Pentax K-3 III Specifications

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Price
MSRP$1999 (body only)
Body type
Body typeMid-size SLR
Body materialMagnesium alloy
Sensor
Max resolution6192 x 4128
Image ratio w:h3:2
Effective pixels26 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors27 megapixels
Sensor sizeAPS-C (23 x 15.5 mm)
Sensor typeCMOS
ProcessorPRIME V
Color spacesRGB, Adobe RGB
Color filter arrayPrimary color filter
Image
ISOAuto (100-1600000)
White balance presets8
Custom white balanceYes (3 slots)
Image stabilizationSensor-shift
CIPA image stabilization rating5.5 stop(s)
Uncompressed formatRAW
JPEG quality levelsBest, better, good
File format
  • JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • Raw (PEF/DNG)
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Autofocus assist lampYes
Digital zoomYes
Manual focusYes
Number of focus points101
Number of cross-type focus points25
Lens mountPentax KAF2
Focal length multiplier1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCDFixed
Screen size3.2
Screen dots1,620,000
Touch screenYes
Screen typeTFT LCD
Live viewYes
Viewfinder typeOptical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage100%
Viewfinder magnification1.05× (0.7× 35mm equiv.)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/8000 sec
Exposure modes
  • Program
  • Sensitivity priority
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter & aperture priority
  • Manual
Built-in flashNo
External flashYes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)
Flash modesAuto, Auto + Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On + Red-eye Reduction, Slow- speed Sync, Slow-speed Sync + Red-eye, P-TTL, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
Flash X sync speed1/200 sec
Drive modes
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Bracketing (AE, DoF, motion)
  • Mirror-up
  • Multi-exposure
  • Interval
Continuous drive12.0 fps
Self-timerYes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Highlight-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing±5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB BracketingYes
Videography features
FormatMPEG-4, H.264
Modes
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
MicrophoneStereo
SpeakerMono
Storage
Storage typesDual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II supported in slot 1)
Connectivity
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB chargingYes
HDMIYes (micro HDMI)
Microphone portYes
Headphone portYes
WirelessBuilt-In
Wireless notes802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth
Remote controlYes (via wireless)
Physical
Environmentally sealedYes
BatteryBattery Pack
Battery descriptionD-LI90
Battery Life (CIPA)800
Weight (inc. batteries)820 g (1.81 lb / 28.92 oz)
Dimensions135 x 104 x 74 mm (5.31 x 4.09 x 2.91)
Other features
Orientation sensorYes
Timelapse recordingYes
GPSNone

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