Canon EOS 6D vs Pentax K-3

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Canon EOS 6D

100

Pentax K-3

98

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Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 6D

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
500 ms startup delay
Built-in GPS
GPS
Great for travel
Thin
Thickness
2.8"
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
8.3 fps
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
138 ms shutter lag

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

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

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Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
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Canon EOS R

Boutique

$1,994 - $2,299

Focus points Many more focus points
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Pro DSLR

$2,219 - $2,999 body only

$2,558 - $3,899 with 24-105mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS No built-in GPS

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Battery life Longer battery life
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 with 5-15mm lens

Thickness Much thinner
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus
Image stabilization No image stabilization

discussion

Canon EOS 6D
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Pentax K-3
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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.