Pentax K-3 III vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 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 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II. While Pentax K-3 III has APS-C sensor, Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has 35mm sensor and 25.7 has a 25.7 MP and Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has a 42.4 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II
  Pentax K-3 III Front Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Sony
Megapixels 25.7 42.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter Optional None
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 160000 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Startup Time 1.2 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: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 61
AW Buffer Size 25
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
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: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), 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) XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / 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 1/250
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 Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
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 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 29.9 oz (849 g)
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2016-11-30