Pentax K-S1

Announced Aug 27, 2014 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
MSRP $749 / £549 (body only), $799 / £599 (with 18-55mm lens)
Body type
Body type Mid-size SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 4224 x 2816, 3456 x 2304, 3072 x 2448, 1920 x 1080
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 20 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 20 megapixels
Sensor size APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Prime MII
Image
ISO Auto, 100 - 51200
White balance presets 9
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
Image stabilization notes 3-axis
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Good, Better, Best
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Phase Detect
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom No
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Pentax KAF2
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 921,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT-LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.95× (0.63× 35mm equiv.)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 30 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/6000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 10.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Auto, auto + redeye, on, on + redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual
Continuous drive 5.4 fps
Self-timer Yes ( 2 or 12 seconds)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30,25,24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60,50 fps)
Format H.264
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)
Microphone port No
Headphone port No
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected
Remote control Yes (via optional wireless remote)
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description D-LI109 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 410
Weight (inc. batteries) 558 g (1.23 lb / 19.68 oz)
Dimensions 121 x 93 x 70 mm (4.76 x 3.66 x 2.76)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS Optional
GPS notes O-GPS-1
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