Pentax K-3 vs Pentax K-30

Winner
Pentax K-3

116

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

Thickness
Thin
2.8"
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/6000 of a second
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

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

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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS200 (Lumix DC-TZ200)

Travel zoom

Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Pentax K-1

Pentax K-1

Pro DSLR

$1,599 - $1,697 body only

$2,094 - $2,097 with 28-105mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Continuous shooting Shoots much slower
Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D

Entry-level DSLR

$999 body only

$945 - $1,049 with 18-55mm lens

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

Pentax K-30 Competitors

Pentax K-70

Pentax K-70

Entry-level DSLR

$595 body only

$595 - $705 with 18-55mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Thickness Thicker
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

Pro digicam

$798 - $1,198

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
Pentax K-x

Pentax K-x

Entry-level DSLR

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
Movie format Lower resolution movies

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