Pentax Pentax K3

The Pentax K3 is an advanced enthusiast DSLR camera sporting unparalleled technology and specifications that will unleash your creative potential.
Announced: 07/10/2013
Body Type
Body TypeMid-size SLR
Sensor
Max Resolution6016 x 4000
Other Resolutions
  • 4608 x 3072
  • 3072 x 2048
  • 1920 x 1080
Image Ratio3:2
Megapixels24.7
SizeAPS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
TypeCMOS
ProcessorPrime III
Image
ISO Range100-51200
ISO Minimum100
ISO Maximum51,200
White Balance Presets9
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilisation
Uncompressed FormatRAW
JPEG Quality Levels
  • Best
  • Better
  • Good
File FormatRAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual Focus
Number of Focus Points27
Lens MountPentax KAF2
Crop1.5
Screen / Viewfinder
Screen Size3.2
Screen Pixels1,037,000
Screen TypeTFT LCD
Live View
Viewfinder TypeOptical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification0.95
Features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Aperture Priority
Shutter Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Built-in Flash
Exposure Modes
Flash Range (M)13.0
External Flash
Flash Modes
  • Auto
  • On
  • Off
  • Red-Eye
  • Slow Sync
  • slow sync + red-eye
  • Trailing Curtain Sync
  • high speed
  • Wireless
  • Manual
Flash X Sync Speed1/180 sec
FPS8
Self-timer
Metering Modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure Compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV - 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing
Orientation Sensor
Timelapse Recording
GPSOptional
Video Features
Format
  • MP4
  • H.264
MicrophoneMono
SpeakerMono
Resolutions
  • 1080i @ 60fps
  • 1080i @ 50fps
  • 1080p @ 30fps
  • 1080p @ 25fps
  • 1080p @ 24fps
  • 720p @ 60fps
  • 720p @ 50fps
  • 720p @ 30fps
  • 720p @ 25fps
  • 720p @ 24fps
External mic input
Storage
Storage Slot
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
Storage Slot Amount2
Physical
Weather Sealed
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery ModelLithium-Ion D-LI90
Battery Life (shots)560
Weight (grams)800
Dimensions131 x 100 x 77 mm
Connectivity
USB
HDMI
Remote Control