Nikon D3200Pentax K-50
Top 32%1,658 points
Top 32%
Top 45%1,346 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 (main camera).
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 a7 III: 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.
12800 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO
51200 ISO

6. 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

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps

8. weight

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

9. Has phase detection autofocus for videos

A phase detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
11% have it

10. 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

11. pixel density

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

12. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
31% have it

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. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
9% have it

16. 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

17. 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

18. battery power

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

19. 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
26% have it

20. has a microphone in

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

21. width

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

22. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
921k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots
921k dots

23. volume

5.08% less body volume.
918cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³
871.39cm³

24. height

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

25. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
19% have it

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