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Pentax K5 versus Sony A6000

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Pentax K5

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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82
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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23.7 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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14.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1162 ISO
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Sony A6000

DxOMark Sensor Scores

Overall Score
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82
Portrait
(Color Depth)
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24.1 bits
Landscape
(Dynamic Range)
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13.1 Evs
Sports
(Low-Light ISO)
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1347 ISO
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Pentax K5

Manufacturer specifications

Type Semi-Pro DSLR 
Announced 2010-09-20 
Indicative price (USD) 1600  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 4928 x 3264  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 16.08  
Sensor size (mm) 15.7 x 23.7 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 4.8  
Bits per pixel 14 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  80 - 51200 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/8000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 7.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware 1.0.3 
Dust cleaningYes 
Mount type Pentax KAF2  
Weight (gr) 740  
Battery type Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90, 7.4V, 1500mAh  
Battery weight (gr) 84 
Tropicalization Yes, Weather and dust resistant 
Camera material  
Mount material  
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.92 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup NA 
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 AF Single (w focus lock, focus/shutter priority selectable), AF Continuous (w focus/FPS priority selectable), Manual Focus point adjustment: Auto 11 Point, Auto 5 Point, User-Selectable, Center AF assist: Yes, via dedicated LED AF assist lamp  
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing Yes (2, 3, or 5 frames, up to +/- 2 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps) 
Exposure compensation -5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s, continuous), Auto Bracketing (standard, timer, remote), MLU (standard, remote), HDR Capture (+3, 0, -3 with 5 blend settings and pixel alignment), Multi-Exposure (2-9 shots), Interval (999 
Buffer size 22 (JPEG), 8 (RAW) 
Recording medium SD (Secure Digital), SDHC and SDXC memory cards 
Image format RAW (PEF, DNG), JPG (EXIF 2.21), DCF 2.0 compliant, DPOF, PIM III 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out, HDMI out, DC in, cable switch, 3.5mm stereo microphone, X-sync socket Video out: HD (via HDMI), NTSC, PAL Printer interfaces: n/a 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 25 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus Yes 
Video file format AVI 
Video codec M-JPEG 
Video stabilisation  

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Sony A6000

Manufacturer specifications

Type Hybrid 
Announced 2014-02-12 
Indicative price (USD) 799  
Sensor type CMOS 
Resolution 6024 x 4024  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 24.24  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm) 3.9  
Bits per pixel 12.0 
Focal length multiplier 1.50 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 25600 
Shutter type Electronic/Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/4000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 11.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  No 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning 
Mount typeSony E  
Weight (gr) 0  
Battery type NP-FW50 (7.2V), 1080mAh 
Battery weight (gr)
Tropicalization No 
Camera material Metal 
Mount material Metal 
View finder type Electronic 
View finder magnification 0.7 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup No 
View finder diopter  
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921600 
Articulated screen Yes 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes AF-A, AF-S, AF-C, DMF,MF 
Number of autofocus points 179 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV 
Drive modes Single Shot, Continuous shooting (Hi/Mid/Lo selectable), Self-timer. 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/ SDHC/SDXC, Memory Stick Pro Duo/ Pro-HG Duo 
Image format JPEG, RAW(ARW) 
White balance bracketing Yes 
Connectivity USB/HDMI/WiFi 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro Yes 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 60 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format MPEG4 
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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