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Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Sensor shift
True resolution
High true resolution
24.1 MP
Light sensitivity
High ISO
51,200 ISO
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-T1

Size
Really small
Standard size 129x89x46 mm
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-T1

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Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
Movie continuous focus Continuous video focus Yes vs No
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Record movies without worrying about focus
Size Smaller 129x89x46 mm vs 131x100x77 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Weight Significantly lighter 440 g vs 800 g
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Around 50% lighter
Thickness Thinner 1.8" vs 3"
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Around 40% thinner
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Advantages of the Pentax K-3

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Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Hybrid detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Image stabilization Image stabilization Sensor shift vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Supports 24p Supports 24p Yes vs No
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Get that real film feel
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 51,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The K-3's maximum light sensitivity is 3 f-stops better
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution 24.1 MP vs 16.3 MP
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Capture around 50% more detail in your photos
Screen size Larger screen 3.2" vs 3.0"
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Around 10% larger screen
Lens availability Significantly more lenses available 109 lenses vs 8 lenses
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More than 13.5x more lenses available
Storage slots Has more storage slots 2 vs 1
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More slots allows storing more images without switching memory cards
Battery life Longer battery life 560 shots vs 350 shots
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60% more shots per battery charge
Built-in flash Built-in flash Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentaprism vs Digital
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Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay 900 ms vs 1000 ms
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10% less delay when turning on
Lowest price Cheaper $841.99 vs $1,199.00
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The best price we've seen is $357 cheaper (around 30% less)
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Screen resolution High resolution screens Help
X-T1:1,040k dots
K-3:1,037k dots
Weather sealed Both are weather sealed, which is fairly uncommon among similar cameras Help
Shoot in extreme weather
External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-T1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
K-3:APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
X-T1:16.3 MP
K-3:24.1 MP
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensors Help
Avoids dust in your photos
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-T1:Digital
K-3:Pentaprism
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-T1:$1,199.00
K-3:$841.99
Weight Heavy Help
X-T1:440 g
K-3:800 g
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$947 body only

$1,247 with 18-140mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,498 - $2,098 body only

$1,770 - $1,798 with 28-70mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$798 - $799 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points Has much more focus points
Weight Is slightly lighter
External mic jack Lacks and external mic jack
Weather sealed It's body is not weather sealed
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,790 - $2,100 with 12-40mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$999 - $1,231 body only

$200 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Autofocus Focuses automatically while shootting video
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,598 - $1,899 body only

$2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Low light performance Is significantly less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$1,697 body only

$2,197 - $2,200 with 24-85mm lens

Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker

Fujifilm X-T1 Competitors

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Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Size Smaller
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$899 - $1,000 body only

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Weather sealed No weather sealing
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-5 IIs

Pentax K-5 IIs

Entry-level DSLR

$597 - $989 body only

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Supports 24p No 24p support
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$609 body only

Battery life Longer battery life
Startup delay Less startup delay
Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
Supports 24p No 24p support
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$397 - $476 body only

$447 - $497 with 18-55mm lens

Size Smaller
Weight Lighter
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution

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