Compared to The best recent entry-level DSLRs

Rank Out of Score
Pentax K-3 #1 2 100
Pentax K-3 II #2 2 77
Pentax K-3 Pentax K-3 II
Score Score
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance 80.0 70.0
Color depth 23.7 23.7
Dynamic range 23.7 23.7
Misc
Cross type focus points 37.5 0.0
Shutter lag 30.0 0.0
Viewfinder size 22.5 22.5
Popularity 2.0 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution 21.3 21.3
Screen size 25.0 25.0
Touch screen 0.0 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization 20.0 20.0
Continuous shooting 8.7 8.7
Form factor
Viewfinder 25.0 25.0
Lens availability 2.2 2.2
Movies
Movie format 25.0 25.0
Total 346.8 268.2
Best total 346.8 346.8
Score 100 77
Pentax K-3 Pentax K-3 II
Score Weight Score Weight
DXO Mark Scores
Low light performance
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1,216 ISO 80.0 × 100.0 = 80.0 1,106 ISO 70.0 × 100.0 = 70.0
Color depth
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23.7 bits 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7 23.6 bits 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7
Dynamic range
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13.4 EV 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7 13.6 EV 95.0 × 25.0 = 23.7
Misc
Cross type focus points
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25 100.0 × 37.5 = 37.5 Unknown 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0
Shutter lag
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138 ms 80.0 × 37.5 = 30.0 Unknown 0.0 × 37.5 = 0.0
Viewfinder size
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0.62x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5 0.62x 60.0 × 37.5 = 22.5
Popularity
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15 10.0 × 20.0 = 2.0 9 5.0 × 20.0 = 1.0
Screen
Screen resolution
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1,037k dots 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3 1,037k dots 85.0 × 25.0 = 21.3
Screen size
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3.2" 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 3.2" 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Touch screen
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No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0 No 0.0 × 12.5 = 0.0
Advanced
Image stabilization
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  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
  1. Sensor shift
80.0 × 25.0 = 20.0
Continuous shooting
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8.3 fps 70.0 × 12.5 = 8.7 8.3 fps 70.0 × 12.5 = 8.7
Form factor
Viewfinder
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Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 Pentaprism 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Lens availability
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113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2 113 lenses 45.0 × 5.0 = 2.2
Movies
Movie format
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1080p @ 30fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0 1080p @ 60fps 100.0 × 25.0 = 25.0
Total 346.8 Total 268.2
Best total 346.8 Best total 346.8
Pentax K-3 Score 100 Pentax K-3 II Score 77