Pentax K-3 III vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9.

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 Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 has 4/3 sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 has a 20.3 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9
  Pentax K-3 III Front Panasonic Lumix DC-GX9 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Panasonic
Megapixels 25.7 20.3
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) 5184 x 3888 (20.2 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, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
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) Contrast Detection with DFD: Face/Eye detection, Tracking, 49-area, Custom Multi, 1-area, Pinpoint; One Shot AF, Shutter AF, Half Press Release, Quick AF, Continuous AF (during motion picture recording), Eye Sensor AF, AF+MF, MF Assist, Touch MF Assist, Focus Peaking, Touch AF/AE Function, Touch Pad AF, Touch Shutter
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, iISO, 100 (extended), 200 - 25600; in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 140
AW Buffer Size 32
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,240,000 dots (413,300 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 Tilting 2760k-dot equivalent (field sequential) LCD, 1.39x / 0.70x (35mm eq.) magnification, 17.5mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 3840x2160 (30p/24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Digital 2ch) / MP4 (Audio format AAC 2ch)
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 1/200
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 HDMI (Type-D), Micro-B USB 2.0 port
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 250 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.2v, 1200mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 23.3 oz (660 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 4.9 x 2.8 x 1.8 in. (124 x 72 x 47 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2018-03-15