Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
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Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR: 70 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

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

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.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. weight

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.

7. video recording

8. longer battery life

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

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

10. pixel density

11. width

12. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
26% have it

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.

16. Is dustproof and water resistant

Dustproof / water resistant at depth equal to or greater than 1m.
Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
9% have it

19. 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 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
17% have it

20. has a touch screen

You can operate the device easily, by pressing the screen with your fingers.
Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
22% have it

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

22. 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 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
72% have it

23. Weather sealed

Device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures due to any kind of weather.
Pentax K-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
18% have it

24. 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-500 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
30% have it

25. 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 + smc PENTAX-DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL WR
18% have it

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