The K-50 features 81 weather seals and availability in 120 customizable color combinations. It is equipped with a 16.3MP APS-C CMOS sensor and captures 1080p HD video at 24, 25 or 30 fps.
The K-50 has sensor-based image stabilization, a 3-inch 921k-dot res LCD and is powered by either Li-Ion or AA batteries.
The Pentax K-50 should be available in July 2013 for $699.95 (body only), $779.95 (w/ 18-55mm lens) and $879.95 (w/ 18-55mm and 50-200mm lenses). Check it out here at B&H Photo.
Pentax K-50 Key Features
- 16.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
- PRIME M Image Processing Engine
- 3.0″ 921k-Dot LCD Monitor
- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
- SAFOX IXi+ Autofocus System
- Continuous Shooting Up to 6 fps
- In-Camera Shake Reduction System
- Fully Weather-Sealed Body Design
- Rechargeable Li-Ion or AA Batteries
- In-Camera HDR and RAW Image Processing
The Pentax K-500 doesn’t offer the rugged weather-sealing of the K-50; however, it sports the same 16.3MP sensor, along with full 1080p HD video capture and a max sensitivity of ISO 51200. Additionally, the Pentax K-500 will not be available in the same 120 color options as the K-50.
The K-500 should be available in July for $599.95 (w/ 18-55mm kit lens) or $699.96 (w/ 18-55mm and 50-200mm lens). Check it out here at B&H Photo.