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Pentax K-50 Digital Camera

SLR 16.28MP CMOS Jul 2013
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The PENTAX K-50 Boasts Outstanding Basic Specifications That Rival Many Upper-class Models, Including High-speed Continuous Shooting At Approximately Six Images Per Second, Super-high-sensitivity... More
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37 Reasons For

Excellent Owner Reviews

The average owner rating of this Pentax digital camera is excellent based on 133 owner reviews.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Several Pentax K-50 reviewers said that this digital camera had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The level gauge in the view finder is good” in their review of this digital camera. This month Mr Andrew Comerford rated it as excellent and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “That's down to the pentaprism viewfinder (the best in its class)”. Mr. Anthony Butler said in his review of this digital camera two years ago “The viewfinder was much superior and it had weather-proofing” .

A few Pentax K-50 reviewers agreed that it had a good screen. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Long lasting bearing in mind it powering a fairly large screen as well which is really easy to read even in bright light”. Graham M. mentioned in his review of this digital camera on Amazon in November last year “HD video feature with live screen is very good” and scored this digital camera very highly. Mr B J Dellevoet mentioned in the same month “Wanted a waterproof one, like the Pentax K50 which also has lots of additional features like a bigger screen, full HD capability, choice of two power sources, etc” in his review of this digital camera and scored the Pentax K-50 5 stars.

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Good Quality Lens

Six Pentax K-50 reviewers who reviewed the product wrote that it had a good lens. P. Horrex scored the Pentax K-50 very highly and said in their Pentax K-50 review on Amazon “I bought the K50 in red with the 18-135 lens and am very impressed”. Richard he wrote on Amazon “Probably most importantly is the lens options”. Richard also said “If you want to take a great photo the right lens is important”.

A number of Pentax K-50 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it had a good autofocus. Tikka wrote “The focusing and metering in full auto seem very hard to fool”. Timothy Sharpe mentioned on Amazon “Image very colourful, like the real item, found the auto focus noisey” in his review.

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Good Quality Pictures

Some Pentax K-50 reviewers who purchased it said that it was able to produce good images. Allthe44s said on Amazon “The clarity of the LCD Monitor and photo's is superb” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer said “Love it in auto, now need to learn how to take real photos” in their review of the Pentax K-50. Amazon Customer also said “New to dslr photography Some lovely images”.

Five people mentioned that the product had a good picture resolution. Dr. Gergely Hal gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars and said “I bought it to my wife as a present to learn the photo shooting with a real SRL” in their review of this digital camera. Jono rated the product 5 stars and said “You can forgive it for those little quibbles as soon as you hold it in your hands and start shooting It's nicely weighted”. Mr. Anthony Butler said in his Pentax K-50 review “Light areas, even better when shooting RAW, which is saved as a DNG file” and rated it as excellent.

One Pentax K-50 owner who purchased the Pentax K-50 said that it was good in low light. Andrew L. wrote this month “Much better low-light performance” in his review of this digital camera.

One person concluded that it had a good image sensor. In November last year Jono said in their review “It wouldn't be my first choice as a studio camera because it has no dedicated flash sync input and it also has a cropped sensor rather than full frame one”.

One Pentax K-50 reviewer who bought it concluded that it had a good ISO range.

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Robust

A few Pentax K-50 reviewers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was well made. Lee said two years ago “Amazing build and quality, puts the likes of nikon” in his review. Martin wrote on Amazon “The Pentax K-50 is well built and works like a dream” and gave the Pentax K-50 a rating of 5 stars. Mr. Anthony Butler he mentioned on Amazon “The build quality is excellent and the kit lens is also very good”.

Several customers agreed that it was strong and durable. Jono wrote in November last year “It feels good and sturdy in the hands” and scored it 5 stars. A few weeks ago The Guardian said on Amazon “Various control functions are sturdy and easy to master even by someone with large hands” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. The Guardian also said “Robust, versatile, easy to use, excellent value –”.

One Pentax K-50 reviewer thought this digital camera was sealed. Jono said “Once you understand that, you can really appreciate its well-crafted fully weather sealed body shape”.

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Nice Design

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. D Short gave the Pentax K-50 a rating of 5 stars and said “Both kit lenses seem pretty good and it's weather sealing makes a huge difference in Scotland” in their Pentax K-50 review. In November The Guardian rated the Pentax K-50 5 stars and wrote in their review “The K-50 is visually stunning in its red casing”.

One customer who purchased the product wrote that it was well designed. Three years ago Nickrs wrote on Amazon “It is a bit of a handful albeit a well designed and very ergonomic handful” and scored this digital camera very highly.

One customer who bought it reckoned that it was a good design. The Guardian gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera in November this year “The viewfinder screen is excellent, ditto the built-in flash which has an intelligent pop-up design and closes with a simple click if you want to lock it away”.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was neat. In November last year Tikka mentioned in their review of this digital camera “For small neat camera it is very easy to handle even with my big paws”.

