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Compare Pentax K-3 Mark III vs Pentax Q-S1

Reviews

Neo score
69%
43%
Pros
  • Exceptional battery life
  • 5.5 stops of IBIS
  • Good 12.0 fps burst rate
  • Weather-sealed
  • Viewfinder with great 1.05x magnification
  • Supports both WiFi and Bluetooth
  • Exceptionally compact
  • Very light
Cons
  • Quite heavy
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Poor battery life
  • Very low 5.0 fps burst rate
  • Very low 12 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Not a serious system

Price

MSRP
1999 USD
499 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Connectivity

Ports
HDMI + Headphone + Microphone + Remote Control + USB 3.2 Gen 1
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0
Wireless Connectivity
802.11b/g/n + Bluetooth

Construction

Form Factor
DSLR camera
Mirrorless camera
Image Size
APS-C (23 x 15.5 mm)
1/1.7" (7.44 x 5.58 mm)
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Pentax Q-mount
Microphone
Stereo
Mono
Sensor | Resolution
26 MP (6192 x 4128)
12 MP (4000 x 3000)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
BSI-CMOS
Speakers
Mono
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
74 mm / 2.91 in
34 mm / 1.34 in
Size | Height
104 mm / 4.09 in
58 mm / 2.28 in
Size | Width
135 mm / 5.31 in
105 mm / 4.13 in
Weight
820 g / 28.98 oz
203 g / 7.17 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2 inch
3 inch
Display Type
Fixed TFT LCD
Fixed TFT-LCD
Resolution
1,620,000 dots
460,000 dots
Viewfinder | Coverage
100%
Viewfinder | Magnification
1.05x
Viewfinder | Type
Optical (pentaprism)
None

Function

AE Bracketing
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (3 frames )
Autofocus
101 focus points (25 cross type)
Crop Factor
1.5
Exposure Compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
Built-in
GPS
No
No
ISO Range
(100 ~ 1600000)
100 ~ 12800
Image Stabilization
5.5 stops
Intervalometer
Yes
Yes
Processor
PRIME V
Q Engine
Touch Screen
Yes
No
Video Codecs
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Battery Life
800 shots
250 shots
Flash Range
4.90 m
Max Burst Rate
12.0 fps
5.0 fps
Storage
Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II supported in slot 1)
SD/SDHC/SDXC card

Production

Battery
D-LI90
D-LI68 lithium-ion battery & charger
Debut
2021-03-30
2014-08-04
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