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Pentax K-50
The Pentax K-50 is a good option for those new to photography looking to shoot outside a lot.

As part of our image quality testing for the Pentax K-50 review, we've shot our resolution chart. These images were captured using a full-production sample of the camera.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the K-50 scores 24 line widths per picture height x100

For a full explanation of what our resolution charts mean, and how to read them, check out our full explanation of our camera testing resolution charts.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

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Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

ISO 100, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 200, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 400, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 800, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 1600, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 3200, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 6400, score: 22 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 12800, score: 22 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 256000, score: 22 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 512000, score: 16 Click here to see full resolution image.

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Pentax K-50

ISO 100, score: 28 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 200, score: 28 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 400, score: 28 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 800, score: 26 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 1600, score: 26 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 3200, score: 26 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 6400, score: 24 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 128000, score: 22 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 25600, score: 20 Click here to see full resolution image.

Pentax K-50

ISO 51200, score: 16 Click here to see full resolution image.