Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II vs Pentax K-3 II Comparison

Let’s compare the Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 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 Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II and Pentax K-3 II. While Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II 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.

  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Pentax K-3 II
  Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 II Front Pentax K-3 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Panasonic 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, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye/Head/Body/Animal detection, Tracking, 225-area, Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval), Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps 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 108 60
AW Buffer Size 22
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,840,000 dots 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 3680K-dot OLED, 1.52x / 0.76x (35mm eq.) magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor, 60/120fps refresh rate 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 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MOV, MP4 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 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 USB 3.1 Type-C with Power Delivery, HDMI Type-A, 2.5mm Wired Remote, 3.5mm External Mic Jack, 3.5mm Headphone 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,USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 410 shots 720 shots
Battery Types 7.2v, 2200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 25.6 oz (727 g) includes batteries 27.7 oz (785 g) includes batteries
Size 5.5 x 3.9 x 3.4 in. (139 x 98 x 87 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.1 in. (132 x 102 x 77 mm)
Price
Price Buy starting from $1,497.99
Buy starting from $796.95
Release Date 2021-06-25 2015-05-15