Pentax k-50 DSLR Camera Price, Specification and Review

Pentax K-50



weather-sealed mid-level DSLR with fantastic performance.



Most affordable  mid range DSLR for novice.


Our Rating

Pentax K-50 is most popular entry level DSLR for beginners. Comparatively low price DSLR in Pentax line up.

The new pentax K-50 is almost the same as Pentax K-30 DSLR. It hase some user friendly option than pentax k-30. It has 120 various colurs in opttion choice. The best attractive thing is 100% viewfinder of this body. The most closest copitator of this body are Nikon D5200 and Canon EOS 700D.

 Of all other DSLR, it has also some advantage and disadvantages. here I sum up the main pros and cons of this body. So have a look.


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    Image Stabilization
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     Face Detection Focusing
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    100% field of view viewfinder
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    Time lapse Recording


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    No Wireless Connection
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    Low Battery Life: 410 shots
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     No Articulating Screen

Key features of Pentax k-50

Camera Type: DSLR

✔ Colour: 120 colour

✔ Connectivity: USB only

✔ Weight: 520

✔ Focal Length: 35 mm

✔ Megapixels: 16.3

 Full specification of Pentax K-50

Specifications for the K-50 mimic the K-30, and here are a few of the similarities: 11 autofocus point, 16.3 megapixels resolution sensor, 3 inch LCD monitor and so on. Maximum shutter speed and range of ISO also same as K-30.

There is a huge option for lens choice. Because Pentax K-50 has a KAF2 lens mount and currently there is 144 lens available for this mount. I recommended you to buy an extra battery for Pentax K-50 because you just take 410 shots with a fully charged battery.

It is very important to know that Pentax k-50 has a built-in mono microphone and built-in mono speaker. There is no external microphone and headphones. With Pentax K-50, you can record your videos at the highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30,25,24 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats.

​Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera Specs

Camera Type:Compact SLR
Colour:120 Color
Weight:650 g
Effective Megapixels:

Lens mount:

Number of Focus Point:

Number of Cross focus point:

Viewfinder Coverage:
16 megapixels

Pentax KAF2



Shutter Speed:

Continuous Shooting:

ISO Sensitivity :
1/6000 sec. to 30 sec.


Auto, 100 to 51600, in 1, 1/2, 1/3 EV steps
Focal Length mult.1.5×
Storage Media:SD, SDHC, SDXC
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Preset, Shade, Tungsten light, White fluorescent light
Self - Timer:2 or 10 secs
Movies Format:MP4
Autofocus:Continuous AF
Power Source:Battery Pack LP-E17
Dimension:130 x 97 x 71 mm (5.12 x 3.82 x 2.8″)
Battery Type:D-LI109 
Digital Zoom:10x
Image Format:JPEG, RAW
Lens:Canon EF lenses
Screen Inches:3''
Sensor Type:

Sensor Size:

APS-C (23.7 x 15.7 mm)
Video Resolution:

Video Formats

MPEG-4, H.264
Viewfinder:Eye-level pentamirror
Aspect Ratio:3:2

Reviews of Pentax K-50


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I strongly believe that this one is most effective DSLR for armature photographer. Its features help you to turn your photography in next level.

Sharif Mishu

Hi, I am Sharif Mishu from Bangladesh. I am a freelance photographer. I've been in photography since 2010. I got my first DSLR in 2013. Since then I learned many things about photography from my friends, senior, and junior. But the internet was the place that taught me the basics of photography. Here at, I'll be sharing useful photography tips.