General

Pentax K-1 Pentax K-3 II
Brand
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Pentax Pentax
Lowest price
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$1,796.95 $1,786.32
Announced
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February 2016 April 2015

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CMOS
Crop factor
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1x 1.5x
Megapixels
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36.2 MP 24.1 MP
Light sensitivity
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204,800 ISO 51,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown Unknown
Sensor cleaning
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Unknown Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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36.2 MP 24.1 MP
Native resolution
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7360 × 4912 6016 × 4000
Pixel size
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23.8 µm² 15.2 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3.2" 3.2"
Resolution
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1,037k dots 1,037k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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Yes No
Live view
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Yes Yes

Lenses

Lens availability
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113 lenses 113 lenses
Lens mount
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Pentax K Pentax K

Form factor

Size
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137×110×86 mm 131×100×77 mm
Depth
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3.4" 3"
Weight
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1,010 g 800 g
Interchangeable lenses
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Yes Yes
Waterproof
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No No
Weather sealed
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Yes Yes
Built-in focus motor
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Yes Yes

Viewfinder

Type
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Pentaprism Pentaprism
Viewfinder size
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0.70x 0.62x
Coverage
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100% 100%

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 60fps 1080p @ 60fps
Supports 24p
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Yes Yes
High-speed framerate
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None None
External mic jack
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Yes Yes
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 720p @ 50fps
  2. 720p @ 60fps
  3. 1080p @ 24fps
  4. 1080p @ 25fps
  5. 1080p @ 30fps
  6. 1080p @ 50fps
  7. 1080p @ 60fps
  1. 720p @ 24fps
  2. 720p @ 25fps
  3. 720p @ 30fps
  4. 720p @ 50fps
  5. 720p @ 60fps
  6. 1080p @ 24fps
  7. 1080p @ 25fps
  8. 1080p @ 30fps
  9. 1080p @ 50fps
  10. 1080p @ 60fps

Features

Panorama
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Unknown Unknown
HDR
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Unknown Yes
3D
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Unknown Unknown
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
  1. Sensor shift
Supports RAW
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Unknown Yes
GPS
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Yes Yes

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown Unknown
Shutter lag
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Unknown Unknown
Battery life
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760 shots 720 shots
Continuous shooting
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4.4 fps 8.3 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Phase detection Phase detection
Focus points
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33 27
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/8000s 1/8000s
Min
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30s 30s

Flash

Built-in flash
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No No
External connection
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Yes Yes

Storage

Storage slots
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1 2
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. SD
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
  4. SDHC
  5. SDXC
  6. SDXC

DXO Mark Scores

Image quality
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Unknown 80.0
Color depth
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Unknown 23.6 bits
Dynamic range
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Unknown 13.6 EV
Low light performance
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Unknown 1,106 ISO
Pentax K-1
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