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Fujifilm X-T3 vs Pentax K-30

The Fujifilm X-T3 and the Pentax K-30 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in September 2018 and May 2012. The X-T3 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the K-30 is a DSLR. Both cameras are equipped with an APS-C sensor. The Fujifilm has a resolution of 26 megapixels, whereas the Pentax provides 16.1 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Fujifilm X-T3 versus Pentax K-30
Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Fujifilm X mount lenses Pentax K mount lenses
26 MP, APS-C Sensor 16.1 MP, APS-C Sensor
4K/60p Video 1080/30p Video
ISO 160-12,800 (80 - 51,200) ISO 100-12,800 (100 - 25,600)
Electronic viewfinder (3690k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.0 LCD, 921k dots
Tilting touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
11 shutter flaps per second 6 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
Weathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
390 shots per battery charge410 shots per battery charge
133 x 93 x 59 mm, 539 g 130 x 97 x 71 mm, 650 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Pentax K-30? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Pentax K-30. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The X-T3 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the K-30 is available in seven color-versions (black, silver, blue, red, yellow, green, white).

Size Fujifilm X-T3 vs Pentax K-30
Compare X-T3 versus K-30 top
Comparison X-T3 or K-30 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Pentax K-30 is somewhat larger (2 percent) than the Fujifilm X-T3. Moreover, the K-30 is markedly heavier (21 percent) than the X-T3. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the X-T3 gets 390 shots out of its NP-W126S battery, while the K-30 can take 410 images on a single charge of its D-LI109 power pack. The power pack in the X-T3 can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Fujifilm X-T3 133 mm 93 mm 59 mm 539 g 390 Y Sep 2018 1,499 i
2.
 
Pentax K-30 130 mm 97 mm 71 mm 650 g 410 Y May 2012 849 i
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark III 115 mm 78 mm 51 mm 399 g 200 Y Oct 2017 1,299 i
4.
 
Fujifilm X100V 128 mm 75 mm 53 mm 478 g 420 Y Feb 2020 1,399 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T4 135 mm 93 mm 64 mm 607 g 500 Y Feb 2020 1,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro3 141 mm 83 mm 46 mm 497 g 440 Y Oct 2019 1,799 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T100 121 mm 83 mm 47 mm 448 g 430 n May 2018 599 i
8.
 
Fujifilm X100F 127 mm 75 mm 52 mm 469 g 390 n Jan 2017 1,299 i
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T20 118 mm 83 mm 41 mm 383 g 350 n Jan 2017 899 i
10.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro2 141 mm 83 mm 46 mm 495 g 350 Y Jan 2016 1,699 i
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T2 133 mm 92 mm 49 mm 507 g 340 Y Jul 2016 1,599 i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T1 129 mm 90 mm 47 mm 440 g 350 Y Jan 2014 1,299 i
13.
 
Pentax K-50 130 mm 97 mm 71 mm 650 g 410 Y Jun 2013 599 i
14.
 
Pentax K-500 130 mm 97 mm 71 mm 646 g 710 n Jun 2013 549 i
15.
 
Pentax K-3 131 mm 100 mm 77 mm 800 g 560 Y Oct 2013 1,299 i
16.
 
Pentax K-5 II 131 mm 97 mm 73 mm 760 g 740 Y Sep 2012 1,099 i
17.
 
Pentax K-5 131 mm 97 mm 73 mm 760 g 740 Y Sep 2010 1,099 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. The K-30 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 43 percent) than the X-T3, which puts it into a different market segment. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature an APS-C sensor, but their sensors differ slightly in size. The sensor area in the K-30 is 1 percent bigger. They nevertheless have the same format factor of 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Fujifilm X-T3 and Pentax K-30 sensor measures

Despite having a slightly smaller sensor, the Fujifilm X-T3 offers a higher resolution of 26 megapixels, compared with 16.1 MP of the Pentax K-30. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 3.76μm versus 4.79μm for the K-30). However, it should be noted that the X-T3 is much more recent (by 6 years and 3 months) than the K-30, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the X-T3 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Fujifilm X-T3 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the X-T3 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 31.2 x 20.8 inches or 79.2 x 52.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 25 x 16.6 inches or 63.4 x 42.3 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20.8 x 13.9 inches or 52.8 x 35.2 cm. The corresponding values for the Pentax K-30 are 24.6 x 16.3 inches or 62.6 x 41.5 cm for good quality, 19.7 x 13.1 inches or 50.1 x 33.2 cm for very good quality, and 16.4 x 10.9 inches or 41.7 x 27.6 cm for excellent quality prints.

