Canon EOS 80D vs Pentax K-3 II

54.72 in
4.14 in
Canon EOS 80D Digital Camera
vs
5.18 in
4.04 in
Pentax K-3 II Digital Camera

Full Comparison

Sensor

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Sensor type
CMOS
CMOS
Image sensor format
APS-C
APS-C
Sensor size
22.3, 14.9
23.5, 15.6
Sensor photo detectors
26 Mpx
25 Mpx
Effective pixels
24 Mpx
24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
3:2
Max resolution
6000, 4000
6016, 4000
Processor
DIGIC 6
PRIME III

Image

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
ISO Auto
yesyes
yesyes
ISO minimum
100
100
ISO maximum
25600
51200
Maximum image resolution
6000, 4000
6016, 4000
White balance presets
6
9
White balance modes
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Shade, Tungsten
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Custom white balance
yesyes
Yes (3)
Supported image file formats
JPG, RAW
JPG, RAW
Photo effects
Black&White
Black&White, Sepia
Image stabilizer
yesyes
yesyes
Image stabilization type
nono
Sensor-shift
Uncompressed format
RAW
RAW
HDR
yesyes
yesyes
AEB/HDR support
yesyes
yesyes

Optics and focus

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Lens mount
Canon EF, Canon EF-S
Pentax KAF2
Optical zoom
3 x
3 x
Magnification (Crop factor)
1.6 x
1.5 x
Maximum aperture
3.5
3.5
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)
Flash
Lamp
Focus adjustment
Auto/Manual
Auto/Manual
Contrast autofocus
yesyes
yesyes
Brightness adjustment
yesyes
yesyes
Autofocus in recording mode
yesyes
nono
Focal length multiplier
1.6×
1.5×
Autofocus
AI Focus, Servo Auto Focus
Continuous Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus
Manual focus
yesyes
yesyes
Number of focus points
45
27
Max number of AF points (incl. assistant)
45
27
Image stabiliser
Lens based only
Built-in
Filter diameter
2.64 in
2.83 in
Phase detection autofocus
yesyes
yesyes

Screen and viewfinder

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Screen size
3.00 in
3.20 in
Articulated LCD
Fully articulated
Fixed
Screen technology
LCD TFT
LCD TFT
Display aspect ratio
3:2
3:2
Screen dots
1040000
1037000
Touch screen
nono
nono
Live view
yesyes
yesyes
Viewfinder
Optical
Optical
Viewfinder coverage
100 %
100 %
Viewfinder magnification
0.95 x
0.95 x
Dioptre correction
yesyes
yesyes
Diopter adjustment (D-D)
3, 1
2.5, 1.5
Separate info display
yesyes
yesyes
Second display
nono
nono

Photography features

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Shooting modes
Aperture priority, Auto, Shutter priority
Aperture priority, Manual, Sensitivity priority, Shutter priority
Camera shutter type
Electronic
Electronic
Minimum shutter speed
30 s
30 s
Maximum shutter speed
1/8000 s
1/8000 s
Shutter priority
yesyes
yesyes
Aperture priority
yesyes
yesyes
Manual exposure mode
yesyes
yesyes
Number of exposures
2
2
Exposure compensation plus
5
5
Exposure compensation minus
-5
-5
Expousure compensation steps
1/3, 1/2
1/3, 1/2
Auto exposure lock
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous shooting
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer delay
2, 10
2, 12
Histogram
yesyes
yesyes
Subject / scene modes
yesyes
nono
Flash sync speed
1/250s
1/180s
Built-in flash
yesyes
nono
Flash modes
Auto
Auto, Redeye Reduction, Flash ON, Slow Sync, Trailing-curtain Sync, High-speed Sync, Wireless Sync
External flash connection
Hot shoe
Hot shoe
External flash
yesyes
yesyes
Continuous drive
7.0 fps
8.3 fps
Scene modes
Night portrait, Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Portrait, Landscape (scenery)
Self-timer
yesyes
yesyes
Metering modes
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Manual settings
yesyes
yesyes
Self-timer options
2, 10
2, 12
Speed (JPEG)
7 fps
8.3 fps
Speed (RAW)
7 fps
8.3 fps
Exposure bracketing
0.3 - 3.0±EV
0.3 - 0.5±EV

Videography features

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Maximum resolution
1920, 1080
1920, 1080
Video recording
yesyes
yesyes
HD type
Full HD
Full HD
Supported video file formats
MOV, MP4
AVC, AVI, H.264, MOV, MPEG-4
Analog signal format system
NTSC, PAL
NTSC, PAL
Camera playback
Movie, Single image
Movie, Single image, Slide show
Max resolution (highest frame rate)
1920x1080
1280x720
Max frame rate (highest resolution)
60 fps
30 fps
Max frame rate (regardless of res.)
60 fps
60 fps

Audio features

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Built-in microphone
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone type
Stereo
Mono
Speaker type
Mono
Mono

Design

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Body type
SLR
SLR
Body material
Fiberglass, Polycarbonate, Resin
Magnesium, Metal
Colour of product
Black
Black
Anti-dust system
yesyes
yesyes
Environmentally sealed
yesyes
yesyes

Dimensions

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Weight
1.43 lb
1.54 lb
Width
54.72 in
5.18 in
Height
4.14 in
4.04 in
Depth
3.09 in
3.05 in

Storage

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Compatible memory cards
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Eye-Fi, FLU, SD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage types
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Dual SD, SDHC, SDXC
Camera file system
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3, RAW
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.3

Power

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Power source type
Battery
Battery
Battery life (CIPA)
1390
720
Battery technology
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported
1
1

Connectivity

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
HDMI
yesyes
yesyes
HDMI connector type
Mini
Micro
USB port
yesyes
yesyes
USB version
2.0
3.1
Headphone port
yesyes
yesyes
Microphone port
yesyes
yesyes
Wireless
Built-In
Optional
Remote control
yesyes
yesyes
PictBridge
yesyes
nono
NFC
yesyes
nono
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
yesyes
nono
Firewire
nono
nono

Other features

Canon EOS 80DCanon EOS 80DPentax K-3 IIPentax K-3 II
Timelapse recording
yesyes
yesyes
GPS
nono
yesyes
Orientation sensor
yesyes
yesyes
Languages support
Multi
CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, INC, ITA, POL, POR, RUS, SWE, TUR

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