Pentax K-3 III vs Leica TL2 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Leica TL2.

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 TL2. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Leica TL2 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Leica TL2
  Pentax K-3 III Front Leica TL2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Leica
Megapixels 25.7 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter Optional None
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 6016 x 4014 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 50000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100 - 50000
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) 49-point Contrast Detection AF: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100 - 50000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/40000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes No
JPEG Buffer Size 30 29
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.7
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 1.05x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +1.0 diopter Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MP4 with stereo audio
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes No
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/180
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 Type-C, Micro (type D) HDMI, accessory shoe with Leica flash interface with integrated connection for optional accessories
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 14.1 oz (399 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2017-07-15