LCD and Viewfinder
Pentax WG-3 has a Fixed Type 3" LCD screen with a resolution of 460k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
WG-3 doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS70 (Lumix DC-TZ90) (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Pentax WG-3 has max speed of 10 fps and max shutter speed of 1/4000 sec..
Pentax WG-3 features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from. Pentax WG-3 also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Pentax WG-3, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1920 x 1080 at 30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. Full HD resolution of Pentax WG-3 will be adequate in most of the situations. But if you are after the highest resolution videos available, see our list of Top Cameras with 4K (Ultra-HD) Video
WG-3 has a built-in Mono microphone and a Stereo speaker.
Pentax WG-3 doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Olympus XZ-2 iHS or Nikon Coolpix P7000 in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect WG-3 to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Pentax WG-3 is mechanized by a battery which gives a shooting lifetime of 240 therefore to CIPA norm.
Pentax WG-3 Battery Specs Compared to Other Models