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Good Product Quality

Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer rated the Pentax K-50 5 stars and said on Amazon “It was very good quality and delivered right in time” in their review of this digital camera. Badger rated the Pentax K-50 as very good and mentioned two years ago “The Maxsimafoto cage from Amazon is perfectly well made - no need to Pentax!” in their review. Barbara wrote “Very good quality of this product”.

Easy to Use

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. A. Feeney mentioned “Updated my K10 light, sharp and easy to use would recommend” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product an excellent review score. Andr said “Well built, Nice to use And with very good image quality” in their review of this digital camera. C. Pickering scored the Pentax K-50 5 stars and mentioned “Feels very solid to use” in their Pentax K-50 review.

A number of Pentax K-50 owners agreed that the Pentax K-50 was easy to use the menus. Miroslav Tokarsky said in their review of the Pentax K-50 “Great camera, user friendly menu, great quality of pictures.i am loving it!”. Thomasl wrote three years ago “Very good image quality up to ISO3200/6400; rugged; fast and mostly reliable AF; many and flexible settings; efficient handling; ISO priority mode; Con” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 80 out of 100.

A number of Pentax K-50 owners thought this digital camera had a good experience. Get Real wrote on Amazon two years ago “The Photographer doing the one to one has many, many years experience shooting all over the world” in their Pentax K-50 review. This month The Guardian mentioned “With some experience you can radically enhance your results by editing/playing with them”.

Two Pentax K-50 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Pentax K-50 was comfortable and easy to hold. In November last year Timothy Sharpe wrote in his review of the Pentax K-50 on Amazon “Packed well, once battery was charged I found the camera very comfortable to handle, photos taken were sharp”. Wizard Technology mentioned on Amazon “The camera feels very comfortable to hold and sturdy too” in their Pentax K-50 review.

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Good Technical Features

Some people who bought it considered that it had good features. I Clarke mentioned “Has plenty of really useful features particularly for beginners” . J. Green wrote “There is a lot to learn about this camera and it has features that I never knew existed, manual has almost 300 pages” in their review of the Pentax K-50 and gave the Pentax K-50 a rating of 5 stars. Lodestone said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Great starter DSLR with excellent features” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

Pentax Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

Pentax SLR cameras have excellent ratings on average and across all digital cameras Pentax is one of the best brands.

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Good Battery Life

A number of customers said in their reviews that it had a good battery life. Last year Amazon Customer gave it an excellent review and mentioned on Amazon “The supplied recharable battery seems to be good” in their review of the Pentax K-50. Badger wrote in their review of the Pentax K-50 on Amazon “The battery arrangements seem rather ad hoc”. Last year John Pearson said on Amazon “Already purchasing new lens & accessories only slight negative is battery life which isn't the best”.

Good Support

A few Pentax K-50 reviewers who bought the product concluded that it had good technical guidance. Mr B J Dellevoet wrote on Amazon in November last year “Of course, since I am in my eighties, I am still busy going with a fine comb through the Manual, which I downloaded”. Richard said on Amazon “I recommend switching to manual mode and playing with different white balances, you can really make pictures 'pop' with a few tweaks to the settings” in his Pentax K-50 review and scored the Pentax K-50 very highly. Tikka said on Amazon “A bit of research established that my old Metz 32Z1 (4.5v trigger) was ok to use in manual mode”.

Good Exposure Control

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good exposure controls. Graham M. wrote on Amazon “The K-50 has a lot of new features such as time lapse functions and easily adjustable exposure controls” in his review of the Pentax K-50 and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Good Video Capture

One Pentax K-50 owner reckoned that it was good for video recording. Mr Andrew Comerford mentioned on Amazon this year “If any noobs ask you, "Canon or Nikon, " show them what a real camera looks like (video may not be up to much.” in his Pentax K-50 review.

Good Flash

One Pentax K-50 owner who bought the product thought it had a good flash.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Pentax K-50 supports Full HD video. Most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50 also support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon EOS 60D[plb_1503709_price], and the Sony Alpha A58[plb_1611460_price] is also worth considering.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Pentax K-30[plb_1717026_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the K-50, the Pentax K-50 has a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Canon EOS 60D[plb_1503709_price], or the Sony Alpha A58[plb_1611460_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other cameras which also have a built-in flash to this digital camera and we think the Pentax K-30[plb_1717026_price] is also worth considering.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the EOS 60D[pl_1503709_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC), or the EOS M[pl_1609273_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) all from Canon which is also higher rated.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this digital camera and we think the EOS 60D[pl_1503709_price], and the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price] both from Canon which has better reviews; or the Nikon D3000[plb_993_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Pentax K-50 is more than most SLR cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image format "RAW" is also supported by this Pentax camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of cameras that were launched around the same time as the K-50 is 3, the smallest is 38, and the average maximum aperture is 14. With a maximum aperture of 38, the Pentax K-50 has one of the smaller maximum apertures amongst SLR cameras of this age.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The maximum ISO speeds of digital cameras of this age and type range from 1,600 to 210,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 18,000. At 51,200, the Pentax K-50 has a very high maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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Very High Maximum Playback Zoom

