Pentax K-3 III vs Leica SL (Typ 601) Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Leica SL (Typ 601).

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 Leica SL (Typ 601). While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Leica SL (Typ 601) has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Leica SL (Typ 601) has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Leica SL (Typ 601)
  Pentax K-3 III Front Leica SL (Typ 601) Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Leica
Megapixels 25.7 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Optional None
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 50 - Max 50000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Startup Time 1.1 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) Contrast-detect AF: 49 or 37 zones; Point, Field, Zone (9 Fields); Static, Dynamic (tracking), Auto (face detection); AF-S (focus priority), AF-C (shutter priority), MF, Touch-AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 33
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 No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
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 EVF: 0.66-inch, 4.4M-dot SXGA+ LCD, 0.80x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 4096x2160 (24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I
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 USB 3.0 Micro Type B port; HDMI Type A port; Multi Connector supports adapter for 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks or a cable release; X-Sync socket; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
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,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 400 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 29.9 oz (847 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 in. (147 x 104 x 39 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2015-11-20