Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens

MPN: 10894  |  EAN: 0027075233225  |  Model: K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens

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as at 25 Sep 19 | 12:43 AM CET





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Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens - 10894 Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
DSLR Camera
Very Good
Basic Skill Level (Photo)
Very Good
Intermediate Skill Level (Photo)
Advanced Skill Level (Photo)
Just Right
Basic Skill Level (Video)
Intermediate Skill Level (Video)
Advanced Skill Level (Video)
Event Videos
Wildlife Photography
Home Videos
Landscape Photography
Everyday Life Photography
Just Right
Events Photography
Very Good
Film Making
Very Good
Sports Photography
Time-lapse Videos
Underwater Photography
Professional Looks
Regular Looks
Bluetooth Connectivity
Camera Body with Lens

Kind of Camera

This K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens DSLR offers a larger and more refined set of options for capturing those beautiful moments exactly the way you want to, compared to simpler counterparts like the compacts.

Photography Skillset

Simple shots - As a photography noob, this Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens camera would suit you adequately.

For those who are passionate about photography at a casual level but are prepared to make the occasional technical adjustments, the K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens is a very straightforward option. At this skill level you'll be comfortable utilising features such as the 11  "Auto Focus points" that this camera comes with.

To get your photos to the quality and spec that your high standards require, your camera should provide you with sufficient controls and tools to achieve this. One example is the range of Auto Focusing Modes that is available on the camera and the K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens does have a good set of options that caters for photographers with high skill levels.

Video skill level

Casual videos - If the technicalities involved in altering video settings are not a priority, then this Pentax device is a very good option!


If you're particular about getting the precise white balance or depth of field in a video you're recording, then you won't be looking to settle for anything ordinary. By purchasing the Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens, you will acquire a device that comes with an exhaustive set of options that you can tweak to your heart's content. 

Video Scenarios

For those special occasions, this Pentax camera is a great companion as you traverse the floor. It comes with an Image Stabilizer which helps maintain a steady shot while recording.

Its always great to capture moments of delight at home or while spending time with family and friends on an outing. For this, the Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens is a great companion to have.

Self made video content - Whether its in a specialist niche or broad subject area, video content is king (or queen) these days. With an image sensor size of 23.7 x 15.7 mm (mm), this camera can deliver really good image quality in your videos. 

Capture the drama - This Pentax camera is is good partner for your craft. Filming in different situations  requires a really good Image sensor and this camera packs one that measures at 23.7 x 15.7 mm mm which works very well for your needs. 

Other Video needs

Breathtaking transitions such as rolling clouds or city lights can captured as a time-lapse using the Pentax's in-built intervalometer

Photo Scenarios

As you go about your business each day, there are moments or situations that come up that you'll want to capture on camera. The Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens makes for a great partner for taking those everyday shots, whether planned or spontaneous. 

Actions shots are for more engaging than people posing for a photograph at events. The Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens comes with Auto Focus Tracking which helps ensure people in motion still look sharp in your photos.

The thrilling action of sports is filled with magical moments that shouldn't be missed. Which is why by taking the K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens for those games, you'll have a camera that can effectively track subjects in frame while they are in motion.

Taking photos while underwater is a lot of fun. You'll be able to bathe the subject of your photograph with the colours and hues only found when taking shots in an aquatic environment.

Whether on holiday or exploring new places, this camera from Pentax is a great choice. Taking photos of what's around you - near and far - with the K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens is a breeze.

When taking photos of the beautiful creatures of the wild, you'll need to have Tracking Focus mode activated so as not to miss any great moments while they are active in their habitat. Burst shots help as well, which this camera happens to have making it a very good option for your needs.

If you've got requirements to take photos of a variety of landscapes, then the presence of multiple scene modes on a camera is helpful in order to setup quickly and start shooting. This model from Pentax has got this capability making it a suitable option for your needs. In addition, this model has the ability to select what parts of your frame you would like to focus on before you take the shot.


This device showcases a refined taste in mobile devices due to clean lines and a premium look.

Whether you want to blend in, or have a camera that doesn’t attract unwanted attention, the basic design of the K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens fits the bill.

