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Nikon D5600 vs Pentax K-50 Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for K-50
D5600 vs K-50 Sensors
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D5600 vs K-50: Viewfinder
D5600 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.
Better choice: Pentax K-50
Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-50 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||16.49|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||11|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||40|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Touch screen (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||480|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the articulated display and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the D5600 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 D5600 scores 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-50
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||6|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4)||Penta mirror||Penta prism|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-50 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer.
Yields 15 points for the K-50.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-50 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and K-50
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.
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