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Pentax  K-500
8.8 out of 10

Pentax K-500

16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor Fast Shutter speed up to 1/6000 10 Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax K-500

PC Magazine
24 October 2013
  • Conclusion: The Pentax K-500 boasts top-notch image quality, and a pentaprism viewfinder, which is unheard of at its entry-level price point.
  • Pros: Large pentaprism viewfinder. 5fps burst shooting. Customizable controls and noise reduction. In-body shake reduction. Very good high ISO performance. AA battery power.
  • Cons: Fixed rear LCD. No mic input. Slow to focus when recording video.
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Overall 8
7.8

Pentax K-500

pentaxforums.com
18 August 2013
  • Summary: The Pentax K-500 is not only the most capable, but also the most affordable entry-level Pentax DSLR produced to date.  Because it based on the K-50, Pentax have been able to include many advanced features while keeping the price of the camera very low.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality, Kit lens of good quality, In-body shake reduction and dust removal, Competetively priced, User-friendly interface, Very fast live-view autofocus, Loaded with features otherwise uncommon for its class, 100%-coverage pentaprism viewfinder, Durable construction, Handles well...
  • Cons: Viewfinder autofocus speed lags behind the competition, Autofocus poor for sports, Lacks AF point indicators in the viewfinder- a basic feature on today's DSLRs, Drops out of live view when menu is accessed or mode is changed, Loud autofocus with screwdrive lenses, Somewhat loud shutter, Live vie...
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 8
8.3
Features 5
5.0
Picture quality 8
8.3

Pentax K-500

PC Pro
4 October 2013
  • Conclusion: The K-500 offers an amazing set of features for the price, but falls disappointingly short on some of the basics
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Overall 7
7.0

Pentax K-500

Trusted Reviews
14 August 2013
  • Summary: It has better specs than its nearest rivals, but is it acutally better?
  • Pros: Good image quality, Large and comfortable grip, Strong features compared to rivals
  • Cons: Noisy AF with kit lens, Dated interface, No visible AF point in viewfinder
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Overall 8
8.0

Pentax K-500 review

T3
8 August 2013
  • Summary: The Pentax K-500 is a new affordable entry-level digital SLR
  • Pros: Good value for money, Decent resolution, Sharp colour-rich results
  • Cons: Not weatherproof
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Overall 8
8.4

Test av Pentax K-500

digitalfotoforalla.se
25 November 2013
  • Excerpt: Pentax K-500 lämpar sig väl för action, då den tar upp till sex bilder i sekunden. Kameran backas upp av en snabb autofokus och en utmärkt optisk söakre. Det syns dock en del brus vid lågt iso.
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