Pentax K-3 III vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300 Comparison



Let’s compare the Pentax K-3 III vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300.

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 ILCE-A6300. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Pentax K-3 III has a 25.7 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Pentax K-3 III Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300
  Pentax K-3 III Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A6300 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Ricoh Sony
Megapixels 25.7 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter Optional Fixed
Image Resolution 6192 x 4128 (25.6 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
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) Hybrid Contrast/Phase Detection: Wide (425 points phase-detection AF, 169 points contrast-detection AF), Zone, Center, Flexible Spot (Small / Medium / Large), Expanded Flexible Spot
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-160000 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 25600, expandable to 51200
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 30 44
AW Buffer Size 22
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
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 type; 1.0cm (0.39-inch) 2.3M-dot XGA OLED, 100% coverage, 1.07x mag. (0.70x 35mm eq.), 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +3 diopter
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 format Ver. 2.0 compliant / MP4; Audio: LPCM, 2ch / Dolby Digital (AC-3), 2ch, Dolby Digital Stereo Creator / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, 2ch
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/160
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) HDMI, Multi Interface Shoe, Multi Micro USB
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
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 350 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 28.9 oz (820 g) includes batteries 18.3 oz (520 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.3 x 4.1 x 2.9 in. (135 x 104 x 74 mm) 4.7 x 2.6 x 1.9 in. (120 x 67 x 49 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-04-06 2016-03-15