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Pentax K-50 Digital Camera

SLR 16.28MP CMOS Dec 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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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38 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

Users have rated this camera as outstanding on average.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few people who reviewed it mentioned that it had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer said on Amazon “The level gauge in the view finder is good” in their Pentax K-50 review and rated it 5 stars. Mr Andrew Comerford wrote on Amazon “That's down to the pentaprism viewfinder (the best in its class)” in his review and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Mr. Anthony Butler wrote in his Pentax K-50 review three years ago “The viewfinder was much superior and it had weather-proofing”.

Four Pentax K-50 reviewers who bought it reckoned that it had a good screen. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Pentax K-50 “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. said “HD video feature with live screen is very good” in his Pentax K-50 review. Two years ago Mr B J Dellevoet wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “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”.

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Good Quality Lens

Six Pentax K-50 owners who bought it concluded that it had a good lens. Mr. Anthony Butler wrote on Amazon three years ago “The build quality is excellent and the kit lens is also very good” in his review of the Pentax K-50. P. Horrex gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote “I bought the K50 in red with the 18-135 lens and am very impressed”. Last year Richard said on Amazon “Probably most importantly is the lens options” in his Pentax K-50 review.

Three Pentax K-50 owners who bought the Pentax K-50 thought it had a good autofocus. Tikka wrote “The focusing and metering in full auto seem very hard to fool”. Two years ago Timothy Sharpe wrote in his Pentax K-50 review on Amazon “Image very colourful, like the real item, found the auto focus noisey” and gave the product a score of 5 stars.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed it said that it was able to produce good images. Allthe44s wrote “The clarity of the LCD Monitor and photo's is superb” and rated the product 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote “Love it in auto, now need to learn how to take real photos” in their review of this digital camera. Amazon Customer also mentioned “New to dslr photography Some lovely images”.

A number of people who purchased the Pentax K-50 thought it had a good picture resolution. Dr. Gergely Hal scored the product 5 stars and mentioned in their Pentax K-50 review “I bought it to my wife as a present to learn the photo shooting with a real SRL”. Jono wrote on Amazon “You can forgive it for those little quibbles as soon as you hold it in your hands and start shooting It's nicely weighted” in their review of the Pentax K-50 and scored it 5 stars. Mr. Anthony Butler mentioned on Amazon “Light areas, even better when shooting RAW, which is saved as a DNG file” in his review and scored it 5 stars.

One Pentax K-50 owner reckoned that it was good in low light. Andrew L. mentioned on Amazon “Much better low-light performance” and rated this digital camera 5 stars.

One Pentax K-50 owner reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Two years ago Jono mentioned “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 customer who reviewed it thought it had a good ISO range.

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Good Product Quality

Sixteen people who reviewed the product concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “It was very good quality and delivered right in time”. Barbara wrote on Amazon “Very good quality of this product” in her review. Lee mentioned in his Pentax K-50 review “Amazing build and quality, puts the likes of nikon”.

Easy to Use

Some Pentax K-50 owners thought it was easy to use. A. Feeney mentioned in their review “Updated my K10 light, sharp and easy to use would recommend”. D Short said on Amazon “It's a joy to use and I'm very happy with the results” in their review of this digital camera. Marcin M. scored it 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Pentax K-50 “Easy to use, small body, much smaller than other DSLR Cameras, thank safe some space in rucksack”.

A few customers who purchased the Pentax K-50 agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Miroslav Tokarsky rated it 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “Great camera, user friendly menu, great quality of pictures.i am loving it!”. Thomasl mentioned on Amazon “Very good image quality up to ISO3200/6400; rugged; fast and mostly reliable AF; many and flexible settings; efficient handling; ISO priority mode; Con”.

Several people who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it had a good experience. Three years ago Get Real said in their review of the Pentax K-50 “The Photographer doing the one to one has many, many years experience shooting all over the world”. Last year The Guardian mentioned in their review of the Pentax K-50 “With some experience you can radically enhance your results by editing/playing with them”.

Several customers agreed that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Timothy Sharpe said “Packed well, once battery was charged I found the camera very comfortable to handle, photos taken were sharp” in his review of this digital camera. Wizard Technology wrote “The camera feels very comfortable to hold and sturdy too” in their review.

