Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon D6 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon D6.

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 Nikon D6. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Nikon D6 has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Nikon D6 has a 20.8 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Nikon D6
  Pentax K-3 III Front Nikon D6 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Nikon
Megapixels 25.7 20.8
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) 5568 x 3712 (20.7 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 102400
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 102,400, expandable to ISO 50 in Lo-1 to ISO 3,276,800 in Hi-5
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 900 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
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; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.72x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter; Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark X screen with AF area brackets (framing grid can be displayed)
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / CFexpress
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support
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 Type-C Mini HDMI with uncompressed video support, 10-pin Remote Terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 44.8 oz (1,270 g)
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 6.3 x 6.4 x 3.6 in. (160 x 163 x 92 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2020-04-01