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Pentax K-5 II
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A good spec and multi award winning SLR digital camera, many different available lenses but representing only middle of the road value for money
SLR 16.3MP 4928 X 3264 Pixels CMOS Sep 2012
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Pentax K-5 II Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Pentax K-5 II number 458 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
16 Reviews + 5 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
79
Features
Good Features
75
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 75?

It has great expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 16 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Pentax digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
4928 x 3264 pixels image resolution
Slower than average camera shutter speed
Heavier than average

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How Big is the Pentax K-5 II?

The Pentax K-5 II is 131mm wide and 97mm tall. It is 72.5mm deep and weighs 680g.

Pentax K-5 II front dimensions
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Pentax K-5 II In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $775.00 it is in the most expensive 29% of cameras.

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Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Pentax K-5 II of 16.3MP is higher than 67% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Pentax K-5 II is 4928 x 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Pentax camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000. The Pentax K-5 II's maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200 is in the highest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Pentax K-5 II of only 0.000125s is in the slowest 5% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Pentax camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Pentax K-5 II has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Pentax K-5 II of 680g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 7% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Pentax K-5 II supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Pentax K-5 II features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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740 Battery Life

The Pentax K-5 II is a camera that takes 740 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Pentax K-5 II supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Pentax K-5 II's display diagonal of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 12% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Pentax K-5 II supports video capability. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Live View

The Pentax K-5 II supports live view. 83% of cameras do not support live view.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Pentax K-5 II of 921,000 pixels is higher than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Pentax K-5 II has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

pentax k5iis1855dal55300dal, pentax k5iilenskitda18135wr, pentax k5iis1855dal50200dal, pentax k5iilenskitda1855wr, pentax k5iis1855wr, pentax k5iibodykit

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00027075220386, 00027075220492, 00027075220607, 00027075220720, 00027075220737, 00027075220812, 00617529219136, 00617529219143, 00617529219150

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