Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Pentax KP Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III vs Pentax KP.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and Pentax KP. While Canon EOS-1D X Mark III has 35mm sensor, Pentax KP has APS-C sensor and 20.1 has a 20.1 MP and Pentax KP has a 24.3 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Pentax KP
  Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Front Pentax KP Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Ricoh
Megapixels 20.1 24.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Optional
Image Resolution 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2) 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 100 - Max 819200
Full ISO Settings Auto (100-102400), 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 204800, H2: 409600, H3: 819200 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type OVF: Phase-detect AF via 191 AF points with 155 f/4 cross-type points and 1 dual-cross type at f/2.8; Live View uses Dual Pixel CMOS AF SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 points (25 cross type focus points in the center), Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot; Contrast detection AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto (100-102400), 100-102400 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 204800, H2: 409600, H3: 819200 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/24000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 35
AW Buffer Size 10
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 23.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 5472x2286 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG4 AVC/H.264 or MPEG4 H.265/HEVC; Audio: AAC or Linear PCM), RAW (CRM) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen2) , Mini HDMI (Type-C), N3 remote terminal, WFT terminal, 3.5mm external mic and headphone jacks, Ethernet RJ-45 jack USB 2.0 Micro B (SlimPort compatable; SlimPort-HDMI adapter required for HDMI output), 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack, external power terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi No Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 2850 shots 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 50.8 oz (1,440 g) includes batteries 24.7 oz (699 g) includes batteries
Size 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in. (132 x 101 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $6,499.00 Buy from Amazon for $796.94
Release Date 2022-02-15 2017-02-25