Pentax XG-1 vs Pentax K-3 II

Winner
Pentax XG-1

53

Pentax K-3 II

50

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax XG-1

Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3 II

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 60fps
Screen size
Large screen
3.2"
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Badge
Built-in focus motor
Autofocuses with more lenses

competitors

Pentax XG-1 Competitors

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Fujifilm X-H1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$2,100 - $2,198 with 16-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Size Slightly larger
Pentax X-5

Pentax X-5

Super zoom

$547

Wide angle Better wide angle
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Zoom Less zoom
Nikon Coolpix L840

Nikon Coolpix L840

Super zoom

$274

Battery life Much longer battery life
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Zoom Less zoom

Pentax K-3 II Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$797 body only

$914 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$672 - $715 with 18-55mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D500

Nikon D500

Pro DSLR

$1,399 - $1,797 body only

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

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Larger

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