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12-11-2013, 08:07 AM   #1
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hi, i am new to digital pentax. i had been using pentax program camera but never digital one. Now intend to do so. Plz suggest between k-500 and k-30 if weather protection is not an issue. Also plz suggest a good pentax compact

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Welcome to the forum, you can compare side by side the two cameras here, just use the drop down selector boxes.

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The only Pentax compacts I'd really consider are the WG options, the WG3 is the newest one. That's rugged and waterproof - something you can not worry about.

I don't see a big difference between the K500 and the K30 except the weather resistance. Maybe I'm missing something on the specs. I think the K50 added some better video, though, if that's at all important. I'd look for the best value deal you can find among the three cameras.

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