The newly announced Pentax K-70 offers a 24-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor while Nikon’s D5500 offers exactly the same resolution and sensor size. Both cameras has almost the same price value so what may be the main differences when consider their specs list.
The Pentax K-70 ($649,95 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) is a new all-weather digital SLR camera featuring a hinged LCD screen, Hybrid AF system. It comes packed with a 24.24-megapixel CMOS sensor with no anti-aliasing filter, while the PRIME MII image processor allows for 14-bit readout and a maximum ISO of 102,400.
The Nikon D5500 features a 24.2 megapixel DX-format CMOS sensor with no optical low-pass filter. The DSLR comes with a full articulated touch screen and powered by an EXPEED 4 image processor. See the best lenses we’ve covered earlier.
Comparison Table of Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 DSLR Cameras
Below you can see the specs comparison table of Pentax K-70 vs Nikon D5500 digital cameras. Some differences like sensor, image size, shooting speed, lcd size etc.. detailed as bold on the table.
|Features||Pentax K-70||Nikon D5500|
|Sensor size / type||APS-C (23.5 x15.6 mm)||APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 m)|
|Low –Pass filter||No||Yes|
|Image Processor||PRIME MII||Expeed 4|
|AF Points||11 points||39 points|
|Image Stabilization||Sensor shift||No|
|AF System||Hybrid sensor||Phase detect|
|Shutter Min – Max||30 sec 1/6000 sec||30 sec 1/4000 sec|
|Top Continuous Shooting Speed||6fps||5fps|
|Video||1080i / 60 fps / 50 fps
1080p / 30 fps / 25 fps / 24 fps
720p / 60 fps / 50 fps
|1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 50 fps, 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
1280 x 720: 60 fps, 50 fps 640 x 424: 30 fps, 25 fps
|Display||3″ Rear Screen Swivel LCD (921k dots)||3.2″ Rear Touchscreen Swivel LCD (1,037,000)|
|Viewfinder||Optical pentaprism (100%)||Optical pentamirror (95%)|
|Battery Life||410 shots||820 shots|
|Dimensions||126 x 93 x 74 mm||143 x 104 x 81 mm|