Pentax K-3 vs Pentax K-70

Pentax K-3
Pentax K-70

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-3

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,037k dots
High true resolution
True resolution
24.1 MP
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8.3 fps
 

Reasons to buy the Pentax K-70

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Size
Really small
Prosumer size (126×93×74 mm)
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel
External flash
External flash
Better lighting

galleries

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

competitors

Pentax K-3 Competitors

Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Size Smaller
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax Q-S1

Pentax Q-S1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$333 with 5-15mm lens

Size Much smaller
Thickness Much thinner
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Nikon D750

Nikon D750

Pro DSLR

$1,149 - $1,297 body only

$1,797 with 24-120mm lens

Movie format Lower frame rate movies
True resolution Much higher true resolution
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Pentax K-70 Competitors

Nikon D5600

Nikon D5600

Entry-level DSLR

$468 - $597 body only

$500 - $647 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Viewfinder size Significantly smaller viewfinder
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Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90)

Travel zoom

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization Better image stabilization
True resolution Much lower true resolution
Pentax K-5

Pentax K-5

Entry-level DSLR

$331 body only

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Battery life Longer battery life
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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