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Pentax K-3 II
Pentax K-3 II
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Release Date
Jun 2015
Camera Type
Mid-size SLR
Resolution
24.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CMOS
LCD Screen Size
3.2 in.
Image Sensor Size
28.2 mm

  • The Pentax K-3 II D-SLR adds some features to its predecessor, including an in-camera GPS, but does so at the cost of the built-in flash.


  • The Pentax K-3 II is a fairly minor update of the excellent K-3 camera, principally adding the innovative Pixel Shift Resolution technology, an improved anti-shake system, Diffraction Correction, and built-in GPS (albeit at the expense of the pop-up flash). Perhaps of more interest to cash-strapped photographers is the much lower official RRP on launch, some £200/$200 less than the launch price of the original K-3, which should help it to compete with mid-range DSLRs and mirrorless cameras alike.


  • Pentax's Pixel Shift Technology and similar high-res shooting modes will have their day, but they're not yet sufficiently advanced to make this a must-have feature. That aside, the K-3 II is a capable and well-specced enthusiast DSLR.


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