Nikon D3200Pentax K-50
Top 31%1,035 points
Top 31%
Top 47%798 points
Top 47%
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1.Megapixels
2.Sensor size
3.Maximum light sensitivity
4.Continuous shooting at high resolution
5.Video recording
6.Longer battery life
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Megapixels
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Top 84%
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19.73MP - 28.56MP
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Nikon D3200 vs Pentax K-50: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.52x more megapixels.
24.70MP
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 38mm
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. weight

195g lighter.
455g
HTC Re: 65.50g
650g

6. 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

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. 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
11% have it

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
0s

11. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi
471ppi

12. 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
25% have it

13. width

28.50mm narrower.
125mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
96.50mm

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
25% have it

15. height

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

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. volume

5.35% less body volume.
918cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
871.39cm³

18. thickness

6.50mm thinner.
76.50mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70mm

19. resolution

0% higher resolution.
1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
1176 x 784px

20. battery power

1.90% more battery power.
1030mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh
1050mAh

21. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D3200
24% have it

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. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
16% have it

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
3"

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
18% have it

26. 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
72% have it

27. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
18% have it

28. 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

29. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
45% have it

30. supports AVCHD format

AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
25% have it

31. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
53% have it

32. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
87% have it

33. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
65% have it

34. can be controlled remotely

A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
Nikon D3200
44% have it

35. more viewfinder coverage

With 100% coverage you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage you may have to crop your photos afterwards to get them looking perfect.
95%
Sony Alpha a9: 100%
100%

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