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Pentax K-3 Mark III APS-c DSLR Camera Announced for $1,999.95, Reviews and Hands-on Videos

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Pentax has officially announced the Pentax K-3 Mark III is available for pre-order, with a price of $1999 body only, or $2199 as part of a premium, limited edition kit with battery grip, exclusive strap, and case.

The camera will be available from the 23rd of April, in Black or Silver. The K-3 Mark III features a new 25mp APS-C BSI CMOS sensor, large optical viewfinder, pixel-shift, in-body image stabilisation (IBIS), SAFOX 13 with 101 focus sensors, 12fps continuous shooting, a touch-screen, and 4K video recording.

The in-body stabilization system is now rated as offering 5.5EV of correction, the most yet for a K-mount camera. It gains a dedicated ‘panning’ mode in addition to the existing system that auto-detects panning, to ensure the camera doesn’t try to fight against slow, intentional panning motion.

  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Black, $1,999.99
  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Silver, $1,999.99
  • K-3 Mark III Black Premium Kit, $2,299.99
  • PENTAX K-3 Mark III Silver Premium Kit, $2,299.99

Optional accessories will also be available:

  • Hot Shoe Cover O-HC177
  • USB Charger D-BC177
  • The price for the rapid battery charger Kit K-BC177E

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  • Pre-orders should be open soon: Adorama | B&H | Amazon

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