Pentax K-3 vs Canon EOS 6D

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Pentax K-3

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Canon EOS 6D

100

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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
Overall image quality
Great image quality
82.0
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
500 ms startup delay
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

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 KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Pentax K-S2

Pentax K-S2

Entry-level DSLR

$697 with 50-200mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
GPS Has a GPS
Screen size Significantly smaller screen
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

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

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,349 body only

$2,700 with 70-300mm lens

Screen size Significantly larger screen
Storage slots Has more storage slots
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,393 with 24-105mm lens

Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
GPS No built-in GPS
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Viewfinder size Significantly 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.