Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon D7500 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon D7500.

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 D7500. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Nikon D7500 has a 20.9 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Nikon D7500
  Pentax K-3 III Front Nikon D7500 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Nikon
Megapixels 25.7 20.9
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter Optional None
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 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Startup Time 0.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) OVF: Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 3500DX II autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection; 51 focus points (including 15 cross-type sensors; f/8 supported by 1 sensor); Single-point AF; 9, 21, or 51-point dynamic area AF, 3D-tracking, group-area AF, auto-area AF; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode: Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Subject-tracking AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to Lo-1 ISO 50 to Hi-5 ISO 1,638,400
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 100
AW Buffer Size 47
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
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 type: eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.94x magnification (~0.63x 35mm eq.), 18.5mm eyepoint, -2 to +1 diopter
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 SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250 (up to 1/320s with lower flash range)
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, Accessory Terminal, USB 2.0 Micro-USB, Stereo Microphone Jack, Stereo Headphone Jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
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 950 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 42.2 oz (1,197 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (136 x 104 x 73 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2017-06-30