Pentax K-3 III vs Pentax K-1 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Pentax K-1 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 Pentax K-1 II. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Pentax K-1 II has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Pentax K-1 II has a 36.4 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Pentax K-1 II
  Pentax K-3 III Front Pentax K-1 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Ricoh
Megapixels 25.7 36.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Optional Optional
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 7360 x 4912 (36.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 819200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type SAFOX 13 TTL phase-matching - 101 point (25 cross type focus points in the center) TTL Phase-detection AF: SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center), Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33 AF points)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 77
AW Buffer Size 17
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 No
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 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, 0.7x mag., Eyepoint: 20.6mm (from the view window) / 21.7mm (from the center of lens), -3.5 to +1.2 diopter, Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 3840x2160 (30p/​24p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
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 Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS Yes Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 800 shots 670 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 35.6 oz (1,010 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.4 x 4.3 x 3.4 in. (137 x 110 x 86 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2018-04-15