Excellent high ISO image quality.
Shoots at 8.1fps.
27 point autofocus system.
Incamera shake reduction.
Selectable simulated lowpass filter.
Sharp rear display.
Topnotch control layout.
Dual SD card slots
Great image quality.
Limited autofocus during video recording.
A little slow to start.
Lacks builtin GPS or WiFi
Sluggish AF performance.
Lacking Wifi functionality.
Some performance quirks.
By Steves Digicams on March 03, 2014
By Josh Fate Pentax has produced a very competitive and capable mid-range dSLR with the K-3. It provides the image quality, performance and feature set to compete with any other dSLR in its price range. Sporting a 24-Megapixel APS-C sized imaging...-
By GadgetSpeak on February 17, 2014
This is a weighty and powerful DSLR unit. I was sent the body and a 18-135mm lens. It went on my various journeys for several weeks, so not only did I get my normal range of test shots but some interesting Landscape...76
By DPexpert on February 16, 2014
REVIEW—PENTAX K-3 DSLR] by terry on 16 February 2014 Price: $1398(with 18—55mm lens as tested) A photographer’s camera THE LOW-DOWN: This 24mp DSLR is weather-sealed with image stabilisation by sensor shift. It has a true pentaprism...-
By tech.uk.msn.com on February 10, 2014
The K-3 is a really good camera that takes really good pictures but the Canon 70D is a more complete...-
By Pocket-lint on January 29, 2014
Pentax's years of experience shine through in the K-3's well thought-out construction, which puts all of your most commonly used controls in convenient, easy to find locations. The innovation and user choice behind features such as advanced...90
By Digital Trends on January 23, 2014
The Pentax K-3 is an Editor's Choice winner – it's really a top-notch 2014 enthusiast DSLR – even with the negatives detailed. If you're in the market for a Canon EOS 70D or a Nikon D7100, give this outfit a very close look. The...80
By Macworld UK on December 20, 2013
Pentax’s latest DSLR, the Pentax K-3, slightly confusingly marketed by Ricoh who now owns the brand, just happens to be a flagship pro model. Despite this, it fields a 24.7 megapixel APS-C sensor rather than the full frame chip of the Nikon D610,...80
By DigitalVersus on December 17, 2013
Pentax/Ricoh's K-3 is a sturdy and hard-wearing but quite traditional SLR. It doesn't get any of the newfangled features seen elsewhere, like Wi-Fi, GPS, touch-controls, a swivel screen or extra video features. However, the basics are all...100
By reviewed.com on December 12, 2013
By Trusted Reviews on December 07, 2013
What is the Pentax K-3? The Pentax K-3 follows on from some impressive recent Pentax DSLRs that have applied some real pressure to the ‘big two' traditional DSLR manufacturers. The K-3 marks a departure from previous generation models,...80