Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-5 II
Top 25%1,848 points
Top 25%
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Pentax K-5 II: 64 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16.3MP
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.
11
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
7fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. noise

The maximum ISO at which the device still captures excellent quality images. Source: DxOMark.
1235ISO
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.
82
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.
980shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

9. video recording

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

10. weight

660.5g
HTC Re: 65.5g

11. color depth

The better a device's color depth the more color nuances it can distinguish. Source: DxOMark.
23.8bits
HP Photosmart R927: 42bits

12. 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.
Pentax K-5 II
11% have it

13. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
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.
14.1Evs
Nikon D810A: 14.8Evs

16. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Pentax K-5 II
31% have it

17. has a built-in HDR mode

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

18. resolution

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

19. 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 II
72% have it

20. width

131mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

21. battery power

1860mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

22. has a microphone in

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

23. 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

24. volume

927.61cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

25. 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.
Pentax K-5 II
15% have it

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