Pentax K-500
Pentax K-500
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Pentax K-500: 53 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.
6fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

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

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
710shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. 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.
1080 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

649g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/5988s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. pixel density

471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

11. Has phase detection autofocus for photos

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images.
Pentax K-500
31% have it

12. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof/water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1 meter.
Pentax K-500
9% have it

13. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-500
26% have it

14. resolution

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

15. 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-500
72% have it

16. width

96.5mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

17. volume

883.84cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

18. 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

19. height

129mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

20. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Pentax K-500
19% have it

21. thickness

71mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

22. 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.
Pentax K-500
17% have it

23. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Pentax K-500
24% have it

24. 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.
Pentax K-500
18% have it

25. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Pentax K-500
65% have it

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