Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon Z50 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon Z50.

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 Z50. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Nikon Z50 has a 20.9 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Nikon Z50
  Pentax K-3 III Front Nikon Z50 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 Mirrorless
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 204,800
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 Phase/Contrast Detect AF with 209 PDAF points; Pinpoint, Single-Point, Dynamic-area AF, Wide-area AF (S/L), Auto-area AF; Face and Eye-detect AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to 204,800
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 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) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
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 EVF: 2.36M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.02x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV, MP4 (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC; Audio: Stereo Linear PCM, AAC)
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 (Type-D) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Stereo Microphone Jack (plug-in power supported)
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 280 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 18.8 oz (533 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.0 x 3.7 x 2.4 in. (127 x 94 x 60 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2019-11-15