Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Pentax KP vs Pentax K-3 Specs
All specs: Main page for KP
All specs: Main page for K-3
KP vs K-3 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:
KP vs K-3: Viewfinder
KP has an optical viewfinder with penta prism. It has magnification of 0.59x and covers 100% of view field.
The K-3 features an optical viewfinder with a penta prism that also covers 100% of the field of view, its magnification is c. 0.59x.
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: Draw
Pentax KP VS Pentax K-3 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Pentax KP a better choice
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.30||23.35|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 819200 ISO||100 - 51200 ISO|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||643g|
Conclusion: Advantages of the KP are the higher resolution, the larger sensitivity and the articulated display. A recommendation of the KP is made easy by the lower weight than the K-3 and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The KP scores 15 points.
Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-3
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||7||8|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||0.92||1.04|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||420||1000|
Conclusion: Advantages of the K-3 are that the camera is faster, that the display has a higher resolution and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 9 points for the K-3.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Pentax KP VS Pentax K-3 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the KP and K-3
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
We recommend Pentax KP as better choice.
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