Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS M6 Mark II vs Pentax K-3 II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M6 Mark II and Pentax K-3 II. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Canon EOS M6 Mark II has a 32.5 MP and Pentax K-3 II has a 24.4 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M6 Mark II Pentax K-3 II
  Canon EOS M6 Mark II Front Pentax K-3 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Ricoh
Megapixels 32.5 24.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Optional
Image Resolution 6960 x 4640 (32.3 MP, 3:2) 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Dual Pixel CMOS AF (Face+Tracking AF, Spot AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF); Maximum 5481 manually selectable positions SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 60
AW Buffer Size 22
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional external EVF-DC1 or EVF-DC2 connects via hot shoe. EVF-DC2 included in some kits (0.39-inch 2.36M-dot OLED ~100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter) SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., TBDmm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3480x2160 (30p/​25p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/180
Internal connections Micro (Type-D) HDMI, USB Type-C, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 3.0 Micro B, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 250 shots 720 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.0 oz (538 g) includes batteries, kit lens 27.7 oz (785 g) includes batteries
Size 4.7 x 2.8 x 1.9 in. (120 x 70 x 49 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.1 in. (132 x 102 x 77 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2019-09-15 2015-05-15