Not many people may recognize the Pentax brand name since DSLR cameras are dominated by Canon and Nikon. This one is well-under $500 so it’s worth checking out — it made it into CNet’s best entry-level dslr camera article. It is a mid-level model with advanced and rapid functionality. The Pentax K-50 has a 16 MP APS-C CMOS sensor. With this tech, it delivers some great balance between the resolution and image quality. The innovative feature of their ‘In-body Shake Reduction (SR) Mechanism’ and the dust reduction technology ensures that it is auto leveled and sharp. The image is stabilized and dust free imaging is achieved with any compatible mounted lens. On top of these highlights, it can also provide you the facility of full 1080 h.264 HD video recording. Enjoy capturing 30 frames per second and stunning video quality with HDR finishing options. The Pentax K-50 is ideal for everyday photography and is one of the cheapest we’ve been able to find that are worth looking at.