Pentax K-3 MkIII DSLR Camera Body Only

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    . * The designs and specifications are identical to those first announced publicly about the camera’s development, and are subject to change without notice.
  • Main Features

    Type TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera
    Lens Mount PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power contacts)
    Compatible Lens KAF4, KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom compatible), KAF, KA mount lens
    Image Sensor Primary color filter, CMOS. Size: 23.3 x 15.5 (mm)
    Effective Pixels Approx. 25.73 megapixels
    Total Pixels Approx. 26.78 megapixels
    Dust Removal Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations “DR II”
    Sensitivity
    (Standard output)
    ISO AUTO/100 to 1600000 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)
    Image Stabilizer Sensor-shift shake reduction “SR II”(5-axis) Auto/Panning/Off
    Compensation effect of 5.5 steps
    *Measured in conformity to CIPA standards
    AA Filter Simulator Moiré reduction using SR unit. OFF/Low/High/Bracketing (2 images)/Bracketing (3 images)

    File formats

    File format RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.3), DCF2.0 compliant
    Recorded Pixels JPEG:L(26M:6192×4128)、M(15M:4752×3168)、S(9M:3648×2432)、XS(2M:1920×1280)
    RAW:(26M:6192×4128)
    Quality Level RAW (14bit): PEF, DNG
    JPEG: ★★★ (Best), ★★ (Better), ★ (Good), RAW + JPEG simultaneous capturing available
    Color Space sRGB, AdobeRGB
    Storage Medium SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-I, UHS-II standards) * UHS-II supports slot 1 only
    Dual SD slot Sequential Use, Save to Both, Separate RAW/JPG, Image copy between slots possible
    Storage Folder Folder Name: Date (100_1018,101_1019…) or User assigned folder name (Default “PENTX”)
    Recording File File Name: “IMGP****” or User assigned file name
    File name numbering: Sequential, Reset

    Viewfinder

    Type Pentaprism Finder
    Coverage (FOV) Approx. 100%
    Magnification Approx. 1.05x (FA 50mmF1.4 at infinity)
    Eye-Relief Length Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.0mm (from the center of lens)
    Diopter adjustment Approx. -4.0m to + 1.0m-1
    Focusing Screen Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
    Viewfinder Overlay AF Points, Grid Display, Electronic Level, AF Frame, Spot Metering Frame, Crop, Smart Function, Operation Control Lock

    Live view

    Type TTL method using image sensor
    Focusing
    Mechanism
    Contrast detection (Auto Area, Zone Select, Tracking, Select(L/M/S), Spot)
    Functions Focus Peaking, Face detection, Touch AF
    Display Field of View approx. 100%, Magnified view (up to 16x),
    Grid Display (4×4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale, Square(L), Square(S), Grid Color: Black/Gray/White ), Histogram, Bright area warning, Composition Adjustment

    LCD monitor

    Type Wide viewing angle TFT color LCD, Air-gapless glass
    Size 3.2 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)
    Dots Approx. 1620K dots
    Touch Screen Capacitive sensing method
    Adjustment Brightness, Saturation and Colors adjustable
    Outdoor View Setting Adjustable ±2 step
    Night Vision LCD Display ON/OFF


Autofocus System
Type TTL: Phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor SAFOX 13, 101 point (25 cross type focus points)
Brightness Range EV-4 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
*EV-4 with luminance flux based on F2.8 levels
AF mode Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)
AF Point Selection Auto Area, Zone Select, Select, Expanded Area(S, M, L), Select(S), Spot
AF Assist Light Dedicated LED AF assist light

Metering

Type TTL open aperture metering using 307K pixel RGBIr sensor, Multi-segment, Center-weighted, Spot and Highlight-weighted
Metering Range EV-3 to 20 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Mode Scene Analyze Auto, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash X-sync Speed, USER1, USER2, USER3, USER4, USER5
EV Compensation ±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
AE Lock Button type (timer type: two times the meter operating time set in Custom Setting);
Continuous as long as the shutter button is halfway pressed

Shutter

Type Electronically controlled vertical-run focal plane shutter
* Electronic shutter when using Pixel Shift Resolution
Shutter Speed Auto:1/8000 to 30 sec., Manual:1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps), Bulb (Timed exposure setting possible from 1 sec. to 20min.)

