Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS M50 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Canon EOS M50 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 M50 II. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Canon EOS M50 II has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Canon EOS M50 II
  Pentax K-3 III Front Canon EOS M50 II 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 (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Startup Time
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; 143/99 points, Face+Eye Tracking AF, Zone AF, 1-point AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto (100-6400), 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 10
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
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) 3840x2160 (24p/​25p)
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
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
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E12 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 13.7 oz (387 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in. (116 x 88 x 59 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2020-11-30