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Pentax K-500 versus Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

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Pentax K-500

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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79
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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23.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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13.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1087 ISO
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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66
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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22.3 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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11.7 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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660 ISO
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Pentax K-500

Manufacturer specifications

Type Entry-level DSLR 
Announced 2013-06-12 
Indicative price (USD) 600  
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) 4.8  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
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 cleaningYes 
Mount typePentax KAF  
Weight (gr) 586  
Battery type Li-ion, D-LI109, 7.4V, 1050mAh 
Battery weight (gr)
Tropicalization No 
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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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2013-10-17 
Indicative price (USD) 600  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4608 x 3464  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 15.96  
Sensor size (mm) 13.0 x 17.3 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.8  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 2.00 
Aspect Ratio 4:3 
ISO latitude  125 - 25600 
Shutter type Electronic/Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/16000 - 60.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount typeMicro 4/3  
Weight (gr) 173  
Battery type Li-ion, 7.2V, 680mAh, 4.9Wh 
Battery weight (gr) 29 
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Mixed Plastic 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type No viewfinder 
View finder magnification
View finder coverage
Mirror lockup  
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 1036000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen Yes 
Contrast screen
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AFS, AFF, AFC, MF 
Number of autofocus points 23 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-timer 
Buffer size 7 (RAW), Unlimited(JPEG) 
Recording medium SD, SDHC, SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW(RW2) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity microHDMI TypeD, USB 2.0 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MP4, AVCHD 
Video codec MPEG-4 
Video stabilisation No 

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Pentax K-500

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GM1

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