Drive modes

Mode Selection Single Frame, Continuous (H, M, L), Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames), Depth of Field Bracketing, Motion Bracketing, Mirror-up, Multi-Exposure (Average/Additive/Bright), Interval Shooting, Interval Composite
Self-timer 12s, 2s
Remote Control 0s, 3s
Continuous Shooting Max. approx. 12 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 37 frames, RAW: up to approx. 32 frames, RAW: up to approx. 30 frames
Max. approx. 7.0 fps, JPEG L: ★★★ at Continuous M): up to approx. 60 frames, RAW: up to approx. 37 frames, RAW: up to approx. 33 frames
Max. approx. 2.5 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous L): up to approx. 90 frames, RAW: up to approx. 39 frames, RAW: up to approx. 37 frames
*Depending on shooting conditions
*Continuous shooting speed slows down with High sensitivity

External Flash

Flash Modes 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, Contrast-control-sync, High-speed sync, Wireless sync
* Contrast-control-sync and High-speed sync requires 2 or more dedicated external flash
Sync Speed 1/200sec.
Flash Exposure Compensation -2.0~+1.0EV

Capture Settings

Custom Image Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Process Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital Filter Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Grainy Monochrome
Clarity Adjustable ±4 step
Skin Tone Type1/Type2
HDR Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Advanced HDR, Exposure bracket value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
Pixel Shift Resolution Available, Motion Correction On/Off
Lens Correction Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction
D-Range Correction Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
Noise Reduction Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO Noise Reduction
Horizon Correction SR On: correction up to 1 degrees, SR Off: correction up to 2 degrees
Composition Adjustment Adjustment range of ±1.5mm up, down, left or right (1mm when rotated); Rotating range of 1 degree
Electronic Level Displayed in viewfinder (Horizontal and vertical); Displayed on LCD monitor (Horizontal and vertical)
Program Line AUTO, Normal, Hi-speed Priority, DOF Priority (Deep), DOF Priority (Shallow), MTF Priority

Movie

File Format MPEG-4 AVC/H.264(MOV)
Recorded Pixels 4K(3840×2160, 30p/24p)
Full HD(1920×1080, 60p/30p/24p)
Sound Built-in stereo microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible)
Recording Sound Level adjustable, Wind Noise Reduction
Recording Time Up to 25 minutes or 4GB ; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
White Balance AUTO WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, CTE, Manual WB (up to 3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting of a captured image
Custom Images Auto Select, Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Flat, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Cross Processing Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3.
Digital Filter Extract Color, Replace Color, Retro, High Contrast, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome

Playback

Playback View Single frame, Multi-image display (20, 48, 70 segmentation), Display magnification (up to 16, 100% display, quick zoom and Focus Magnification available), Grid display (4×4 Grid, Golden Section, Scale, Square(L), Square(S), Grid Color: Black/Gray/White), Rotating, Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, Detailed information, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), GPS information (latitude, longitude, altitude, Coordinated Universal Time) , Orientation, Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display
Delete Delete single image, Delete all, Select & delete, Folder delete, Calendar delete, Delete instant review image
Digital Filter Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Grainy Monochrome, Miniature, Soft, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome, Frame Composite
RAW Development RAW file select: Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folder, Select a shooting date
RAW Development Parameter: White Balance, Custom Image, Sensitivity, Digital filter, Clarity, Skin Tone, HDR, Pixel Shift Resolution, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, High-ISO Noise Reduction, Shadow Correction, File Format (JPEG/TIFF), JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG Quality, Aspect Ratio, Color Space
Edit Protect, Image Rotation, Image Copy, File Transfer, Save RAW Data in buffer memory, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available), Levels Adjustment, WB Adjustment, Color Moiré Correction, Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie


Power supply

Battery Type Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90

Battery Life Number of recordable images: Approx.: 800 images
Playback time: Approx. 250 minutes
* With a fully-recharged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard.
Actual results may vary depending on the shooting condition.

Interfaces

Connection Port USB Terminal(USB Type-C), External cable switch terminal(2.5mm diameter), X-sync socket, HDMI output terminal (Type D) , Stereo microphone input terminal, Headphone terminal
USB Connection USB 3.2 Gen1, Data Transfer: MTP/CD-ROM, Battery Recharge/Power Supply (Optional AC Adapter required)

Wireless LAN

Standards IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Frequency (Center Frequency) 2412MHz~2462MHz (1ch~11ch)
Security Authentication: WPA2, Encryption: AES