Pentax K-3 II
Weather resistant body with 92 protection seals
Stainless steel chassis and magnesium alloy body
Built-in GPS to keep the trails of photos on Google Earth
Electronic Compass to display the camera’s direction on the
camera’s LCD monitor
Astrotracer to simplify the tracing and photographing of celestial
image and video quality
24 MP CMOS sensor with AA filter-less
Advanced anti moire function
New-generation PENTAX-original shake reduction mechanism to
assure more effective camera-shake compensation, with an extra-wide
compensation range of as much as 4.5 shutter steps.
New Pixel Shift Resolution System to deliver super-high-resolution
images with far more truthful color reproduction and much finer details,
while significantly lowering the level of high-sensitivity noise.
New 86 000 pixels RGB exposure meter
Sensitivity up to 51 200 ISO
Full HD recording with 60/30 fps frame rate, H.264 codec with
dedicated button
Fast and accurate
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New AF module SAFOX 11 with 27 AF points (25 cross points)
Upgraded Tracking accuracy at AF.C
Continuous shooting 8.3 fps up to 60 JPEG and 23 RAW
New Imaging Engine Prime III for ultraspeed datas transfer
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90
Battery Charger D-BC90
AC plug cord
Strap O-ST132
ME Viewfinder Cap
Software (CD-ROM) S-SW140
Eyecup FS
Hot shoe cover FK
Body mount cover
Battery Grip terminal cover
Sync sock 2p cap
Flucard for Pentax 16GB O-FC1 - 38610
Lithium-Ion battery D-LI90 - 39830
Battery Charger kit K-BC90E - 39834
AC Adapter K-AC132E - 38779
Weather resistant grip D-BG5 - 39799
SLR case - 50099
SLR backpack - 50278
Weatherproof remote control O-RC1 - 39892
Cable switch CS-205 - 37248
Ring flash AF 160FC - 30477
Flash AF 200FG - 30465
Flash AF 360FGZ II - 30438
Flash AF 540FGZ II - 30456
O-ICK1 sensor cleaning kit - 39357
ease to use
100%, 0,95X Pentaprism View Finder
3,2’’ 1037K LCD monitor with anti reflection and anti scratch coating
Dual SD card slot
weight : 700g (body only)
Mobility and connectivity
Wifi remote control via Smartphones, tablet and computer with
dedicated Pentax Flu Card (in option)
USB 3.0 and HDMI connection
X-Synchro flash terminal
77.5 mm
Stereophone terminal
131.5 mm
102.5 mm
Hotline: +44 (0)870 7368 299
technical specifications
Model Description
Drive modes
TTL autofocus, auto-exposure SLR digital-still camera
Lens Mount
PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount (AF coupler, lens information contacts, K-mount with power
continuous), Exposure Bracketing (2, 3 or 5 frames/ Possible to use with Self-timer or Remote Control ),
Mirror-up (Possible to use with Remote Control), Interval shooting, Interval Composite
Compatible Lens
Mode Selection
Movie: Remote Control, Interval Movie Record
KAF3, KAF2 (power zoom compatible), KAF, KA mount lens
Continuous Shooting
Max. approx. 8.3 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 60 frames, RAW: up to approx. 23
Max. approx. 4.5 fps, JPEG L: ★★★ at Continuous M): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx. 32
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG ( L: ★★★ at Continuous Lo): up to approx. 200 frames, RAW: up to approx.
