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Pentax K-500 Review
|17 Reviews + 2 Awards|
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 82?
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Pentax digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report technical features.
The K-500 has some great features:
What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 184 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 193 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 185 in wildlife photography cameras.
Pentax K-500 Video Reviews
How Big is the Pentax K-500?
The Pentax K-500 is 129mm wide and 96.5mm tall. It is 70mm deep and weighs 590g.
Pentax K-500 In-Depth Analysis
Two Industry Awards
Average Expert Reviews
Pentax Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras
We checked 2,566 expert and user reviews (including 483 verified purchases) for Pentax digital cameras and found that on average Pentax has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 98% of those that bought a Pentax camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Customers Report Great Technical Features
Three owners who bought the Pentax K-500 reckoned that it had good features.
The update brings several interesting new features, including a 47 mm…
Lots of superb features.
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Value For Money
Good Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old. However at £399.99 it is in the cheapest 49% of cameras.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This camera was released in January 2015.
Higher Than Average Megapixels
Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Pentax K-500's sensor megapixels of 16.3MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 66% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.
4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution
The highest image resolution of the Pentax K-500 is 4928 x 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).
Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used
This Pentax digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.
Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses
This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.
Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Pentax K-500's maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200 is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 96% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used
This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.
Has a Built-In Flash
The Pentax K-500 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.
Heavier Than Average
The Pentax K-500's weight of 590g is in the heaviest 12% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.
Does Not Have an HDMI
The Pentax K-500 does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.
480 Battery Life
The Pentax K-500 is a camera that takes 480 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.
Features Noise Reduction
The Pentax K-500 features noise reduction. 91% of cameras do not feature noise reduction.
Average Display Diagonal
The Pentax K-500's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 15% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.
Has a Carrying Case
The Pentax K-500 has a carrying case, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.
Supports Live View
The Pentax K-500 supports live view, which is unusual. 83% of cameras do not support live view.
Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used
This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.
Higher Than Average Maximum Playback Zoom
Cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x. The Pentax K-500's maximum playback zoom of 16x is in the highest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The Pentax K-500 does not support Wi-Fi, although keep in mind that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.
Has an External Flash Connector
The Pentax K-500 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.
Features Flash Exposure Compensation
The Pentax K-500 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.
Higher Than Average Display Resolution
The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Pentax K-500 of 921,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature Bluetooth
The Pentax K-500 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras also do not feature bluetooth.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.
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