Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Pentax K-3 II Specs
All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D
All specs: Main page for K-3 II
EOS 1300D vs K-3 II Sensors
On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:
EOS 1300D vs K-3 II: Viewfinder
The EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.
The K-3 II has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 100% of view field.
Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.
EOS 1300D (0.50x)
K-3 II (0.59x)
Better choice: Pentax K-3 II
Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax K-3 II Other Specs Comparison
Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice
|Larger lens selection (3)||220||40|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||485g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, the built-in flash and the lower weight than the K-3 II. Another advantage over the K-3 II: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The EOS 1300D scores 9 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-3 II
|Sensor cleaning (3)|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||18.00||23.35|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||3||8|
|Auto Focus points (4)||9||27|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 6400 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4)||Penta mirror||Penta prism|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.04|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||500||720|
|USB 3.0 (2)|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-3 II are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Pentax are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the EOS 1300D: that the battery has more stamina, the support for USB 3.0. HArdly a luxury, given today's image size and the requirements of 4K video and the built-in GPS.
Yields 38 points for the K-3 II.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax K-3 II Dimensions|
Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and K-3 II
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6
Pentax K-3 II
We recommend Pentax K-3 II as better choice.
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