Pentax K-3 vs Canon EOS 6D

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Pentax K-3

100

Canon EOS 6D

98

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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.4 EV
Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
138 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

Low light performance
Low noise at high ISO
2,340 ISO
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
Thickness
Thin
2.8"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 6D.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-3.

competitors

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$829 - $830 body only

$1,424 with 16-85mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$870 - $897 with 18-135mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $997 body only

$1,029 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,249 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,149 - $2,299 body only

$2,685 - $2,899 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Storage slots Has more storage slots
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,065 - $1,499 body only

$1,469 - $1,949 with 18-135mm lens

Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster
Storage slots Has more storage slots
Viewfinder size Smaller viewfinder

discussion

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Avatar for José Luis Vuelta Rodríguez José Luis Vuelta Rodríguez (0:08 PM, February 05, 2015)
I can use my K3 under most harsh weather conditions, what about it?
 
LDK (2:46 PM, October 22, 2014)
Canond EOS 6D vs. Pentax K-3 , Full frame vs A-SPC ? ISO vs ISO ...
 
Michael (10:33 AM, October 21, 2014)
Canon EOS 6D vs. Pentax K-3: 87 - 92
Canon EOS 6D vs. Sony A7R: 94 - 74
Pentax K-3 vs. Sony A7R: 62 - 74


Yeah right... This is still a nice site to compare specs and get an overview, but the ranking algorithm is a joke.