Pentax K-70 vs. Pentax KP vs. Pentax K-1 II

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Jun 8, 2016
Jan 25, 2017
Feb 21, 2018
 
$649/£559 (body only), £799 (w/18-135mm lens)
$1099 (body only)
$1999/£1799 (body only), $2399 (w/FA 28-105mm lens)
 
Compact SLR
Mid-size SLR
Mid-size SLR
 
Magnesium alloy
Magnesium alloy
 
6000 x 4000
6016 x 4000
7360 x 4912
4608 x 3072, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1280
4608 x 3072, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1280
 
3:2
3:2
3:2
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
36 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
37 megapixels
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
CMOS
PRIME MII
PRIME IV
PRIME IV
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
Primary Color Filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100-102400
Auto, 100-819200
Auto, 100-819200
8
9
8
Yes (3 slots)
Yes (3 slots)
Yes (3 slots)
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
Sensor-shift
4.5 stop correction
5-axis, up to 5 stops
 
 
 
5 stop(s)
RAW
RAW
RAW
Best, better, good
Best, better, good
Best, better, good
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (PEF or DNG)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (Pentax PEF or DNG)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (PEF/DNG)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
11
27
33
 
 
25
Pentax KAF2
Pentax KAF2
Pentax KAF4
1.5×
1.5×
1×
 
Fully articulated
Tilting
Tilting
3
3
3.2
921,000
921,000
1,037,000
No
No
No
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Yes
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentaprism)
100%
100%
100%
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.7×
 
30 sec
30 sec
30 sec
1/6000 sec
1/6000 sec
1/8000 sec
 
1/24000 sec
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
No
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter and aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Analyze Auto
  • Program
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter & aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Bulb
  • Program
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture and shutter priority
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Manual
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Moving Object
  • Night Scene Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Blue Sky
  • Forest
  • Night Scene
  • Night Scene HDR
  • Night Snap
  • Food
  • Pet
  • Kids
  • Surf & Snow
  • Backlight Silhouette
  • Candlelight
  • Stage Lighting
  • Museum
 
 
Yes
Yes
No
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
6.00 m (at ISO 100)
 
Yes
Yes (via hot shoe)
Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash + redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual
Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual, wireless
Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On + Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye, P-TTL, Trailing Curtain Sync, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
1/180 sec
1/180 sec
1/200 sec
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Remote control
  • Bracketing
  • Mirror-up
  • Multi-exposure
  • Interval shooting
  • Interval composite
  • Interval movie
  • Star stream
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • AE bracketing
  • DoF bracketing
  • Motion bracketing
  • Mirror-up
  • Multi-exposure
  • Interval shooting
  • Interval composite
  • Interval movie record
  • Star stream
  • Single Frame, Continuous, Self-timer, Remote Control, Bracketing, Mirror- up, Multi-Exposure, Interval Shooting, Interval Composite, Interval Movie Record, Star Stream
6.0 fps
7.0 fps
4.4 fps
Yes (2 or 12 secs, continuous)
Yes (2 or 12 secs)
Yes (2 or 12 sec, custom)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames )
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames )
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
Yes
 
 
1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p)
 
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
 
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60i, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50i, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1280 x 720 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
No (requires SlimPort adapter)
Yes (micro-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Built-In
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
802.11b/g/n
Yes (wired or wireless)
Yes (via remote cable or smartphone)
Yes (wired, wireless, or smartphone)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
D-LI109 lithium-ion battery & charger
D-LI109 lithium-ion battery & charger
D-LI90 lithium-ion battery & charger
410
390
670
688 g (1.52 lb / 24.27 oz)
703 g (1.55 lb / 24.80 oz)
1010 g (2.23 lb / 35.63 oz)
126 x 93 x 74 mm (4.94 x 3.66 x 2.91)
132 x 101 x 76 mm (5.2 x 3.98 x 2.99)
137 x 110 x 86 mm (5.39 x 4.33 x 3.39)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes (Still or video)
Optional
Optional
Built-in
O-GPS1
O-GPS1