Pentax K-3 vs Canon EOS 6D

Winner
Pentax K-3

97

Canon EOS 6D

94

Runner-up

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
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.71x
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
102,400 ISO
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 K-3 II

Pentax K-3 II

Entry-level DSLR

$791 - $850 body only

$946 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Low light performance Slightly more noise at high ISO
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$647 body only

$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

$789 - $997 body only

$1,076 - $1,297 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 6D Competitors

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$1,099 body only

$1,017 - $1,149 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

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,699 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Dynamic range Less dynamic range
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$2,297 with 24-120mm lens

Overall image quality Better image quality
Screen size Significantly larger screen
GPS No built-in GPS

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.