Pentax K-5
Pentax K-5
Top 27%1,803 points
Top 27%
Top specs and features

Pentax K-5: 65 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

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

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.
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7S: 3702ISO

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

7. image quality

A device's overall image quality score considers: color depth, dynamic range and low light performance. Source: DxOMark.
Sony Alpha 7R II: 98

8. longer battery life

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

9. weight

HTC Re: 65.5g

10. video recording

1080 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

12. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Pentax K-5
50% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

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

14. dynamic range

The better the dynamic range the system captures a wider number of values from dark to light leading to more details in low and highlights. Source: DxOMark.
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. 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.
Pentax K-5
31% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-5
26% have it

18. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Pentax K-5
25% have it

19. resolution

1176 x 784px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

20. width

DxO One: 26.2mm

21. 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.
Pentax K-5
72% have it

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

23. battery power

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

24. volume

Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

25. height

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

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