Olympus PEN-F vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Olympus PEN-F 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 Olympus PEN-F and Pentax K-3 II. While Olympus PEN-F has 4/3 sensor, Pentax K-3 II has APS-C sensor and 20.3 has a 20.3 MP and Pentax K-3 II has a 24.4 MP resolution.

  Olympus PEN-F Pentax K-3 II
  Olympus PEN-F Front Pentax K-3 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Olympus Ricoh
Megapixels 20.3 24.4
Sensor Type Live MOS CMOS
Sensor Format 4/3 APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 2.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3) 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 200 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.8 seconds 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points) SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/16000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 43 60
AW Buffer Size 39 22
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 1.08x - 1.23x magnification, 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor 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 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG) 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 No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector compatible with optional remote cable RM-UC1 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 No No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 720 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 15.3 oz (434 g) includes batteries 27.7 oz (785 g) includes batteries
Size 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.5 in. (125 x 72 x 37 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.1 in. (132 x 102 x 77 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-03-01 2015-05-15