Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon Z7 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Nikon Z7 II.

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 Z7 II. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Nikon Z7 II has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Nikon Z7 II has a 45.7 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Nikon Z7 II
  Pentax K-3 III Front Nikon Z7 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Nikon
Megapixels 25.7 45.7
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) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 64 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1 and up to 102,400 in Hi-2
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-detection/contrast AF; 493 (single-point AF); Pinpoint, single-point and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF; Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); continuous-servo AF (AF-C); full-time AF (AF-F; available only in movie mode); predictive focus tracking; Manual focus (M): Electronic rangefinder can be used; Touch AF and Touch Shutter supported.
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1 and up to 102,400 in Hi-2
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) 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
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: 1.27-cm/0.5-in., approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls, 100% coverage, 0.8x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC / 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 1/200
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 Mini (Type C) HDMI, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type C (SuperSpeed USB), 10-pin Expansion Terminal, Stereo Mic Jack (3.5mm, plug-in power provided), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
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 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15c/EN-EL15b/EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 24.9 oz (705 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.3 x 4.0 x 2.7 in. (134 x 101 x 70 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2020-12-01