Panasonic Lumix GH5 vs. Pentax K-3 II - Camera Comparison

Panasonic Lumix GH5 vs. Pentax K-3 II:

Panasonic Lumix GH5
Panasonic Lumix GH5 ✭ Camspex.com
BODY
Pentax K-3 II
Pentax K-3 II ✭ Camspex.com
2017
YEARYear of announcement
2015
Magnesium alloy
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Micro Four Thirds
LENS MOUNT
Pentax KAF
200000 cycles
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
200000 cycles
725 g
139 x 98 x 87 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)
131 x 100 x 78 mm
800 g
Panasonic Lumix GH5
Pentax K-3 II
20.3 MP
Sony IMX272 NMOS Four Thirds sensor
Four Thirds
SENSORThe number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
24.4 MP
CMOS APS-C sensor
APS-C
17.3 x 13.0 mm
SENSOR SIZE
23.5 x 15.6 mm
5184 x 3888 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RES.Maximum still image resolution
6016 x 4000 pixels
2x
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)
1.5x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
3.3 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.
3.9 μm
None
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.
None (with anti-aliasing simulator)
4:3
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
RAW, JPEG, 6K PHOTO from MP4
OUTPUT FORMATS
14 bit RAW, JPEG
Auto, 200 - 25600
(can be extended to ISO 100)
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 100 - 51200
Panasonic Lumix GH5
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Pentax K-3 II
77
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.
80
23.9
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
23.6
13
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
13.6
807
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
1106
Panasonic Lumix GH5
Pentax K-3 II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.76
camspex.com — Viewfinder — Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5
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-3 II
COVERAGE:
100 %
SIZE:
0.63
Electronic (3 680 000 dot OLED)
VF TYPE
Optical (pentaprism)
Articulated
 1 620 000 dot LCD
REAR SCREEN
Fixed 
1 036 800 dot LCD
3.2 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3.2 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
LV & TS
No top LCD panel
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
camspex.com — Top plate LCD — Pentax K-3 II
Panasonic Lumix GH5
Pentax K-3 II
Contrast detection with Post Focus and Focus Stacking
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Phase detection, Contrast detection in Live View mode
225
225
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

linear sensors
cross-type sensors
dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
27
27
0
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
25
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Panasonic Lumix GH5
-4
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-3 II
69 %
AF COVERAGEFrame coverage by AF sensors in percent.
12 %
None
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
5-axis sensor shift
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABI
Sensor shift
12
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.
8.3
fps
600 JPEG shots
60 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
60 JPEG shots
23 RAW shots
-5/+5 EV  (in 1/3 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXP. COMP.
-5/+5 EV  (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
Bulb,
 
60 sec → 1/8000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED Maximum and minimum possible exposure time in seconds.
Bulb, 
30 sec → 1/8000 sec
Panasonic Lumix GH5
Pentax K-3 II

X-SYNC:
1/250
No
built-in
flash

No
flash
BUILT-IN FLASH
No
built-in
flash

No
flash

X-SYNC:
1/180
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 3.1 Super Speed
USB
USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/sec)
2160p @ 60 fps (4K)
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 (UHS-I/II compatible)
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
2
CARD SLOTS
2
400
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
720
shots
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