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Good Technical Features

Seven Pentax K-50 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. I Clarke wrote on Amazon “Has plenty of really useful features particularly for beginners”. J. Green rated the product as very good and said on Amazon “There is a lot to learn about this camera and it has features that I never knew existed, manual has almost 300 pages”. Lodestone wrote on Amazon two years ago “Great starter DSLR with excellent features” and scored this digital camera very highly.

Nice Design

Several people who bought the Pentax K-50 agreed that it was good looking. Two years ago D Short said on Amazon “Both kit lenses seem pretty good and it's weather sealing makes a huge difference in Scotland” and scored the Pentax K-50 5 stars. The Guardian said in their review “The K-50 is visually stunning in its red casing” .

One person who reviewed this digital camera thought it was well designed. Nickrs mentioned in their Pentax K-50 review “It is a bit of a handful albeit a well designed and very ergonomic handful”.

One Pentax K-50 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was a good design. The Guardian gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “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 Pentax K-50 owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Tikka wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon two years ago “For small neat camera it is very easy to handle even with my big paws”.

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Robust

A number of Pentax K-50 owners who purchased the Pentax K-50 reckoned that it was well made. Two years ago Andr gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Well built, Nice to use” in their review. Badger gave the Pentax K-50 a rating of 5 stars and wrote “The Maxsimafoto cage from Amazon is perfectly well made - no need to Pentax!”. Two years ago C. Pickering scored it very highly and wrote “Feels very solid to use” in their review.

A number of Pentax K-50 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Two years ago Jono mentioned on Amazon “It feels good and sturdy in the hands” in their Pentax K-50 review. The Guardian mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon in January last year “Various control functions are sturdy and easy to master even by someone with large hands”. The Guardian also wrote “Robust, versatile, easy to use, excellent value –”.

One Pentax K-50 reviewer reckoned that this digital camera was sealed. Jono said on Amazon two years ago “Once you understand that, you can really appreciate its well-crafted fully weather sealed body shape” in their Pentax K-50 review and rated it 5 stars.

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Pentax Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Pentax is one of the leading camera manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, and Pentax also has excellent reviews for its SLR cameras.

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Good Battery Life

Several customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good battery life. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Pentax K-50 on Amazon “The supplied recharable battery seems to be good”. Badger rated the product as excellent and wrote on Amazon “The battery arrangements seem rather ad hoc” in their Pentax K-50 review. John Pearson mentioned “Already purchasing new lens & accessories only slight negative is battery life which isn't the best” in his review of the Pentax K-50.

Good Support

Several people who bought the Pentax K-50 concluded that it had good technical guidance. Two years ago Mr B J Dellevoet said in his review of this digital camera “Of course, since I am in my eighties, I am still busy going with a fine comb through the Manual, which I downloaded” and gave it a rating of 5 stars. Richard gave it a very good review and he mentioned in his review on Amazon last year “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”. Tikka rated the Pentax K-50 as very good and wrote 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 person reckoned that the Pentax K-50 had good exposure controls. Graham M. mentioned 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.

Good Video Capture

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Last year Mr Andrew Comerford rated it as very good and he wrote in his Pentax K-50 review on Amazon “If any noobs ask you, "Canon or Nikon, " show them what a real camera looks like (video may not be up to much.”.

Good Flash

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good flash.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Pentax K-50 supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the K-50 which do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Pentax K-50 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other SLR cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

There are a number of alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price].

We think you might also be interested in other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the 1 J1[pl_1657791_price], or the D3300[pl_2113658_price] both from Nikon.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this SLR digital camera is too bad for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

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

Alternative digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available that you might want to consider include the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of supported image formats than most SLR cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras that came out more than two years ago. The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-50 the maximum aperture numbers range from 3.5 to 38. With a maximum aperture number of 38, the Pentax K-50 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many SLR cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of SLR cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-50 is 1,600, the highest is 210,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 20,000. The Pentax K-50 has a quite high ISO sensitivity (max) (51,200) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-50.

