Canon EOS 250D / SL3 (Rebel SL3) vs Pentax K-50 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 250D / SL3 vs K-50 - Side by side

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Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 vs Pentax K-50 Specs

EOS 250D / SL3

  • Introduced in April 2019
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8mm³ (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.7")
  • 450g (14.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 250D / SL3

K-50

  • Introduced in July 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • No WiFi
  • 129 x 95.5 x 70mm³ (5.1" x 3.8" x 2.8")
  • 650g (21.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for K-50

EOS 250D / SL3 vs K-50 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 250D / SL3 an K-50 sensor comparison

EOS 250D / SL3 vs K-50: Viewfinder

EOS 250D / SL3 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The K-50 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.58x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 250D / SL3 (0.54x)

K-50 (0.58x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 250D / SL3Simulated viewfinder of the K-50

Better choice: Pentax K-50

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Pentax K-50 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3 a better choice

EOS 250D / SL3

K-50

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.0016.49
Larger lens selection (3)22040
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)1050480
Weighs less (2)450g
(14.5 oz.)
650g
(21.0 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 250D / SL3 are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the EOS 250D / SL3 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the K-50. Another advantage over the K-50: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 250D / SL3 scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-50

EOS 250D / SL3

K-50

Higher speed (4, frames/second)56
Auto Focus points (4)911
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Image stabilizer (3)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the K-50 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the optical image stabilizer.

Yields 19 points for the K-50.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 250D / SL3

K-50

Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Sensor cleaning
Built-in flash
Similar size791cm³862cm³
Canon EOS 250D / SL3 VS Pentax K-50 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 250D / SL3 and K-50

EOS 250D / SL3 und K-50, front viewEOS 250D / SL3 und K-50, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 250D / SL3 und K-50, view from aboveEOS 250D / SL3 und K-50, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 250D / SL3 / Rebel SL3

Pentax K-50

25
19

We recommend Canon EOS 250D / SL3 as better choice.

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