Nikon D750 vs Pentax K-3

Winner
Nikon D750

100

Pentax K-3

87

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Nikon D750

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Great battery life
Battery life
1230 shots
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Pentaprism
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

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
Size
Really small
Professional size (131×100×77 mm)

galleries

Explore our gallery of 48 sample photos taken by the Nikon D750.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-3.

competitors

Nikon D750 Competitors

Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

$2,114 - $2,397 with 16-80mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Focus points Many more focus points
True resolution Significantly lower true resolution
Nikon D610

Nikon D610

Pro DSLR

$790 - $1,497 body only

$1,774 - $2,447 with 28-300mm lens

Lowest price Cheaper
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,999 - $2,797 body only

$2,583 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Fastest shutter speed Much faster max shutter speed
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$872 - $999 body only

$870 - $1,149 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Significantly smaller screen

discussion

Nikon D750
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Pentax K-3
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Jonesy (7:35 PM, January 14, 2015)
Actually, the Pentax K-3 does have a built-in focus motor.