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Pentax K-3 Mark III

Pentax K-3 Mark III
alaScore 94

3 reviews

Dec, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Pentax K-3 Mark III. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and exposure. The sensor and durability also get good feedback. The battery and screen get critical comments, and views about the usability and viewfinder are mixed.

durability, sensor, exposure, design

price, contrast, screen, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Pentax K-3 Mark III is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 94/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Pentax K-3 Mark III Review


Stabilized 25.7MP image sensor ; Wide-spread autofocus ; 10fps continuous shooting ; High-magnification optical viewfinder ; Magnesium body with dust and splash protection ; In-camera USB-C charging

Shaky viewfinder with unstabilized lenses ; 4K video doesn't use full sensor width ; Only one card slot supports UHS-II speed ; Many compatible lenses showing their age ; Omits built-in GPS for Astrotracer ; External battery charger not included ;...

The Pentax K-3 Mark III includes the company's best-yet autofocus system and a sturdy, all-weather build. It's a worthwhile upgrade for devoted Pentax users, but others should look elsewhere.

Jun, 2021

Expert review by : Richard Butler (

Pentax K-3 Mark III initial review


The Pentax K-3 Mark III is that rarest of things: a completely new DSLR. We've got hands-on with the camera to find out just what's changed in the six years since the Mark II. The answer is: almost everything.

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : Rod Lawton (

Pentax K-3 Mark III review


The Pentax K-3 Mark III is Pentax's latest and best APS-C DSLR. but how good is it, and is it worth the formidable asking price?

Sturdy build ; Clever if complex exposure modes ; 12fps continuous shooting

Inexplicably expensive ; Fixed rear screen ; Slow contrast AF in live view ; Limited buffer capacity

The Pentax K-3 Mark III is tough, fast, powerful and packed with clever features. It’s also oddly dated, as if Pentax has deliberately stepped back from modern innovations like on-sensor phase detect AF and vari-angle screens, and back to simpler...

Aug, 2021