The maximum playback zooms of cameras of this type and age range from 1x to 16x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 9.8x. The Pentax K-50 has a very high maximum playback zoom (16 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Fairly High JPEG Frame Rate

The Pentax K-50 has a quite high JPEG frame rate (60 frames per second) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-50. The lowest JPEG frame rate of SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-50 is 3fps and the highest is 60fps.

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Six Aspheric Elements

Most SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50 have between 1 and 10 aspheric elements, including the Pentax K-50 which has six aspheric elements.

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Has Two Playback Modes

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of camera playback modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a Single image playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on cameras that were launched around the same time as the K-50. The playback mode "Slide show" is also found on this Pentax digital camera.

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Has Three Image Editing Modes

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has a Rotating image editing mode, which is the most commonly found image editing mode found on SLR cameras that have been available for around the same time as the K-50. The image editing modes "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Pentax camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many SLR cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Pentax K-50 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of this type and age. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolution is the worst supported video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Supports Twenty-Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Pentax K-50 is more than most cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera supports a 100 ISO speed, which is the most frequently supported ISO speed supported by SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to the K-50. The ISO speeds "125", "160", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250", "1600", "2000", "2250", "2500", "3200", "4000", "5000", "6400", "8000", "10000", "12800", "16000", "25600", "51200" and "Auto" are also supported by this Pentax camera.

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H.264 Video Format

This digital camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video format, which is the most commonly supported video format on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Features Six Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Pentax K-50 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the K-50. The auto focus "Continuous Auto Focus", "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Pentax digital camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Pentax digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by cameras of this type and age. The camera file systems "Exif 2.3" and "RAW" are also supported by this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Pentax K-50 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all SLR cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

An LCD display is the worst display amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of digital cameras that came out around the same time as the K-50 is 0.0031s and the longest is 3s. At only 0.005 seconds, the Pentax K-50 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto/Manual focus, which is the most commonly found focus on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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14 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

A number of people mentioned that the product was not noisy. Richard said on Amazon “It is noisy”. Thomasl mentioned in their review three years ago “Battery life mediocre at best; noisy shutter; live view” but despite that they gave it a score of 4 stars.

Not Good in Terms of Size

Several people who reviewed the Pentax K-50 thought it was not heavy and bulky. C. Pickering said on Amazon “A bit heavier than some of the opposition” but they still rated it as very good. Mr Andrew Comerford mentioned on Amazon “A touch heavy for its size.” in his Pentax K-50 review but in spite of that he still scored the Pentax K-50 very highly. Mr S. said in his Pentax K-50 review “A little on the heavy side due to weatherproofing”.

One person thought it was not a good body shape. Badger mentioned in their review of the Pentax K-50 on Amazon “Bought to replace a Pentax 1st body with a dead sensor”.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Pentax K-50 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do support video recording.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support video recording to this camera and we think the EOS 60D[pl_1503709_price], or the EOS M[pl_1609273_price] both from Canon which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Pentax K-50 does not have a GPS. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not have a GPS.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a GPS to this digital camera and we think the D5200[pl_1829432_price], or the D3300[pl_3289888_price] both from Nikon which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the K-50 are not 3D compatible. The Pentax K-50 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

If you want a digital camera that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Nikon D5200[plb_1829432_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Pentax K-50 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other SLR cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the K-50 also do not support WiFi connectivity.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support WiFi connectivity that you might also want to consider including the Nikon D3000[plb_993_price]; or the D750[pl_2497138_price], or the D5200[pl_1829432_price] both from Nikon.

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Not Waterproof

Most digital cameras of this spec and age are not waterproof. The Pentax K-50 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Pentax K-50 does not have an image stabiliser, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50 also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Only One Diaphragm Blades

Most cameras of a comparable age and type to the K-50 have between one and eight diaphragm blades, including the Pentax K-50 which has one diaphragm blades.

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Very Small Maximum Memory Card Size

With a maximum memory card size of only 2 gigabytes, the Pentax K-50 has a fairly small maximum memory card size compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age. Across all the SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-50 the maximum memory card sizes range from 1GB to 64GB.

