80points

Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm

66points

Pentax K-3 II

Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm vs Pentax K-3 II

Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II

Why is Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm better than Pentax K-3 II?

  • 2.32x larger sensor
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    36 x 24mmvs23.7 x 15.7mm
  • 34 more focus points
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    61vs27
  • 2x higher maximum light sensitivity
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    102400 ISOvs51200 ISO
  • 390shots longer battery life
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    950shotsvs560shots
  • Is dustproof and water-resistant
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  • 3k dots higher resolution (screen)
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    1040k dotsvs1037k dots
  • 9.09% faster flash X-sync
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    1/200svs0.0055s
  • 32 more cross-type focus points
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    41vs9

Why is Pentax K-3 II better than Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm?

  • 3.85% more megapixels (main camera)
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    24.3MPvs23.4MP
  • 38.33% faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
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    8.3fpsvs6fps
  • 2x better video recording quality (main camera)
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    1080 x 60fpsvs1080 x 30fps
  • Has a built-in focus motor
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  • 150g lighter
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    800gvs950g
  • 5.18% higher resolution
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    1280 x 854pxvs1177 x 883px
  • Has timelapse function
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  • 11.11% more battery power
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    2000mAhvs1800mAh

Price comparison

Design

1.weather-sealed (splashproof)
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
2.Has a built-in focus motor
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
3.weight

950g

800g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
4.viewfinder coverage

100%

100%

With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.
5.is dustproof and water-resistant
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The device is dustproof and water-resistant. Water-resistant devices can resist the penetration of water, such as powerful water jets, but not being submerged into water.
6.has an optical viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

Optics

1.sensor size

36 x 24mm

23.7 x 15.7mm

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
2.focus points

61

27

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
3.megapixels (main camera)

23.4MP

24.3MP

The number of megapixels determines the resolution of the images captured with the main camera. A higher megapixel count means that the camera is capable of capturing more details. However, the megapixel count is not the only important element determining the quality of an image.
4.maximum light sensitivity

102400 ISO

51200 ISO

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
5.continuous shooting at high resolution

6fps

8.3fps

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
6.has AF tracking
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.

Videography

1.video recording (main camera)

1080 x 30fps

1080 x 60fps

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.
3.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
4.Has timelapse function
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
A timelapse shows a long passage of time sped up. A series of photographs taken from the same position over a long period is joined together to create a short video. It is great way to capture things like the setting sun, or clouds moving across the sky.
5.has a 24p cinema mode
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.

Audio

1.has a microphone input
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
2.number of microphones

1

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
3.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)

950shots

560shots

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
2.has a removable battery
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
3.has a rechargeable battery
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The battery can be recharged and used over again.
4.has a battery level indicator
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
5.battery power

1800mAh

2000mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.

Features

1.has an external memory slot
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
2.Has a remote control
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
3.has an HDMI output
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.
4.Has dual card slots
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
It has two memory card slots, allowing you to store more photos without switching cards. This is particularly useful on long shoots when you need more space.
5.has an accelerometer
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
6.has GPS
Canon EOS 5D Mark III + Canon EF 24-70mm
Pentax K-3 II
GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

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