Pentax K-5 II vs Pentax K-5 IIs

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Pentax K-5 II
Pentax K-5 IIs

Top Prices

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
51,149 higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax K-5 II has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, whereas the Pentax K-5 IIs is only a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (51,149 lower).
Vastly higher display resolution Edit
The Pentax K-5 II has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels, however the Pentax K-5 IIs is only a 921,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (920,079 pixels lower).
Zero more shots per battery charge Edit
The Pentax K-5 II takes 740.00 shots per battery charge, however the Pentax K-5 IIs only takes 740 shots shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

$25 cheaper
The Pentax K-5 II is $25.01 cheaper than the Pentax K-5 IIs.
2 Reasons For
Available from 2 shops
The more stores stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
User reviews are a little better
The Pentax K-5 IIs has an average user review score of 100% based on 1 review, but the Pentax K-5 II has an average rating of 98% (based on 24 reviews).

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
Fewer sellers
Only 1 retailer sell the Pentax K-5 II, but 3 stores sell the Pentax K-5 IIs. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Slightly Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Pentax K-5 II is 98%, whereas the average user rating of the Pentax K-5 IIs is 100% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons Against
One thousand and three times lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Pentax K-5 IIs has a maximum ISO speed of 51,200, but the Pentax K-5 II is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (51,149 higher).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Pentax K-5 IIs has a display resolution of 921,000 pixels pixels, whereas the Pentax K-5 II is a 921,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (920,079 pixels higher).
Zero less shots per battery charge Edit
The Pentax K-5 IIs is a digital camera that takes 740 shots shots per battery charge, whereas the Pentax K-5 II only takes 740.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

$25 more expensive
The Pentax K-5 IIs is more expensive than the Pentax K-5 II by $25.01.

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

51 months Ago 52 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel Count
16.3MP 16.3MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4928 x 3264
 3936 x 2624
 3072 x 2048
 1728 x 1152
 4928 x 3264
 3936 x 2624
 3072 x 2048
 1728 x 1152
Maximum Image Resolution
 4928 x 3264
 4928 x 3264
Image Format
 RAW
 JPEG XR
BEST
 RAW
 JPEG XR
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.7 x 15.7 23.7 x 15.7

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Maximum Aperture
38 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
5.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
82.5mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
27mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
18 - 55 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
11/8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Mount Interface
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Pentax K
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
Diaphragm Blades
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Filter Size
52mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 contrast detection
 Face detection
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 80
 200
 51200
 80
 200
 51200
Maximum ISO Speed
51,200
BEST
51,200
Minimum ISO Speed
80 80
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s
BEST
1s
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
Flash Sync-Speed
1s
BEST
1s

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
25fps 25fps
BEST
Video Format
 AVI
 AVI
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Memory

Memory Card
 SDHC
 SD
 SDHC
 SD

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
Field of View
100%
BEST
100%
Display Resolution
921,000 pixels
BEST
921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Lens Magnification Ratio
0.92x 0.92x
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Mini
 Mini
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
Self-Timer
2,12 2,12
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.2
 Exif 2.21
 RAW
 DCF
 Exif
Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)
 DAN
 DUT
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 CHI (SIMPL)

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
680g
BEST
680g
Height
97mm 97mm
Depth
72.5mm 72.5mm
Width
131mm 131mm

Battery

Power Source
 AC
 Battery
 AC
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
D-LI90 D-LI90
Shot Per Battery Charge
740 shots
BEST
740 shots

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4 PENTAX Digital Camera Utility 4
Included Cable
 USB
 AC
 AV
 USB
 AC
 AV

Other Features

Operating System
Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7 & OS X 10.3.9 + Windows XP SP2, Vista, 7 & OS X 10.3.9 +
Camera Shutter Speed Range
1/8000 - 30 1/8000 - 30
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