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Nikon D5600 vs Pentax K-2S Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for K-2S
D5600 vs K-2S Sensors
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D5600 vs K-2S: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
The K-2S has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x 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-2S
Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-2S Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||20.12|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||11|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||40|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|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 rather comfortable touch screen and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the K-2S: that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the K-2S and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D5600 scores 25 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-2S
|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-2S are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the built-in GPS.
Yields 13 points for the K-2S.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-2S Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and K-2S
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Nikon D5600 as better choice.
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