57points

Nikon D5600

48points

Pentax K-50

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65 facts in comparison

Nikon D5600 vs Pentax K-50

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
57
points
Nikon D5600
48
points
Pentax K-50

Why is Nikon D5600 better than Pentax K-50?

  • 28 more focus points
    ?

    39vs11
  • 48.65% more megapixels (main camera)
    24.2MPvs16.28MP
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 410shots longer battery life
    ?

    820shotsvs410shots
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 185g lighter
    465gvs650g

Why is Pentax K-50 better than Nikon D5600?

  • 1.5% larger sensor
    ?

    23.7 x 15.7mmvs23.5 x 15.6mm
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    51200 ISOvs25600 ISO
  • 20% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    6fpsvs5fps
  • Weather-sealed (splashproof)
    ?
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • Has a built-in focus motor
    ?
  • 5% more viewfinder coverage
    ?

    100%vs95%
  • Has a built-in HDR mode
    ?

Price comparison

Nikon D5600

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
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$779.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
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$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + 64GB Memory Bundle
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$549.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
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$746.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera Kit w/AFP DX 18-...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera Kit w/AFP DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR & AFP DX 70-300/4.5-6.3G Lenses - Bundle with Camera Case, 16GB SDHC Card, Cleaning Kit, 55mm UV Filter, PC Software Package,
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$696.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera wit...Nikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses with 32GB Card + Backpack + Flash + Tripod + Kit (Renewed)
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$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm...Nikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm VR DX AF-P Lens - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$547.99
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camer...Nikon D5600 DSLR Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with Double Zoom 2 Lens Kit AF-P 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm ED + 0.43x Wide Angle Lens + 2.2X Telephoto Lens + Deco Gear Case + Extended Warranty Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$749.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DX-Format DSLR Camera...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DX-Format DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm ED Lens Kit Bundle with 500mm Preset Telephoto Lens for T-Mount, 64GB Memory Card and Accessories (22 Items)
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$799.00
Nikon D5600 walmartNikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera + 18-55mm...Nikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 70-300mm + Extra Battery + 64GB
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$678.99

Design

1.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 afterward to get them looking perfect.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

100%

95%

100%

2.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
?

The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
3.Is dustproof and water-resistant
?

The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water. Show more

For example

Ricoh WG-70

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
4.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 D5600
Pentax K-50
5.Has a flip-out screen
?

Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
6.has an optical viewfinder
?

An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Optics

1.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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

39

11

2.sensor size
?

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

23.7 x 15.7mm

3.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 D5600
Pentax K-50
4.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
?

Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

25600 ISO

51200 ISO

6.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. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Videography

1.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. Show more

Best

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III

2904 x 60fps

1080 x 60fps

1080 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
?

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
3.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 D5600
Pentax K-50
4.Has timelapse function
?

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. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
5.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 D5600
Pentax K-50
6.Supports slow-motion video recording
?

For example

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Audio

1.has a microphone input
?

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
2.has a stereo microphone
?

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
?

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

820shots

410shots

2.has a removable battery
?

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
3.has a rechargeable battery
?

The battery can be recharged and used over again.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
4.battery power
?

Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1500mAh

1050mAh

5.has a battery level indicator
?

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Features

1.has an external memory slot
?

The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
2.supports Wi-Fi
?

The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
?

Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
4.has an accelerometer
?

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
5.has a HDMI output
?

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50
6.supports a remote smartphone
?

This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Nikon D5600
Pentax K-50

Price comparison

Nikon D5600

ProductStorePrice
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR ...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm VR and 70-300mm Lenses + 128GB Card, Tripod, Flash, and More (20pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$779.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + Case + 32GB SD Card (15pc Bundle)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3...Nikon D5600 w/AF-P DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR + 64GB Memory Bundle
Amazon logo
$549.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-5...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DSLR Camera with 18-55mm and 70-300mm Lenses Bundled with 64GB SD Card, Filters, and Accessories (9 Items)
Amazon logo
$746.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Camera Kit w/AFP DX 18-...Nikon D5600 DSLR Camera Kit w/AFP DX 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR & AFP DX 70-300/4.5-6.3G Lenses - Bundle with Camera Case, 16GB SDHC Card, Cleaning Kit, 55mm UV Filter, PC Software Package,
Amazon logo
$696.95
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera wit...Nikon D5600 Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm DX AF-P Lenses with 32GB Card + Backpack + Flash + Tripod + Kit (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$629.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm...Nikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera & 18-55mm VR DX AF-P Lens - (Renewed)
Amazon logo
$547.99
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 DSLR Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camer...Nikon D5600 DSLR Wi-Fi Digital SLR Camera with Double Zoom 2 Lens Kit AF-P 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm ED + 0.43x Wide Angle Lens + 2.2X Telephoto Lens + Deco Gear Case + Extended Warranty Accessory Bundle
Amazon logo
$749.00
Nikon D5600 AmazonNikon D5600 24.2MP DX-Format DSLR Camera...Nikon D5600 24.2MP DX-Format DSLR Camera with AF-P 18-55mm VR & 70-300mm ED Lens Kit Bundle with 500mm Preset Telephoto Lens for T-Mount, 64GB Memory Card and Accessories (22 Items)
Amazon logo
$799.00
Nikon D5600 walmartNikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera + 18-55mm...Nikon D5600 Digital SLR Camera + 18-55mm VR + 70-300mm + Extra Battery + 64GB
walmart logo
$678.99

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