The X-T3 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Fujifilm X-T3 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 160 to ISO 12800, which can be extended to ISO 80-51200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Pentax K-30 are ISO 100 to ISO 12800, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-25600.

X-T3 versus K-30 MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Fujifilm X-T3 APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/60p...... ..
2.
 
Pentax K-30 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.713.01129 79
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark III APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
4.
 
Fujifilm X100V APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/30p...... ..
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T4 APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/60p...... ..
6.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro3 APS-C 26.0 6240 41604K/30p...... ..
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T100 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/15p...... ..
8.
 
Fujifilm X100F APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T20 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p...... ..
10.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro2 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p...... ..
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T2 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p...... ..
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T1 APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p...... ..
13.
 
Pentax K-50 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.713.01120 79
14.
 
Pentax K-500 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.713.11087 79
15.
 
Pentax K-3 APS-C 24.1 6016 40001080/60i23.713.41216 80
16.
 
Pentax K-5 II APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/25p23.814.11235 82
17.
 
Pentax K-5 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/25p23.714.11162 82

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the X-T3 provides a higher video resolution than the K-30. It can shoot video footage at 4K/60p, while the Pentax is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the X-T3 has an electronic viewfinder (3690k dots), while the K-30 has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinders of both cameras offer the same field of view (100%), but the viewfinder of the X-T3 has a higher magnification than the one of the K-30 (0.75x vs 0.61x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Fujifilm X-T3, the Pentax K-30, and comparable cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Fujifilm X-T33690 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
2.
 
Pentax K-30optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/6000s 6.0 Y Y
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark III2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/2000s 9.0 Y Y
4.
 
Fujifilm X100V3690 n 3.0 1620 tilting Y 1/4000s 11.0 Y n
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T43690 n 3.0 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 15.0 n Y
6.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro33690 n 3.0 1620 tilting Y 1/8000s 8.0 n n
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T1002360 n 3.0 1040 full-flex Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
8.
 
Fujifilm X100F2360 n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T202360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
10.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro22360 n 3.0 1620 fixed n 1/8000s 8.0 n n
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T22360 n 3.0 1040 tilting n 1/8000s 8.0 n n
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T12360 n 3.0 1040 tilting n 1/4000s 8.0 n n
13.
 
Pentax K-50optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/6000s 6.0 Y Y
14.
 
Pentax K-500optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/6000s 6.0 Y Y
15.
 
Pentax K-3optical Y 3.2 1037 fixed n 1/8000s 8.3 Y Y
16.
 
Pentax K-5 IIoptical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/8000s 7.0 Y Y
17.
 
Pentax K-5optical Y 3.0 921 fixed n 1/8000s 7.0 Y Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The X-T3 has a touchscreen, while the K-30 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the X-T3 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Fujifilm X-T3 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the X-T3 and the K-30 write their files to SDXC cards. The X-T3 features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the K-30 only has one slot. The X-T3 supports UHS-II cards (on both slots), while the K-30 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Fujifilm X-T3 and Pentax K-30 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Fujifilm X-T3YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
2.
 
Pentax K-30Ymonomono---2.0---
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark IIIYstereomono--micro2.0YYY
4.
 
Fujifilm X100VYstereomonoY-micro3.1Y-Y
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T4YstereomonoY-micro3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro3YstereomonoY--3.1Y-Y
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T100YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Fujifilm X100FYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T20YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
10.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro2YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T2YstereomonoY-micro3.0Y--
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T1YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
13.
 
Pentax K-50Ymonomono--micro2.0---
14.
 
Pentax K-500Ymonomono---2.0---
15.
 
Pentax K-3YmonomonoYYmini3.0---
16.
 
