Nikon D6 vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Nikon D6 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 Nikon D6 and Pentax K-3 II. While Nikon D6 has 35mm sensor, Pentax K-3 II has APS-C sensor and 20.8 has a 20.8 MP and Pentax K-3 II has a 24.4 MP resolution.

  Nikon D6 Pentax K-3 II
  Nikon D6 Front Pentax K-3 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Nikon Ricoh
Megapixels 20.8 24.4
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 5568 x 3712 (20.7 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 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 900 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 60
AW Buffer Size 22
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark X screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed) SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., TBDmm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type XQD / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal 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 No No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth USB 3.0 Super Speed
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 720 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 44.8 oz (1,270 g) 27.7 oz (785 g) includes batteries
Size 6.3 x 6.4 x 3.6 in. (160 x 163 x 92 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.1 in. (132 x 102 x 77 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2020-04-01 2015-05-15