Nikon D610 vs. Pentax K-1 II - Camera Comparison

Nikon D610 vs. Pentax K-1 II:

Nikon D610
Nikon D610 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Pentax K-1 II
Pentax K-1 II ✭ Camspex.com
2013
YEARYear of announcement
2018
Magnesium alloy
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Nikon F
LENS MOUNT
Pentax KAF
150000 cycles
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
300000 cycles
850 g
141 x 113 x 82 mm
DIMENSIONS
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
DIMENS.
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight according to CIPA (incl. batteries and memory card)
137 x 110 x 86 mm
1010 g
Nikon D610
Pentax K-1 II
24.3 MP
Sony IMX128 CMOS Full Frame sensor
Full Frame
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
36.4 MP
CMOS Full Frame sensor
Full Frame
35.9 x 24.0 mm
SENSOR SIZE
35.9 x 24.0 mm
6016 x 4016 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RES.Maximum still image resolution
7360 x 4912 pixels
1x
CROP FACTORA 50mm lens on a camera with a crop factor of 1.5x would behave like a 75mm lens on a full-frame camera with a crop factor of 1x (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm)
1x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
6 μm
PIXEL PITCHThe center-to-center distance between two pixels (photosites) on a sensor. The larger the photosites, the more light they can capture and the lower is the level of visible "noise" in captured images.
4.9 μm
Fixed
LOW-PASS FILTERA low-pass filter blurs fine details of an image to eliminate the moiré and the color artifacts of finely patterned structures. Without a low-pass filter images will appear sharper, but there is also a risk of moiré occurring in certain scenes.
Adjustable low-pass filter simulator
3:2
NATIVE
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
3:2
12 or 14 bit RAW, JPEG
OUTPUT FORMATS
14 bit RAW, DNG, JPEG
100 - 6400
(can be extended to ISO 50 - 25600)
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 100 - 819200
Nikon D610
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Pentax K-1 II
94
OVERALL SCOREDXOMARK Sensor Overall Score shows a camera's sensor quality in terms of noise, ability to render high contrast, formation of colored noise, ability to shoot in low light.
Not tested
 
25.1
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
Not tested
 
14.4
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
Not tested
 
2925
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
Not tested
 
Nikon D610
Pentax K-1 II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.70
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Nikon D610
VIEW­FINDERThe viewfinder frame COVERAGE in percent and the real viewfinder SIZE (VF magnification corrected by the crop factor of a camera — this way cameras with different sensor sizes can be compared).
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Pentax K-1 II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.70
Optical (pentaprism)
VF TYPE
Optical (pentaprism)
Fixed
 921 600 dot LCD
REAR SCREEN
Articulated 
1 036 800 dot LCD
3.2 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3.2 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Nikon D610
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Pentax K-1 II
Nikon D610
Pentax K-1 II
Phase detection, Contrast detection in Live View mode
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Phase detection, Contrast detection in Live View mode
39
39
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

linear sensors
cross-type sensors
dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
33
33
9
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
25
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Nikon D610
-1
EV

100

The minimum exposure value of the AF working range (at 23°C and ISO 100). The smaller this value, the less light is needed for normal autofocus operation.
-3
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Pentax K-1 II
9 %
AF COVERAGEFrame coverage by AF sensors in percent.
11 %
Yes
IN-BODY
AF MOTORAn in-body AF motor gives the ability to auto-focus with older lenses which don't have their own motors.
Yes
No
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
5-axis sensor shift
6
fps
CONTINUOUS DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
CONT. DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
4.4
fps
51 JPEG shots
14 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
70 JPEG shots
17 RAW shots
-5/+5 EV  (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXP. COMP.
-5/+5 EV  (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Bulb,
 
30 sec → 1/4000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED Maximum and minimum possible exposure time in seconds.
Bulb, 
30 sec → 1/8000 sec
Nikon D610
Pentax K-1 II

X-SYNC:
1/200
GUIDE
NUMBER:

GN:
12
BUILT-IN FLASH
No
built-in
flash

No
flash

X-SYNC:
1/200
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB
USB 2.0 (micro B)
1080p @ 30 fps (Full HD)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
1080p @ 30 fps (Full HD)
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
2
CARD SLOTS
2
900
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
670
shots
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