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Pentax K-50 versus Pentax K-3

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Pentax K-50

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score [?]
79
Portrait (Color Depth) [?]
23.7 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range) [?]
13 Evs
Sports (Low-Light ISO) [?]
1120 ISO
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Pentax K-3

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score [?]
80
Portrait (Color Depth) [?]
23.7 bits
Landscape (Dynamic Range) [?]
13.4 Evs
Sports (Low-Light ISO) [?]
1216 ISO
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Pentax K-50

Type Semi-Pro DSLR 
Announced Jun. 2013  
Indicative price (USD) 599  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 4936 x 3272  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.15  
Sensor size (mm) 15.7 x 23.7 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 12.0  
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 51600 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/6000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 6.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Pentax KAF  
Weight (gr) 590  
Battery type Li-ion, D-LI109, 7.4V, 1050mAh 
Battery weight (gr) 48 
Tropicalization Yes 
Camera material Metal/Plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.92 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter -2.5 to +1.5 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Contrast Detect (sensor) Phase Detect Multi-area Center Tracking Single Continuous Face Detection Live View  
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing +/-3 (3 frames at 1 EV steps) 
Exposure compensation +/-5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) 
Drive modes Single Continuous (Hi, Lo) Self-Timer (12s, 2s) Remote (0s, 3s, continuous) Auto Bracketing (3 frames, standard, timer, remote)  
Buffer size 30 (JPEG), 8 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format RAW (DNG) JPEG (EXIF 2.3) DCF 2.0 compliant DPOF PIM III  
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) HDMI No Remote control Yes (optional, wired or wireless) 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 /30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format MPEG-4 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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Pentax K-3

Type Semi-Pro DSLR 
Announced Oct. 2013  
Indicative price (USD) 1300  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 6080 x 4032  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.51  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 15.0  
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 51200 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 8.3  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning  
Mount type Pentax KAF  
Weight (gr) 0  
Battery type Li-Ion D-LI90 
Battery weight (gr)
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.95 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup Yes 
View finder diopter -2.5 to +1.5 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size 3.2 
Monitor pixel 1037000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF Single, AF Continuous, Manual 
Number of autofocus points 27 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous shooting (Hi, Med, Lo), Self-timer (2 or 12 sec), Remote control (0 or 3 sec, or continuous), Exposure bracketing, Mirror lockup, HDR capture. 
Buffer size  
Recording medium Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG4 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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Pentax K-50

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Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM Pentax
Tamron SP 10-24MM F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical IF Pentax
Pentax smc DA 12-24mm F4.0 ED AL (IF)
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 14mm F2.8
Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
Pentax HD DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
Pentax smc PENTAX DA Star 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 16-45mm F4 ED AL
Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC HSM Pentax
Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO HSM C Pentax
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL II
Pentax smc DA 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM
Pentax smc Pentax DA 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 ED AL [IF]
Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD ASPHERICAL (IF) MACRO Pentax
Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Pentax
Pentax HD DA 20-40mm F2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR
Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
Pentax HD DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Pentax
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] Pentax
Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL
Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Pentax
Pentax HD DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
Pentax smc DA 40mm f2.8 XS
Pentax HD DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
Pentax smc PENTAX D FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED
Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4
Pentax smc DA 50mm f1.8
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Pentax smc DA Star 55mm F1.4 SDM
Pentax smc DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
Pentax smc D FA MACRO 100mm F2.8 WR
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Pentax
Pentax smc DA Star 200mm F2.8 ED (IF) SDM
Pentax smc DA Star 300mm F4 ED (IF) SDM
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Pentax K-3

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Sigma 8-16mm F4.5-5.6 DC HSM Pentax
Tamron SP 10-24MM F/3.5-4.5 Di II LD Aspherical IF Pentax
Pentax smc DA 12-24mm F4.0 ED AL (IF)
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 14mm F2.8
Pentax HD DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
Pentax smc DA 15mm F4 ED AL Limited
Pentax smc PENTAX DA Star 16-50mm F2.8 ED AL (IF) SDM
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 16-45mm F4 ED AL
Sigma 17-50mm F2.8 EX DC HSM Pentax
Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC MACRO HSM C Pentax
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 AL II
Pentax smc Pentax DA 18-250mm F3.5-6.3 ED AL [IF]
Tamron AF18-200mm F/3.5-6.3 XR Di-II LD ASPHERICAL (IF) MACRO Pentax
Sigma 18-200mm F3.5-6.3 II DC OS HSM Pentax
Pentax smc DA 18-270mm F3.5-6.3 ED SDM
Pentax HD DA 20-40mm F2.8-4 ED Limited DC WR
Pentax smc DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
Pentax HD DA 21mm F3.2 AL Limited
Samyang 24mm f/1.4 ED AS UMC Pentax
Tamron SP AF 28-75mm F/2.8 XR Di LD Aspherical [IF] Pentax
Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Pentax HD DA 35mm F2.8 Macro Limited
Pentax smc DA 35mm F2.4 AL
Sigma 35mm F1.4 DG HSM A Pentax
Pentax HD DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
Pentax smc DA 40mm F2.8 Limited
Pentax smc DA 40mm f2.8 XS
Pentax smc PENTAX D FA 50mm F2.8 Macro
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 50-200mm F4-5.6 ED
Pentax smc FA 50mm F1.4
Pentax smc DA 50mm f1.8
Pentax smc PENTAX DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Pentax smc DA Star 55mm F1.4 SDM
Pentax smc DA 70mm F2.4 Limited
Pentax smc D FA MACRO 100mm F2.8 WR
Sigma 150-500mm F5-6.3 APO DG OS HSM Pentax
Pentax smc DA Star 200mm F2.8 ED (IF) SDM
Pentax smc DA Star 300mm F4 ED (IF) SDM
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