It looks like we are now approaching the announcement date for the Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR. The Pentax K-3 Mark III, which has been leaking piece by piece information for quite a long time; has been announced to be developed and is finally said to be delayed, will finally be announced this week.
According to the latest reports, the Pentax K-3 Mark III DSLR camera will be officially announced next week. It is stated that the shipment of Pentax K-3 III will begin on April 23. Besides the official release, there will also be a “Pentax K-3 Mark III Premium Kit” which will come in black and silver colors. These will be available in a limited amount of 1,000 units worldwide.
What we currently know about the flagship APS-C-format DSLR camera is full specs and price information. The Pentax K-3 III price to be above 200,000 yen. This makes the expected US price to be around $1,999.
Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-C DSLR Coming on April 23rd
The K-3 III will be compatible with KAF4, KAF3, KAF2, KAF, and KA mount lenses. The camera features a new 25.73MP APS-C CMOS image sensor. ISO will range from 100 all the way up to 1,600,000 and the camera will feature sensor-shift image stabilization. The K-3 III will be able to record 4K video at up to 30 frames per second and Full HD videos at 60p.
The K-3 Mark III camera will have a new 25.73MP APS-C CMOS image sensor. ISO will range from 100 all the way up to 1,600,000 and the camera will feature sensor-shift image stabilization. The Pentax K-3 price to be around $1,999.
Several new Pentax products, including the K-3 Mark III:
- PENTAX K-3 Mark III camera body (black/silver)
- PENTAX K-3 Mark III lens kit (black/silver)
- Battery grip Pentax D-BG8
- PENTAX hot shoe cover O-HC177
- PENTAX eye cup FU
The Pentax K-3 Mark III firmware with Eye-AF also seems to be finalized according to multiple posts at the Chinese forum Xitek.