Pentax K-3 vs Canon EOS 80D

Pentax K-3
Canon EOS 80D

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
138 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 80D

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
220 lenses

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-3.

competitors

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 with 5-15mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon EOS 80D Competitors

Placeholder

Canon EOS RP

Boutique

$1,299 - $1,699

Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Placeholder

Sony a6400

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$898 body only

$971 - $998 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Many more focus points
Size Much smaller
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,499 body only

$1,330 - $1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
GPS Has a GPS
True resolution Much lower true resolution

discussion

Pentax K-3
K-3
Pentax

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Canon EOS 80D
EOS 80D
Canon

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