Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Pentax K-3 III and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  Pentax K-3 III Front Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Canon
Megapixels 25.7 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Optional Fixed
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 1.05x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +1.0 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CF and CFast slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250
Internal connections USB 3.2 Gen1 (Type-C), Micro B,Micro (Type D) HMDI, External cable switch terminal (2.5mm), X-sync socket, 3.5mm stereo mic input, 3.5mm headphone jack System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 1210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 54.5 oz (1,544 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2016-04-15