PENTAX K-3 Mark III DSLR Price in the US

PENTAX has launched the K-3 Mark III DSLR camera in the US online. It has a launch selling price of $2,199.95 ( body only ) and is now available to pre-order online from Amazon US ( check here ). This item will be released on April 29, 2021.

June 2021 Price on Amazon US: $1,996.

PENTAX K-3 Mark III is probably the last flagship APS-C DSLR Camera we can expect from a big camera manufacturer. It features a new 25.7MP BSI CMOS sensor that supports an ISO range of 100 to 1600000. Pentax has equipped this camera with 5-axis sensor-shift shake reduction image stabilization offering up to 5.5 stops.

This DSLR camera comes with Dual SD Card Slots. It can take SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Cards with UHS-1/UHS-II speeds. However, only SD1 slot supports UHS-II speed. You can save to both cards or use one card to save raw images and the other for storing jpegs.

PENTAX K-3 Mark III features a Pentaprism Optical Viewfinder offering approx 100% field of view and approx. 1.05X magnification. It can shoot up to 12 images per second in AF-S mode and up to 11 images in AF-C mode. Pentax has equipped this model with SAFOX 13 AF system with 101 focus points. The older PENTAX K-3 II only had 27 focus points – so a big jump in this area.

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PENTAX K-3 Mark III DSLR Specifications

  • Mount: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet mount
  • Sensor: Approx. 25.73 megapixels Effective Pixels / Approx. 26.78 megapixels Total pixels
  • ISO range: 100 to 1600000
  • File format: RAW (PEF/DNG 14-bit), JPEG (Exif 2.3)
  • Image stabilizer: Sensor-shift shake reduction “SR II”(5-axis) offering 5.5 shutter steps
  • Dual SD Card Slots ( only 1 supports UHS-II )
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism Optical Finder ( Approx. 100% coverage )
  • LCD monitor: 3.2 inch TFT color LCD ( 1620K dots / touch support )
  • Auto-focus: SAFOX 13, 101 points (25 cross-type focus points)
  • AF Modes: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C)
  • Shutter speed: 1/8000 to 30 sec.
  • Video recording: 4K @ 30p/24p
  • Battery: Lithium-ion Battery D-LI90
  • Battery Usage: Approx. 800 images
  • Data transfer: USB 3.2 Gen1 USB Type-C
  • Wireless: IEEE 802.11b/g/n ( WPA2 authentication ) / Bluetooth 4.2
  • Other features: Focus Peaking, Face detection, Touch AF
  • Weight: Approx. 735g

Specs Source: Pentax

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