Pentax K-3 III vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 III Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Olympus OM-D E-M10 III.

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 Olympus OM-D E-M10 III. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Olympus OM-D E-M10 III has 4/3 sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Olympus OM-D E-M10 III has a 16.1 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Olympus OM-D E-M10 III
  Pentax K-3 III Front Olympus OM-D E-M10 III Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Olympus
Megapixels 25.7 16.1
Sensor Type CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Format APS-C 4/3
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 2.0x
AA Filter Optional None
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 200 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-6400) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Startup Time 1.0 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 121-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) AUTO: ISO Low (100) - 25600 (customizable, Default 200-6400) / Manual ISO Low (100) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 33
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,037,000 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
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 OLED, 100% coverage, 1.23x magnification (0.62x 35mm eq.), 19.2mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 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 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
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 Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/250s Built-in Flash, 1/200s External Flash*; *FL-50R: 1/180s
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-B USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
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 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 330 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable BLS-50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 17.7 oz (503 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 4.8 x 3.3 x 1.9 in. (122 x 84 x 50 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2017-09-30