Canon EOS 200D (Rebel SL2) vs Pentax K-3 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Amateur DSLR cameras.

EOS 200D vs K-3 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 vs Pentax K-3 Specs

EOS 200D

  • Introduced in June 2017
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 24 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 122 x 93 x 70mm³ (4.8″ x 3.7″ x 2.8″)
  • 455g (14.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 200D


  • Introduced in October 2013
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 23 megapixel
  • 8 frames/second
  • 100 – 51200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 81.00mm (3.2″) Monitor
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • No WiFi
  • 131.5 x 100 x 77.5mm³ (5.2″ x 3.9″ x 3.1″)
  • 800g (25.8 oz.)

All specs: Main page for K-3

EOS 200D vs K-3 Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 200D an K-3 sensor comparison

EOS 200D vs K-3: Viewfinder

EOS 200D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.54x and covers 95% of view field.

The K-3 has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It’s magnification is 0.59x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 200D (0.54x)

K-3 (0.59x)

Better choice: Pentax K-3

Canon EOS 200D VS Pentax K-3 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2 a better choice

EOS 200D


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

24.00 23.35
Larger lens selection (3)

220 40
Articulated monitor (2)

Touch screen (2)

Weighs less (2)

(14.7 oz.)
(25.8 oz.)
More portable (2)

WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 200D are the higher resolution, the larger selection of lenses and the articulated display. A recommendation of the EOS 200D is made easy by the rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the K-3 and the more compact size. Finally, there’s the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 200D scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-3

EOS 200D


Higher speed (4, frames/second)

4 8
Auto Focus points (4)

9 27
Better sensibility (4)

100 – 25600 ISO 100 – 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)

Penta mirror Penta prism
Image stabilizer (3)

Longer battery life (3, photos)

650 1000
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the K-3 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 22 points for the K-3.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 200D


Sensor format

Sensor cleaning

Built-in flash

Sensor resolution (MP)

1.04 1.04
Video resolution

1920 x 1080 1920 x 1080
External microphone

Canon EOS 200D VS Pentax K-3 Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 200D and K-3

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 200D / Rebel SL2

Pentax K-3


We advise to choose the newest model: Canon EOS 200D.

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