Pentax K-70 vs. Canon EOS Rebel T6s

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Jun 8, 2016
Feb 6, 2015
 
$649/£559 (body only), £799 (w/18-135mm lens)
$849/£649/£859 (body only), $1199 (with 18-135mm STM lens)
 
Compact SLR
Compact SLR
 
Aluminum alloy chassis, composite exterior
 
6000 x 4000
6000 x 4000
4608 x 3072, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1280
 
3:2
1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
24 megapixels
24 megapixels
25 megapixels
25 megapixels
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
APS-C (22.3 x 14.9 mm)
CMOS
CMOS
PRIME MII
DIGIC 6
sRGB, AdobeRGB
sRGB, Adobe RGB
Primary color filter
Primary color filter
 
Auto, 100-102400
Auto, 100-12800 (expandable to 25600)
 
25600
8
8
Yes (3 slots)
Yes
Sensor-shift
No
4.5 stop correction
 
RAW
RAW
Best, better, good
Fine, normal
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3)
  • Raw (PEF or DNG)
  • JPEG (Exif v2.3, DPOF v2.0)
  • Raw (Canon CR2)
 
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Yes
Yes (via flash)
Yes
Yes
11
19
Pentax KAF2
Canon EF/EF-S
1.5×
1.6×
 
Fully articulated
Fully articulated
3
3
921,000
1,040,000
No
Yes
TFT LCD
TFT-LCD
Yes
Yes
Optical (pentaprism)
Optical (pentamirror)
100%
95%
0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
0.82× (0.51× 35mm equiv.)
 
30 sec
30 sec
1/6000 sec
1/4000 sec
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Shutter and aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Program
  • Shutter priority
  • Aperture priority
  • Manual
  • Scene Intelligent Auto
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Macro
  • Moving Object
  • Night Scene Portrait
  • Sunset
  • Blue Sky
  • Forest
  • Night Scene
  • Night Scene HDR
  • Night Snap
  • Food
  • Pet
  • Kids
  • Surf & Snow
  • Backlight Silhouette
  • Candlelight
  • Stage Lighting
  • Museum
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Close-up
  • Sports
  • Kids
  • Food
  • Candlelight
  • Night portrait
  • Handheld night scene
  • HDR backlight control
Yes
Yes
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
12.00 m (at ISO 100)
Yes
Yes (via hot shoe)
Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash + redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual
 
1/180 sec
1/200 sec
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Remote control
  • Bracketing
  • Mirror-up
  • Multi-exposure
  • Interval shooting
  • Interval composite
  • Interval movie
  • Star stream
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Silent single shot
  • Silent continuous
  • Self-timer
  • Continuous after self-timer
6.0 fps
5.0 fps
Yes (2 or 12 secs, continuous)
Yes (2 or 10 secs)
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
  • Partial
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
±5 (2, 3, 5 frames )
±2 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
 
Yes
 
1920 x 1080 (60i, 50i, 30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p), 640 x 480 (30p, 25p)
MPEG-4, H.264
MPEG-4, H.264
 
Choice of compression (standard, lightweight). HDR movie mode.
Stereo
Stereo
Mono
Mono
 
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I compatible)
 
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes (mini-HDMI)
Yes
Yes
No
No
Built-In
Built-In
802.11b/g/n
802.11b/g/n with NFC
Yes (wired or wireless)
Yes (wired or via smartphone)
 
Yes
No
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
D-LI109 lithium-ion battery & charger
LP-E17 lithium-ion battery @ charger
410
440
688 g (1.52 lb / 24.27 oz)
565 g (1.25 lb / 19.93 oz)
126 x 93 x 74 mm (4.94 x 3.66 x 2.91)
132 x 111 x 78 mm (5.2 x 4.37 x 3.07)
 
Yes
Yes
Yes
 
Optional
None
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