mm shorter.
96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
129mm

21. battery power

1.94% more battery power.
1030mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1050mAh

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
46% have it

23. thickness

6.5mm thinner.
76.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70mm

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
30% have it

25. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
72% have it

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