62points

Pentax K-5 II

48points

Pentax K-50

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Pentax K-5 II vs Pentax K-50

Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-50
62
points
Pentax K-5 II
48
points
Pentax K-50

Why is Pentax K-5 II better than Pentax K-50?

  • 0.12% more megapixels (main camera)
    16.3MPvs16.28MP
  • 570shots longer battery life
    ?

    980shotsvs410shots
  • 16.67% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    7fpsvs6fps
  • Has AF tracking
    ?
  • 25% faster maximum shutter speed
    ?

    1/8000svs0.000166666667s
  • Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
    ?
  • Has a microphone input
    ?
  • Has a remote control
    ?

Why is Pentax K-50 better than Pentax K-5 II?

  • 20% better video recording quality (main camera)
    ?

    1080 x 30fpsvs1080 x 25fps
  • Has built-in optical image stabilization
    ?
  • 10.5g lighter
    650gvs660.5g
  • 6.06% less body volume
    871.39cm³vs927.611cm³
  • Supports AVCHD format
    ?
  • 34.5mm narrower
    96.5mmvs131mm
  • 3mm thinner
    70mmvs73mm

Price comparison

Design

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

1176 x 784px

1176 x 784px

2.pixel density
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Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

471ppi

471ppi

3.Weather-sealed (splashproof)
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The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes. Show more

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4. more viewfinder coverage
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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.

Best

Nikon D6

100%

100%

100%

5.Has a built-in focus motor
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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.

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6.Is dustproof and water-resistant
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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

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Optics

1.focus points
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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

11

11

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

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

23.7 x 15.7mm

23.7 x 15.7mm

3.has AF tracking
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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.

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

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5.maximum light sensitivity
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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

51200 ISO

51200 ISO

6.has built-in optical image stabilization
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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

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Videography

1.video recording (main camera)
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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 25fps

1080 x 30fps

2.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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3.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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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.

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Pentax K-50
4.Has timelapse function
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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

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Pentax K-50
5.supports AVCHD format
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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.

Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-50

Audio

1.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-50

Battery

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

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

980shots

410shots

2.battery power
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Best

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

4360mAh

1860mAh

1050mAh

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

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4.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Pentax K-50

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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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

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2.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Pentax K-50
3.has an accelerometer
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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.

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Pentax K-50
4.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

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Pentax K-50
5.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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6.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management. Show more

Best

Sony Alpha a9 II

3.2

2

2

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