Pentax K-S2

Announced Feb 9, 2015 •
20 megapixels | 3 screen | APS-C sensor
Price
MSRP $799/£649 (with 18-50mm WR lens)
Body type
Body type Compact SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 5472 x 3648
Other resolutions 4224 x 2816, 3072 x 2048, 1920 x 1280
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 10
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
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
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 11
Lens mount Pentax KAF2
Focal length multiplier 1.5×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
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
Flash range 12.00 m (at ISO 100)
External flash Yes (via hot shoe)
Flash modes Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash on + redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual flash
Continuous drive 5.4 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±5 (3 frames at 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Videography notes Can create 4K videos from stills
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 Built-In
Wireless notes With NFC support
Remote control Yes (wired or via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes (dust and water resistant)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description D-LI109 lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 410
Weight (inc. batteries) 678 g (1.49 lb / 23.92 oz)
Dimensions 91 x 123 x 73 mm (3.58 x 4.84 x 2.87)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS Optional
GPS notes O-GPS1
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