Pentax K-3 vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Pentax K-3

115

Pentax K-30

100

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,037k dots
Large viewfinder
Viewfinder size
0.62x
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-30

External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/6000 of a second
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Sensor shift
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-3.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Pentax K-30.

competitors

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax KP

Pentax KP

Entry-level DSLR

$897 - $1,007 body only

$947 with 50mm lens

Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Screen size Much smaller screen
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$647 - $706 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Screen size Much smaller screen

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Entry-level DSLR

$519 body only

$599 - $649 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
Pentax K-7

Pentax K-7

Entry-level DSLR

$1,212 with 18-55mm lens

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Movie format Lower resolution movies
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support

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