52 frames
Composite Mode(Additive/Average/Bright) / Number of Shots(2 to 2000 images)
Interval Shooting
Still Image : Interval 2s. to 24h. / Number of shots:2~2000images / Start Interval: Now/Set Time
Image capture unit
Image Sensor
Primary color filter, CMOS. Size: 23.5 x 15.6 (mm)
Effective Pixels
Approx. 24.35 megapixels
Total Pixels
Approx. 24.71 megapixels
Dust Removal
Image sensor cleaning using ultrasonic vibrations "DR II" with the Dust Alert function
Sensitivity (Standard output)
ISO AUTO/100 to 51200 (EV steps can be set to 1EV, 1/2EV or 1/3EV)
Image Stabilizer
Sensor-shift shake reduction (SR: Shake Reduction)
AA Filter Simulator
Moiré reduction using SR unit. OFF/Type1/Type2/Bracket
File formats
File format
RAW (PEF/DNG), JPEG (Exif 2.30), DCF2.0 compliant
Recorded Pixels
JPEG: L(24M:6016x4000), M(14M:4608x3072), S(6M:3072x2048), XS(2M:1920x1280), RAW:
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-1 standards), Eye-Fi card, FLU card.
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
Still Image: Single frame, Continuous (H, M, L), Self-timer (12s, 2s), Remote Control (immediately, 3 sec.,
Movie : Recorded size:4K/FullHD/HD / Interval:2s. to 1h.
Recording 99h. / Start Interval: Now/Set Time
Capture Settings
Custom Image
Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome,
Cross Processing
Cross Process
Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3
Digital Filter
Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable, Automatic composition correction function
Pixel Shift Resolution
Lens Correction
Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Correction, Lateral Chromatic Aberration Correction, Diffraction
D-RANGE Compensation
Highlight Correction, Shadow Correction
File name numbering: Sequential, Reset
Noise Reduction
Slow Shutter Speed NR, High-ISO NR
GPS Logging (Logging Interval, Logging Duration, Memory Card Options), ASTROTRACER, Calibration,
Pentaprism Finder
Horizon Correction
Coverage (FOV)
Approx. 100%
Approx. 0.95x (50mmF1.4 at infinity)
Eye-Relief Length
Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.3mm (from the center of lens)
Diopter adjustment
Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m-1
Focusing Screen
Interchangeable Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Additional Settings (GPS Time Sync, GPS Indicator Lamp)
LCD monitor
Wide viewing angle TFT color LCD with AR coating, Air-gapless glass.
3.2 inch (aspect ratio 3:2)
Approx. 1037K dots
Brightness, Saturation and Colors adjustable
Electronic Level
Method using a combination of the CMOS image sensor and the light source detection sensor
White Balance
AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color,
N:Daylight White, W:Cool White, L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual WB (up to
3 settings), Color Temperature Configuration (up to 3 settings), Copying the white balance setting
of a captured image
Adjustment range of ±1.5mm up, down, left or light (1mm when rotated); Rotating range of 1 degree
Displayed in viewfinder and LCD panel (Horizontal direction only);
Displayed on LCD monitor (Horizontal direction and vertical direction)
File Format
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) *Motion JPEG(AVI) for Interval Movie Record
Recorded Pixels
Full HD(1920x1080, 60i/50i/30p/25p/24p) / HD (1280x720, 60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Built-in monaural microphone, external microphone (Stereo recording compatible)
Recording Sound Level adjustable.
Recording Time
Up to 25 minutes; automatically stops recording if the internal temperature of the camera becomes high.
Custom Images
Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome,
Adjustable ±7 steps on A-B axis or G-M axis
Cross Processing
Random, Preset 1-3, Favorite 1-3.
