Pentax K-3

Announced Oct 7, 2013 •
24 megapixels | 3.2 screen | APS-C sensor
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 6016 x 4000 ?
Other resolutions 4608 x 3072, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1080 ?
Image ratio w:h 3:2 ?
Effective pixels 24 megapixels ?
Sensor photo detectors 25 megapixels ?
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm) ?
Sensor type CMOS ?
Processor Prime III
Image
ISO Auto, 100 - 51200 ?
White balance presets 9 ?
Custom white balance Yes (3) ?
Image stabilization Sensor-shift ?
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Best, better, good ?
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes ?
Number of focus points 27
Lens mount Pentax KAF2
Focal length multiplier 1.5× ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 3.2 ?
Screen dots 1,037,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD monitor
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) ?
Viewfinder coverage 100% ?
Viewfinder magnification 0.95× ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 13.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)
Flash modes Auto, on, off, red-eye, slow sync, slow sync + red-eye, trailing curtain sync, high speed, wireless, manual
Continuous drive 8 fps ?
Self-timer Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps) ?
AE Bracketing ±2 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, 24p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Connectivity
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes (mini) ?
Wireless Optional ?
Wireless notes Special version of Flu Card available
Remote control Yes (optional, wired or wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (Weather and dust resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion D-LI90 rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 560
Weight (inc. batteries) 800 g (1.76 lb / 28.22 oz)
Dimensions 131 x 100 x 77 mm (5.16 x 3.94 x 3.03)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes (up to 9999 pictures) ?
GPS Optional
GPS notes O-GPS1
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