Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS M5 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS M5.

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 M5. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Canon EOS M5 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Canon EOS M5
  Pentax K-3 III Front Canon EOS M5 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Canon
Megapixels 25.7 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.6x
AA Filter Optional Fixed
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 27
AW Buffer Size 18
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 1.05x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +1.0 diopter 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/200
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 Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 295 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2016-11-15