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Nikon D750 vs Pentax K-3 II

Nikon D750 vs Pentax K-3 II

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Nikon D750
Pentax K-3 II

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
Higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
Nikon D750 is 1,228,800 pixels display resolution. That's 191,800 pixels higher than the Pentax K-3 II (1,037,000 pixels).
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better selling
The Nikon D750 ranks No. 326 by number of sales, however the Pentax K-3 II ranks No. 8898.
Twenty more awards
The Nikon D750 has 21 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Pentax K-3 II has 1 award.
Better expert reviews
Based on 79 reviews, the average expert review score of the Nikon D750 is 89%, however the average rating of the Pentax K-3 II is 82% (based on 7 reviews).
Slightly better user reviews
Based on 803 reviews, the average user review score of the Nikon D750 is 97%, however the average rating of the Pentax K-3 II is 96% (based on 9 reviews).
4 Reasons For
Slightly higher megapixel Edit
The Pentax K-3 II has a megapixel of 24.35MP, however the Nikon D750 is only a 24.3MP digital camera (0.050000000000001MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

24% smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Pentax K-3 II has a maximum aperture number of 38, however the Nikon D750 is only a 29 maximum aperture digital camera (9 bigger).
Lighter Edit
The Pentax K-3 II is a 700g digital camera. That's 50g lighter than the Nikon D750 (700g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

$653 cheaper
The Pentax K-3 II costs $846.95, whereas the Nikon D750 is $1,499.95.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
1% lower megapixel Edit
The Nikon D750 is a 24.3MP digital camera. That's 0.050000000000001MP lower than the Pentax K-3 II (24.35MP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

32% bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Nikon D750 is a 29 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 9 bigger than the Pentax K-3 II (38).
Marginally heavier Edit
The Nikon D750 has a weight of 750g, but the Pentax K-3 II is a 700g digital camera (50g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

More expensive by $653
The Nikon D750 is $653 more expensive than the Pentax K-3 II.
Older by one month
The Nikon D750 is one month older than the Pentax K-3 II.
6 Reasons Against
191,800 pixels lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Pentax K-3 II is a 1,037,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Nikon D750 is a 1,228,800 pixels display resolution digital camera (191,800 pixels higher).
Not as many stockists
Only 15 shops sells the Pentax K-3 II, however 21 stores sell the Nikon D750. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Worse selling
The Pentax K-3 II ranks No. 8898 by sales volume, but the Nikon D750 ranks No. 326.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Pentax K-3 II has received 1 award, the Nikon D750 has received 21 awards.
Lower expert review Score
The Pentax K-3 II has an average expert rating of 82%, but the Nikon D750 has an average expert rating of 89% (based on 79 reviews).
Moderately Lower user review Score
The Pentax K-3 II has an average user rating of 96%, but the Nikon D750 has an average user rating of 97% (based on 803 reviews).

Awards

21 Awards
01net.com: 4 Star
CNET.co.uk: Editor's Choice
CNET.com: Editor's Choice
CNET.com.au: Editor's Choice
DP Review: Highly Recommended
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
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Imaging Resource.com: Dave's Pick
Les Numeriques.com: 5 Star
ljudochbild.se: Recommended
Lydogbilde.no: Especially Recommended 6 Star
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PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice
photoxels.com: Gold
Pocket Lint: Recommended
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
vido.com.ua: Recommended
1 Award
photoreview.com.au: Editor's Choice

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Average User Rating

Date Released

17 months Ago 16 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 SLR
 SLR
Megapixel
24.3MP 24.35MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 6016 x 4000
 4608 x 3072
 3072 x 2048
 1920 x 1280
BEST
 6016 x 4016
 3936 x 2624
 3008 x 1688
 6016 x 4000
 4608 x 3072
 3072 x 2048
 1920 x 1280
Maximum Image Resolution
 6016 x 4016
BEST
 6016 x 4016
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
35.9 x 24 23.5 x 15.6
Total Megapixels
24.93MP
BEST
24.71MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 16:9
BEST
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Material
 Magnesium
 Metal
 Magnesium
 Metal

Lens System

Maximum Aperture Number
29 38
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 130mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.5mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
24 - 85 16 - 85
Lens Mount Interface
 Nikon F
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Pentax K
 Nikon F
 Pentax KA
 Pentax KAF
 Pentax KAF2
 Pentax K
Aspheric Element
3 Unknown - Click to provide data
Diaphragm Blade
7 7
Filter Size
72mm 72mm
Mounting Type
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 selective
 centre weighted
 servo
 contrast detection
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Selective Auto Focus
 Centre weighted Auto Focus
 Servo Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.35m
Auto Focus (AF) Points
1 27
BEST
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 Auto
 50
 80
 100
 200
 800
 12800
 51200
 Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200 51,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
50
BEST
100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
60fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVI
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x720@50fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1280x720@24fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 Eye-Fi
 FLU
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
3.2" 3.2"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
1,228,800 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Optical
 Optical

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Output
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV output
DC-In Jack
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DC-in jack
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
Microphone in
 Microphone in
 Microphone in
HDMI Connector Type
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
Headphone Outputs
 Headphone outputs
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Tungsten
 Daylight
 Auto
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Sunny
 Tungsten
 Daylight
Shooting Modes
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Sensitivity priority
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Sensitivity priority
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Vivid
 Sepia
Self-Timer Delay
2,5,10,20 2,12
Calendar
 Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
Histogram
 Histogram
 Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dioptre correction
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Image Editing
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
Tripod Mountable
 Tripod mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Saturation Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Saturation adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Unknown - Click to provide data -2.5 - 1.5
Scene Modes
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
 Backlight
 Beach
 Snow
 Children
 Close-up (macro)
 Dusk
 Dawn
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Party (indoor)
 Sports
 Pet
 Food
Languages Support
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 INC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 CZE
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 INC
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
750g 700g
BEST
Height
113mm 102.5mm
Depth
78mm 77.5mm
Width
140.5mm 131.5mm
Weight (including Battery)
840g 785g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
EN-EL15 D-LI90
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Unknown - Click to provide data 720 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 -10 - 40

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported (windows)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Operating systems supported (windows)

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Data Network
 Not supported
 Not supported

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Video Capability
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video capability
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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