The following comparisons with the K-5

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Maoby Veteran Member • Posts: 3,200
The following comparisons with the K-5

Two very good cameras for their time

The Nikon D3s (2009) and the Pentax K-5 (2010)

Your turn to judge

N°03 Nikon D3S (2009)

N°03 Pentax K-5 (2010)

N°18 Nikon D3S (200 ISO)

N°18 Pentax K-5 (200 ISO)

Nikon D3s (2009)
12.1 MP (4256 x 2832) CMOS FF (36x24mm) sensor
Price: $ 5,200 USD
Photos taken with the nikkor AF-S 85mm f / 1.8 G
(with a multiplication factor of 1.0)
200-12800 (100-102400) H3 ISO


Pentax K-5 (2010)
16.28 MP (4928 x 3264) APS-C CMOS (23.7x15.7mm)
Price: $ 1,600.00 USD
Photos taken with the Pentax SMC DA 50mm F1.8
(multiplication factor of 1.5)
ISO 100-12800 (80-51200)

Two cameras still very pleasant to use.

Your remarks are welcome!

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