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Technical Specifications

Pentax K-50 DSLR Camera with 18-55mm Lens - 10894 Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Camera Type DSLR
Product Colour Black
Aperture Priority AE Yes
Aperture Range (F-F) 3.5-5.6
Image Formats Supported JPEG, RAW
Photo Effects 1
Playback Zoom (max) 16 x
Scene Modes Candlelight, Close-up (macro), Museum, Night landscape, Night portrait, Pet, Portrait, Sunset, Landscape (scenery)
Scene Modes Present Yes
Self-timer Delay 2, 12 s
Shooting Modes Aperture priority, Lens priority, Manual, Sensitivity priority, Shutter priority
White Balance Auto, Cloudy, Cool White, Daylight, Daylight Color, Daylight White, Flash, Kelvin, Manual, Shade, Tungsten, Warm White
Built-in Flash Yes
External Flash Connector Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Yes
Flash Exposure Correction -2EV - +1EV (1/2 EV step)
Flash Guide Number 12 m
Flash Modes High-speed synchronization, Red-eye reduction, Second curtain synchro, Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-speed 0.005 s
Shoe Mounting Point Yes
Auto Focus Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock Yes
Auto Focus (AF) Points 11
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection 1
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Face Detection Yes
Focus TTL
Focus Adjustment Auto/Manual
Focusing Distance 24.99
Manual Focus Yes
Tracking Focus 1
Light Exposure
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock Yes
ISO Sensitivity 100, 125, 160, 200, 250, 320, 400, 500, 640, 800, 1000, 1250, 1600, 2000, 2250, 2500, 3200, 4000, 5000, 6400, 8000, 10000, 12500, 12800, 16000, 20000, 25600, 51200, Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 51200
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100
Light Exposure Control Program AE
Light Exposure Correction ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Modes Aperture priority AE, Auto, Shutter priority AE
Light Metering Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Manual Exposure Yes
Camera Shutter Speed 30 - 1/6000 s
Camera Shutter Type Electronic
Continuous Shooting Mode Yes
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed 1/6000 s
Shutter Priority AE Yes
Shutter Speed Settings B
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 30 s
Analog Signal Format System NTSC, PAL
Camcorder Media Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Full HD Yes
HD Type Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 60 fps
Resolution At Capture Speed 640x480@25fps, 640x480@30fps, 1280x720@24fps, 1280x720@25fps, 1280x720@30fps, 1280x720@60fps, 1920x1080@24fps, 1920x1080@25fps, 1920x1080@30fps
Supported Aspect Ratios 4:3, 16:9
Video Formats Supported H.264, MPEG4
Video Recording Yes
Video Resolutions 640 x 480, 1280 x 720, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Audio Noise Reduction Yes
Built-in Microphone Yes
Voice Recording Yes
Lens System
Filter Size 52 mm
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent) 27 - 82.5 mm
Focal Length Range (f-f) 18 - 55 mm
Lens Mount Interface Pentax KAF2
Lens Structure (elements/groups) 11/8
Lens Type Standard zoom
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 82.5 mm
Minimum Aperture Number 38
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 27 mm
Mounting Type Bayonet
Number Of Diaphragm Blades 1
Compatible Memory Cards Eye-Fi, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Maximum Memory Card Size 2 GB
Built-in Display Yes
Display TFT
Display Aspect Ratio 3:2
Display Diagonal 3
Display Resolution (numeric) 921000 pixels
Field Of View 100 %
Diopter Adjustment (D-D) -2.5 - 1.5
Diopter Correction Yes
Magnification 0.92 x
Optical Viewfinder Yes
Viewfinder Type Optical
Image Sensor Size (W X H) 23.7 x 15.7 mm
Megapixel 16.28 MP
Sensor Format Cropped
Sensor Type CMOS
Total Megapixels 16.49 MP
Other Features
Image Editing Crop, Resizing, Rotating
Interval Recording 1
Stabilizer Yes
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Connectors 1
USB Version 2.0
Battery Life (CIPA Standard) 480 shots
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type D-LI109
Number Of Batteries Supported 1
Power Source Type Battery
Packaging Content
Batteries Included Yes
Battery Charger Included Yes
Bundled Software SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.0 LE
Cables Included USB
Hand Strap Yes
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 70 mm
Height 96.5 mm
Weight 590 g
Weight (including Battery) 675 g
Width 129 mm
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion, Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion
Windows Operating Systems Supported Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ult
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 pixels
Still Image Resolution(s) 4928x3264, 4224x2816, 3456x2304
Memory Slots 1