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Only Has Two Photo Effects

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera has a Neutral photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the K-50. The photo effect "Muted" is also found on this Pentax camera.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length

With a maximum focal length of only 82.5 millimeters, the Pentax K-50 has one of the shorter maximum focal lengths amongst SLR cameras of this age. The shortest maximum focal length of cameras of a similar spec and age to the K-50 is 3mm, the longest is 880mm, and the average maximum focal length is 140mm.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Pentax K-50 is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Pentax digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on SLR cameras that have been around for a similar time to the K-50. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Only ±1EV (1/2 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This camera has a -2EV - +1EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Pentax K-50

Released Over Three Years Ago

Pentax released the K-50 over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the Pentax K-50 has a pretty typical screen size compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think a cheaper digital camera such as the Nikon D3000[plb_993_price] or you might consider a higher scoring digital camera such as the EOS 60D[pl_1503709_price], and the EOS 100D - Rebel SL1[pl_1580158_price] both from Canon are also worth considering.

If this Pentax digital camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Nikon D750[plb_2497138_price] (3.2" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 590 grams, the Pentax K-50 has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Pentax K-30[plb_1717026_price] (590g).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16.28 megapixels, the Pentax K-50 has a relatively average megapixel count compared to most of the other SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago.

If this camera megapixel count is too low for you then you might want to consider the D3300[pl_3289888_price] (24.2MP and higher rated), or the D750[pl_2497138_price] (24.3MP and higher rated) both from Nikon.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Total Megapixel Count
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Format
Aspect Ratio
Design
Colour
Lens System
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Fixed Focal Length
Lens
Lens Structure
Lens Mount Interface
Aspheric Element
Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Lens Mount
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Point
Focus Points Selection
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Setting
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Guide
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touch Sensitive Screen
Display Resolution
Second Display
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI Port
USB Version
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Expert Reviews

27 February 2015

Die beste DSLR und DSLM bis 600 Euro ist mit unserer Bestenliste schnell gefunden: Einfach den Betrag eingeben, filtern lassen und schon sehen Sie günstige Systemkameras, die sich auch Test und... Read more…

Relatively low cost
Great image quality
Display swings out for capturing a variety of angles
Friendly interface
Smooth operation
Live View focus seems sluggish
Physical controls can be awkward to navigate
Some physical controls are awkward to navigate
Program mode tends to produce darker exposures
Images are very noisy after ISO 800

User Reviews

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Reviewed 16 March 2015 by Mirow
Mirow would recommend the Pentax K-50 (Verified Purchase)

The quality of this ca era blew me away. And the level of controls that are easy to use, little if any diving thrums us to adjust settings is great. I have owned 35 mm slrs, aps slrs, various... Read more…

Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
High ISO Performance
Large Clear LCD
Rather Noisy Focus Motor
Hard Shutter Release
Poor Image Quality
Noisy At High ISO
Reviewed 15 July 2014 by Rp2s
Rp2s would recommend the Pentax K-50 (Verified Purchase)

This camera and lens combo is an unbelievable deal. The camera shoots at high ISO with very little noise added to the image. It has a rigid frame under its polycarbonate body, that gives it a... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Placement Of Front E-dail
Noisy At High ISO
Lag Shutter Delay
Poor Image Quality
Poor Image Stabilization
Reviewed 28 January 2015 by '70's Pentax fan
'70's Pentax fan would recommend the Pentax K-50 (Verified Purchase)

Coming from using a film camera to my first digital camera,I was intimidated by the extensive variables in the controls and by the lengthy manual. In a few days, I realized that most of these... Read more…

Easy To Use
Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 21 October 2015 by Daniels
Daniels would recommend the Pentax K-50 (Verified Purchase)

I had to replace my old and trusty Olympus E-520. I did not buy new mirror less version of olympus camera because I do not like EVF. Pentax K-50 has different image colors [jpg] but I like it... Read more…

Easy To Use
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
High ISO Performance
Quiet
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 20 August 2015 by Hiking Photos
Hiking Photos would recommend the Pentax K-50 (Verified Purchase)

This is my first DSLR after using a digital point and shoot for several years and film SLRs. Pentax's weather resistance was a key factor in my choice to buy this camera over comparable DSLRs from... Read more…

Durable
Easy To Use
Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Weather resistant
Amazing value
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers w1855m, l1855m, w18135, dal1855, da18135, l1855mm, w18135m, w1855mm, ricoh 30, w18135mm, dal1855m, da18135m, dal50200
Barcodes 00017854223707, 00027075209763, 00027075217829, 00027075230293, 00027075230323, 00027075230330, 00027075230521, 00027075230538, 00027075230545, 00027075230552, 00027075231160, 00027075231177, 00027075231597, 00027075232303, 00027075233102, 00027075233119, 00027075233218, 00027075233225, 00027075233324, 00027075233331, 00027075233430, 00027075233447, 00027075233553, 00027075233560, 00027075233669, 00027075233676, 00027075233775, 00027075233782, 00027075233881, 00027075233898

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