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Quite High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of cameras of a similar age and spec to the K-50 is 38fps. At 60 frames per second, the Pentax K-50 has a quite high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-50.

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Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

At 16 times zoom factor, the Pentax K-50 has a quite high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other SLR cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-50. The average playback zoom (max) of SLR cameras that are a similar age to the K-50 is 11x.

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± 5EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 5EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Has Three Image Editings

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

This camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on SLR cameras that are a comparable age to it. 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.

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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 are a comparable age to it.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the Pentax K-50 is more than most SLR cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This Pentax camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on cameras of a comparable age and type to the K-50. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports a H.264|MPEG4 video formats supported, which is typical of many digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports Twenty-Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Pentax K-50 is more than most SLR cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Pentax digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. The ISO sensitivitys "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 digital camera.

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Features Six Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Contrast Detection Auto Focus", "Face detection", "Spot Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Pentax camera.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of camera file systems than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of this spec and age. The camera file systems "Exif 2.3" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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TFT Display

The Pentax K-50 has a TFT display which is better than most cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. Most SLR cameras that were released more than two years ago have an LCD display. 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.

This camera's display (TFT) is in fact the best display across all SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Across similar types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Supports One Power Source Type

The number of power sources supported by the Pentax K-50 is more than most SLR cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This camera supports a Battery power source type, which is the most frequently supported power source type supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-50.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.005 seconds, the Pentax K-50 has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to the K-50. Across all the SLR cameras that are a comparable age to the K-50 the flash sync-speeds range from 0.00012s to 3s.

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12 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Three customers who reviewed it considered that it was not noisy. Richard said on Amazon “It is noisy” in his review of the Pentax K-50. Thomasl said in their Pentax K-50 review “Battery life mediocre at best; noisy shutter; live view”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

A few Pentax K-50 reviewers agreed that this digital camera was not heavy and bulky. C. Pickering wrote “A bit heavier than some of the opposition” but in spite of that they scored it 5 stars. Mr Andrew Comerford wrote on Amazon “A touch heavy for its size.” but even so he still scored this digital camera 5 stars. Three years ago Mr S. mentioned on Amazon “A little on the heavy side due to weatherproofing”.

One person who reviewed the Pentax K-50 thought it was not a good body shape. Badger mentioned on Amazon three years ago “Bought to replace a Pentax 1st body with a dead sensor” but even so they gave this digital camera a rating of 5 stars.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Pentax K-50 does not support video capability, unlike most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50 which support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this camera and we think the Nikon 1 J1[plb_1657791_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Pentax K-50 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other SLR cameras that came out around the same time as the K-50 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this camera and we think the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

The Pentax K-50 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-50 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax K-50 does not support wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the K-50 also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Pentax K-50 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Pentax K-50 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-50 also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Only Has Seven Shooting Modess

The Pentax K-50 has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This digital camera has a Manual shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on cameras of this spec and age. The shooting modess "Aperture priority", "Auto", "Movie", "Program", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

Most cameras of this age and type have between one and three number of aspheric elementss, including the Pentax K-50 which has one number of aspheric elements.

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Only Six Number of Diaphragm Bladess

The Pentax K-50 is a six number of diaphragm blades digital camera. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age have between two and eight number of diaphragm bladess.

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Only 11 Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

The Pentax K-50 is an 11 auto Focus (AF) points digital camera. Most of the other SLR cameras that came out more than two years ago have between 1 and 799 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Pentax K-50

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Pentax released the K-50.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Pentax K-50 has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

If this SLR digital camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] (3.2") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 590 grams, the Pentax K-50 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other SLR cameras that were released around the same time as the K-50.

Other cameras with a heavier weight that you might want to look at include the Nikon 1 J1[plb_1657791_price] (234g).

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Average Megapixel

The Pentax K-50 has a pretty typical megapixel (16.28 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth considering include the Nikon D7100[plb_2082345_price] (24.71MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Sensor Format
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Lens Mount Interface
Number of Aspheric Elements
Number of Diaphragm Blades
Filter Size
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Settings
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Lens Weight
Lens Length
Lens Diameter
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Carrying Case
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Other Features
Built-In Flash

Expert Reviews

27 February 2015

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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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Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

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