Pentax K-3
Pentax K-3
Top 24%1,971 points
Top 24%
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Pentax K-3: 62 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

24.3MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.7 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

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.
27
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
8.3fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. weight

800g
HTC Re: 65.5g

6. maximum light sensitivity

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.
51200ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
560shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

1080 x 60fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/8000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. Faster video autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting movies

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper movies.
Pentax K-3
11% have it

11. width

131mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

12. pixel density

481ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

13. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
1037k dots
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 1230000k dots

14. has a 24p cinema mode

24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
Pentax K-3
25% have it

16. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Pentax K-3
26% have it

17. height

100mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

18. resolution

1280 x 854px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px

19. battery power

2000mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

20. has a microphone in

A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.
Pentax K-3
24% have it

21. thickness

77mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

22. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Pentax K-3
46% have it

23. Has a built-in focus motor

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.
Pentax K-3
17% have it

24. Faster photo autofocus due to a phase detection autofocus when shooting pictures

A phase detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus and allows sharper images.
Pentax K-3
30% have it

25. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3.2"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

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