The K-50 gives you fast, advanced functionality to capture every moment. Expect top level DSLR specifications, like a 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor, and a large 3-inch high resolution LCD with brightness and color adjustments, plus 921,000 dots of resolution. The K-50 gives you four interchangeable focusing screens and achieves a 100% optical field of view for framing accuracy.
Shoot like a pro at a fast continuous six fps, ISO up to 51200, advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine with AF assist lamp, and full h.264 HD video recording. With 81 seals throughout the body, the PENTAX K-50 tough and flexible, too. Venture into rain, sand or sub-freezing weather, and keep shooting. Plus, our in-body, sensor-shift Shake and Dust Reduction technology ensures sharp imaging with any mounted lens — and the PENTAX K-mount is compatible with every K-mount lens ever made.
Advanced SAFOX IXi+ autofocus engine, with AF assist lamp and light source detection sensor, features improved optical components, including a diffraction lens, for responsive autofocus in any lighting.
Traditional shooting modes feature PENTAX Sensitivity Priority (Sv) and Shutter And Aperture Priority (TAv) for outstanding flexibility, while powerful automatic modes like Auto Picture and Scene modes take the guesswork out of great photography.
What you see is what you get with the low profile glass pentaprism viewfinder, with four interchangeable focusing screens, achieves a 100% optical field of view for framing accuracy in a highly compact form factor.
With 81 weather seals throughout the entire body, your K-50 lets you shoot in any weather condition or outdoor setting, rain or sand. The rugged, coldproof design is also made for perfect use in sub-freezing, wet, snowy winter conditions (-10C, 14F).
The PENTAX in-body, sensor-shift Shake and Dust Reduction technology ensures sharp, image stabilized, auto-leveled, and dust-free imaging with any mounted lens.
Large 3 inch LCD with brightness and color adjustments is wide angle viewable, and features 921,000 dots of resolution.
The PENTAX K-mount is compatible with every single K-mount lens ever made. Choose from over 25 million PENTAX lenses to use with your K-50.
With Eye-Fi wireless LAN SD memory cards, you can auto-transmit recorded images to a smartphone. New built-in menus let you easily enable auto-transmission of images and video to a smartphone for rapid sharing. Select favorite images and resize them before transmission.
Full 1080p HD video capture at 30 fps (60 fps for 720p) features efficient h.264 compression, flexible exposure control, and HDR finishing options for stunning video quality.
Type: CMOS w primary color filter, integrated Shake/Dust Reduction sensor movement system
Type/construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount
Type: SAFOX IXi+ TTL phase-detection 11 point (9 cross) wide autofocus system w light
Type: 3.0” TFT color LCD w brightness / color adjustment
Type: Retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), high speed sync and wireless w PENTAX dedicated flash
Internal memory: n/a
Ports: USB 2.0 hi-speed, AV out
Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI109 (included), AA battery holder D-BH109 for 4* AA batteries (sold separately)
Body dimensions (W x H x D): 5.1” x 3.8” x 2.8”
English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian
Type: Sensor-shift SR w rotational compensation (3 stops avg CIPA, 4 stops max)
Type: TTL open aperture 77 segment metering
Auto: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), auto range selectable
Type: Image sensor detection w light wavelength sensor detection
Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
Mode selection: Hyper Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Hyper Manual (M), Bulb (B), User (U1, U2), Scene (SCN), Auto Picture (AUTO), Movie
Mode selection: Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer (12s, 2s), Remote (0s, 3s), Exposure Bracketing (3 frames)
Mode selection: Single frame, Multi-image display (4, 9, 16, 36, 81 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16x, scrolling and quick magnification available), rotating, histogram, bright/dark area warning, copyright display, calendar filmstrip, display,
Recorded resolutions: 16M (4928x3264), 12M (4224x2816), 8M (3456x2304), 5M (2688x1792)
Functions available: 22
Windows: Windows XP (SP3 or later 32-bit Home/Pro), Vista (32-bit, 64-bit), Win 7 (32-bit, 64-bit)