Pentax K-5 IIYstereomonoY-mini2.0---
17.
 
Pentax K-5YstereomonoY-mini2.0---

It is notable that the X-T3 has a microphone port, which is missing on the K-30. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Fujifilm X-T3 (unlike the K-30) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the X-T3 and the K-30 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The K-30 was replaced by the Pentax K-50, while the X-T3 was followed by the Fujifilm X-T4. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Fujifilm and Pentax websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Pentax K-30? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Arguments in favor of the Fujifilm X-T3:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (26 vs 16.1MP) with a 27% higher linear resolution.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/60p vs 1080/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Better sound control: Has a headphone port that enables audio monitoring while recording.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.75x vs 0.61x).
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 921k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a tilting screen for odd-angle shots in landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/6000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (11 vs 6 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 111g or 17 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Faster data transfer: Supports a more advanced USB protocol (3.1 vs 2.0).
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports Ultra High Speed (UHS-II) SDXC cards on both slots.
  • More modern: Reflects 6 years and 3 months of technical progress since the K-30 launch.

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Reasons to prefer the Pentax K-30:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (43 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in May 2012).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the X-T3 is the clear winner of the match-up (25 : 6 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

X-T3 25:06 K-30

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Fujifilm X-T3 and the Pentax K-30 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the X-T3 or the K-30 perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Fujifilm X-T35/5+ +88/1005/55/5 Sep 2018 1,499 i
2.
 
Pentax K-304/5..78/1004.5/54.5/5 May 2012 849 i
3.
 
Canon G1 X Mark III5/5+79/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2017 1,299 i
4.
 
Fujifilm X100V5/5+ +86/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2020 1,399 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X-T45/5+ +..5/55/5 Feb 2020 1,699 i
6.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro34/5+85/1004/5.. Oct 2019 1,799 i
7.
 
Fujifilm X-T1004/5+79/1004/54.5/5 May 2018 599 i
8.
 
Fujifilm X100F5/5+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2017 1,299 i
9.
 
Fujifilm X-T205/5+ +82/1005/54.5/5 Jan 2017 899 i
10.
 
Fujifilm X-Pro2..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Jan 2016 1,699 i
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T25/5+ +86/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2016 1,599 i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-T15/5+ +84/1005/55/5 Jan 2014 1,299 i
13.
 
Pentax K-505/5....5/54.5/5 Jun 2013 599 i
14.
 
Pentax K-500......4.5/54.5/5 Jun 2013 549 i
15.
 
Pentax K-34/5..83/1005/55/5 Oct 2013 1,299 i
16.
 
Pentax K-5 II5/5..80/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2012 1,099 i
17.
 
Pentax K-54/5..83/1005/54.5/5 Sep 2010 1,099 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Fujifilm X-T3 vs Pentax K-30

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Fujifilm X mount lenses Pentax K mount lenses
    Launch Date September 2018 May 2012
    Launch Price USD 1,499 USD 849
    Sensor Specs Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    Sensor Technology BSI-CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.6 mm 23.7 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 366.6 mm2 369.72 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.2 mm 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 26 Megapixels 16.1 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6240 x 4160 pixels 4928 x 3264 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.76 μm 4.79 μm
    Pixel Density 7.08 MP/cm2 4.35 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/60p Video 1080/30p Video
    ISO Setting 160 - 12,800 ISO 100 - 12,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 80 - 51,200 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    Image Processor X-Processor 4 PRIME M
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 79
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 23.7
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 13.0
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 1129
    Screen Specs Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.75x 0.61x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3690k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Tilting screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/8000s 1/6000s
    Continuous Shooting 11 shutter flaps/s 6 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/32000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Single card slot
    UHS card support Dual UHS-II no
    Connectivity Specs Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 3.1 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI no HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Headphone Socket Headphone port no Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Fujifilm X-T3 Pentax K-30
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
    Battery Type NP-W126S D-LI109
    Battery Life (CIPA)390 shots per charge410 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 133 x 93 x 59 mm
    (5.2 x 3.7 x 2.3 in)
    130 x 97 x 71 mm
    (5.1 x 3.8 x 2.8 in)
    Camera Weight 539 g (19.0 oz) 650 g (22.9 oz)

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