Nikon D3200Pentax K-50
Top 32%1,027 points
Top 32%
Top 48%797 points
Top 48%
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Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 90%
211 cameras
19.73MP - 28.56MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Nikon D3200 vs Pentax K-50: 58 facts in comparison

1. megapixels

1.52x more megapixels.
24.7MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
16.28MP
294
0

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
247
0

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 a6500: 425
11
191
0

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
176
0

5. weight

195g lighter.
455g
HTC Re: 65.5g
650g
142
0

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
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
51200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

0% better video recording quality.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
1080 x 30fps
115
0

8. 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
114
0

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
84
0

10. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.00025s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
0.000166666667s
81
0

11. pixel density

0% higher pixel density.
471ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
471ppi
77
0

12. width

28.5mm narrower.
125mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
96.5mm
76
0

13. 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
76
0

14. 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
73
0

15. 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
71
0

16. height

33mm shorter.
96mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
129mm
71
0

17. volume

5.35% less body volume.
918cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
871.39cm³
71
0

18. thickness

6.5mm thinner.
76.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70mm
70
0

19. battery power

1.9% more battery power.
1030mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX: 4360mAh
1050mAh
69
0

20. 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
69
0

21. 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
67
0

22. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Nikon D3200
23% have it
67
0

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
15% have it
62
0

24. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"
3"
58
0

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
57
0

26. 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
17% have it
57
0

27. 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
73% have it
56
0

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
56
0

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
43% have it
54
0

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
26% have it
54
0

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
52% have it
52
0

32. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
88% have it
51
0

33. 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
50
0

34. 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%
Canon EOS M6: 100%
100%
49
0

35. has an optical viewfinder

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens sees. There is no time lag and they require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders which can drain battery life. They are also better in low light situations.
Nikon D3200
Pentax K-50
29% have it
49
0

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