Digital Filter
Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
HDR *available only for Interval
Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable
Playback View
Single frame, multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation),
display magnification (up to 16, 100% display and quick magnification available), rotating,
Autofocus System
TTL: phase-matching autofocus
Focus Sensor
SAFOX XI, 27 point (25 cross type focus points in the center)
Brightness Range
EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
AF mode
Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C), Auto select AF (AF.A)
AF Point Selection
Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (27 AF points)
AF Assist Light
Dedicated LED AF assist light
histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), bright area warning, Auto Image Rotation, detailed inf, Copyright
Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show, GPS
information (latitude, longitude, altitude, Coordinated Universal Time, Orientation)
Delete single image, delete all, select & delete, delete folder, delete instant review image
Digital Filter
Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold,
Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color, Pastel, Pasteurization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst,
Fish-eye, Slim
RAW Development
SR On: correction up to 1 degrees, SR Off: correction up to 2 degrees
Cross Processing
White Balance
Fine Adjustment
Composition Adjustment
RAW file select : Select Single Image, Select Multiple Images, Select a folder
RAW Development Parameter: File Format (JPEG/TIFF), Aspect Ratio, JPEG Recorded Pixels, JPEG
TTL open aperture metering using 86K pixel RGB sensor, Multi-segment, Center-weighted and
Quality, Color Space, Distortion Correction, Peripheral Illumin. Corr., Lateral Chromatic Aberration
Spot metering
Correction, Diffraction Correction, Color Fringe Correction, White Balance, Custom Image, Digital filter, HDR,
Metering Range
EV-3 to 20 (ISO100 at 50mm F1.4)
Exposure Mode
Green mode, Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture
Pixel Shift Resolution, Sensitivity, High-ISO NR, Shadow Correction"
Image Rotation, Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment available),
Priority, Manual, Bulb, Flash X-sync Speed, USER1, USER2, USER3
Index, Movie Edit (Divide or delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still picture from a movie, Saving
EV Compensation
±5EV (1/2EV steps or 1/3EV steps can be selected)
RAW data in buffer memory, Image Copy, Eye-Fi Image Transfer
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"
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
Dimensions and Weight
Up to 3 settings can be saved
Custom Functions
26 items
Mode Memory
12 items
Button Customization
RAW/ran Button (One Push File Format, Exposure Bracketing, Optical Preview, Digital Preview, Shake
Reduction, LCD Panel Illumination, AF button (AF1, AF2, Cancel AF)
Text Size
Standard, Large
World Time
World Time settings for 75 cities (28 time zones)
Approx. 131.5mm (W) x102.5mm (H) x 77.5mm (D) (excluding protrusions)
AF fine Adjustment
±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)
Approx. 785g (Including dedicated battery and 1x SD Memory Card), Approx. 700g (body only)
Copyright Information
"Names of ""Photographer"" and ""Copyright Holder"" are embedded to the image file.
Revision history can be checked using the provided software."
AF fine Adjustment
±10 step, Uniform adjustment, Individual adjustment (up to 20 can be saved)
Copyright Information
Names of "Photographer" and "Copyright Holder" are embedded to the image file.
Revision history can be checked using the provided software.
GPS/Electronic Compass
Reception Frequency
L1 1575.42MHz
Recorded Information
Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, Time (UTC), Direction
World Geodetic System (WGS84)
GPS Logging
KML format, Logging Interval: 5/10/15/30sec. /1min., Logging Duration: 1-24hr. (Up to 9hours at
Logging Interval 5sec. Up to 18hrs. at Logging Interval 10sec.)
Electronic Compass
Azimuth calculation using triaxial geomagnetic sensor and triaxial acceleration sensor, True
Power supply
Battery Type
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90
AC Adapter
AC Adapter Kit K-AC132 (Optional)
Battery Life
Number of recordable images: Approx.: 720 images / Playback time: Approx. 370 minutes
* With a fully-recharged Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery. Tested in compliance with CIPA standard. Actual
results may vary depending on the shooting condition.
north standard
Connection Port
USB3.0 (micro B), external power supply terminal, external release controller terminal, X-synch socket,
HDMI output terminal (Type D) , stereo miscrophone input terminal, Headphone terminal
USB Connection
Strap O-ST132, ME Viewfinder Cap, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90, Battery Charger D-BC90, AC
plug cord, Software (CD-ROM) S-SW160 <Mounted to the camera> Eyecup Fs, Hot shoe cover FK, Body
mount cover, Battery Grip terminal cover, Sync socket 2p cap
Digital Camera Utility 5
FLU Card
FLUCARD FOR PENTAX 16GB O-FC1: Remote Release, Image Browsing
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