Summary Pentax K-S2

Prices Price
Body only
With 18-50mm lens
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#1 of 2
Among similar cameras
#6 of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
Screen resolution
Help 921k dots
Help 20 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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The Pentax K-S2 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Size Quite small Help
Prosumer size (91×123×73 mm)
Built-in focus motor Built-in focus motor Help
Autofocuses with more lenses
Thickness Thin Help
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Shutter lag Short shutter lag Help
124 ms shutter lag
GPS Built-in GPS Help
Great for travel
Viewfinder coverage Above average viewfinder coverage Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


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The Pentax K-S2 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
410 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Announced Old Help
February 2015
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
921k dots
Startup delay Longer startup delay Help
1000 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
20 MP
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Lens availability Slightly fewer lenses available Help
113 lenses
Weight Heavy Help
678 g


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Pentax K-S2

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Avatar for iDoc iDoc (0:58 AM, November 26, 2015)
11 focus points (9 cross type) on the Ricoh website