Summary Pentax K-S1

Prices Price
Body only
$405
With 18-55mm lens
$400 - $474
Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.7x15.7mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Megapixels
Help 21.1 MP
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 51,200 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Pros

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The Pentax K-S1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Sensor shift
Light sensitivity Good maximum light sensitivity Help
51,200 ISO
Movie continuous focus Movie continuous focus Help
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
100%
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Thickness Thin Help
2.8"
Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.63x
HDR In-camera HDR Help
Combines multiple exposures
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (121×93×70 mm)
Sensor cleaning Self cleaning sensor Help
Avoids dust in your photos
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$336.39

Cons

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The Pentax K-S1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
113 lenses
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3"
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
480 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
11
Announced Old Help
August 2014

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