Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Pentax KP vs Pentax K-50 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for K-50
KP 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:
KP vs K-50: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
The K-50 features an optical viewfinder with a penta prism that also covers 100% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.58x.
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: Tie - the difference is hardly noticable
Pentax KP VS Pentax K-50 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||16.49|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||6|
|Auto Focus points (4)||27||11|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Pentax are the larger sensitivity, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone. 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 KP scores 23 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-50
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||480|
|More portable (2)||1009cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-50 are that the battery has more stamina and the more compact size.
Yields 5 points for the K-50.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||0.92||0.92|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Pentax K-50 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and K-50
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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