First Impressions: Pentax K-50

Chris Gampat The Phoblographer Pentax K50 product images (5 of 5)ISO 64001-50 sec at f - 5.0

Pentax’s brand new K-50 replaces the older K-30: the winner of our mid-level DSLR Editor’s Choice award. And with this new model, not much has changed with the update. Pentax is still using the same 16MP sensor, and the camera is still weather sealed.  It sports 6fps shooting, ISO settings up to 51,200 and high-precision SAFOX IXi+ autofocus with subject tracking, a 100% viewfinder, a max shutter speed of 1/6000th, a new interface with the Eye-Fi card, and loads of new colors for you to sport around.

We had some time to play with the K-50 today in NYC at a Pentax event. And so far, we’re not sure if it will be worth an Editor’s Choice again.

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