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Nikon D5600 vs Pentax K-3 Specs
All specs: Main page for D5600
All specs: Main page for K-3
D5600 vs K-3 Sensors
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D5600 vs K-3: Viewfinder
D5600 has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.
The K-3 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.
Better choice: Pentax K-3
Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-3 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Nikon D5600 a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||23.35|
|Auto Focus points (4)||39||27|
|Larger lens selection (3)||200||40|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||465g|
|More portable (2)||842cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D5600 are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger selection of lenses. We also like the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the lower weight than the K-3. Another advantage over the K-3: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D5600 scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-3
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||5||8|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4)||Penta mirror||Penta prism|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||970||1000|
|Environmental sealing (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-3 are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 18 points for the K-3.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Nikon D5600 VS Pentax K-3 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D5600 and K-3
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We advise to choose the newest model: Nikon D5600.
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