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  • 20 megapixel, AA Filter-less CMOS sensor
  • Built-in WiFi connectivity and NFC for easy pairing
  • All weather shooting (Weather Resistant Body and Lens)
  • Compact body design and ultra-compact retractable zoom lens

Share Life's Adventures

Capture and share life’s adventures with the PENTAX K-S2. Building on the legacy of great SLRs, Ricoh Imaging brings you our first DSLR with WiFi connectivity, allowing you to seamlessly share your images to social media as well as browsing images from remote tablet or PC. Capturing sharp images has never been easier with its 20 megapixel, AA Filter-less CMOS sensor and Prime MII imaging engine. With the new clarity enhancement feature and advanced HDR mode, photographers will find their images have higher clarity of texture reproduction, even for subjects without distinct contours, such as clouds. Other new features include a vari-angle LCD that extends freedom of shooting from high angle to ground level view. The PENTAX K-S2 follows in the footsteps of other great PENTAX DSLRs with is weather and dust resistant body, allowing you to capture the perfect shot regardless of weather or environmental conditions. Completing your kit is an all-new retractable standard zoom lens. This ultra thin, weather resistant lens matches perfectly with the compact body of the K-S2, offering carry everywhere convenience, wherever life’s adventures take you. Shoot compelling images and share them instantaneously as the PENTAX K-S2 becomes your go-to photography companion.

 
  • Prime MII Image Processing Engine

    The PRIME MII image processing engine is optimized for HD video capture, smooth live view, low chromatic noise, and low energy consumption.

  • In-body Shake Reduction (SR)

    The In-body shake reduction (SR) mechanism effectively compensates for camera shake regardless of the lens type mounted.

  • 2 E-Dial Operations

    2 Electronic dials enable simultaneous adjustment of aperture and shutter speed settings.

  • High-sensitivity shooting at ISO 51200

    High sensitivity shooting up to ISO 51200 improves noise performance throughout, even in low lighting.

  • SAFOX X AF System

    The SAFOX X AF module ensures fast and accurate autofocusing, even in challenging situations such as extremely low light environments.  Equipped with 11 focusing points (9 cross-sensor points),  the Center point also works with F2.8 luminance flux. Expanded area AF allows for accurate focusing, even on moving subjects.

  • Smallest Weather-Resistant DSLR

    The combination of K-S2’s world’s smallest weather resistant DSLR body and ultra thin zoom lens allows for compact size with exceptional DSLR power.

  • High-speed shutter to capture fast-moving subjects in crisp focus

    The K-S2 provides a top shutter speed of 1/6000 second to capture the decisive moment. Coupled with its high-speed continuous shooting function (with a top speed of 5.4 images per second), it lets the photographer freeze once-in-a-lifetime shutter opportunities. Versatile drive settings include: Multi-exposure, Interval shooting and Interval composite.

  • Full HD movie recording with stereo audio

    The K-S2 captures beautiful Full HD movie clips at 30fps, which assures flawless, high-quality movies even with fast-moving subjects. It is also equipped with a built-in stereo microphone for recording natural sound during Full HD movie recording, as well as an external microphone connector. Capture time lapse movies in HD with the ‘Star Stream’ functionality, allowing you to record series of still images, such as stars, and save them as an AVI movie.

Type

MODEL: K-S2
TYPE: Digital SLR

Sensor

Type: CMOS w primary color filter
Size: 23.5 x 15.6mm (APS-C)
Color depth: 8 bits/channel JPG, 12 bits / channel RAW
Effective pixels: 20.12MP / Total pixels: 20.42 MP
Dust Removal: SP coating and CMOS sensor operation
Pixel mapping: Yes

Lens

Type / construction: PENTAX KAF2 bayonet stainless steel mount
Usable lenses: KAF3, KAF2, KAF, KA mount lens (K mount, 35mm screw-mount, 645/67 medium
format lenses useable w adapter and/or restrictions)
SDM function: Yes
Power zoom function: n/a

Focus System

TTL: phase-matching autofocus, SAFOX X - 11 point (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Sensitivity range: EV-3 to 18 (ISO 100 / at normal temperature)
Focus modes: Single AF (AF.S), Continuous AF (AF.C), Auto select AF (AF.A)
Focus point adjustment: Auto: 5 points, Auto: 11 points, Select, Expanded Area Select, Spot
AF assist: Yes. Dedicated LED AF assist light
Focus peaking: Yes. ON / OFF.

Viewfinder

Type: Pentaprism
Coverage (field of view): approx. 100%
Magnification: 0.95X (w 50mm F1.4 at infinity)
Standard focusing screen: Natural-Bright-Matte III (interchangeable)
Diopter adjustment: Approx. -2.5m to + 1.5m -1
Eye Relief: Approx. 20.5mm (from the view window), Approx. 22.3mm (from the center of
lens)
Depth of field preview: Optical (diaphragm stop-down), digital

LCD Monitor

Type: 3.0” TFT color LCD w brightness / saturation / color adjustment
Resolution: 921,000 dots
Wide angle viewable: Yes. TFT color LCD monitor featuring an air-gapless structure with an AR
coated, tempered-glass front panel. Swing-out vari-angle monitor.

Flash

Type: Retractable P-TTL pop-up flash
Guide number: 12 (ISO 100/m)
Coverage: 28mm wide angle equivalent
Flash modes: Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Auto Picture, Scene) Flash
On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash
Discharge (Full-1/128)
Flash exposure compensation: -2 to +1 EV (1/3 steps)

External Flash

Type: Hotshoe (P-TTL), Leading Curtain Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Contrast-control-sync, High
speed sync, wireless sync (available with 2 dedicated external flash)
Synchronization speed: 1/180 sec

Storage Media

Removable memory: SD, SDHC and SDXC Memory Card (Conforms to USH-1 standards), Eye-Fi
card, FLU card.
Internal memory: n/a

Interfaces

Ports: USB2.0 (micro B, high-speed compatible), HDMI output terminal (Type D)
USB Connection: MSC / PTP
Microphone: Built-in stereo microphone, Recording Sound Level adjustable (Recording level meter)

Power Supply

Power source: Rechargeable Li-Ion battery D-LI109 (included)
Recordable images: approx. 480 (410 w 50% flash, CIPA),
Playback time: approx. 270 min,
Movie recording time: 25 min max time (4GB) per clip, thermal cutoff
AC adapter available: Yes. K-AC128 (optional - sold separately)

Physical Specs

Body dimensions (W x H x D): 4.82” x 3.58” x 2.55” (excluding protrusions)
Body weight
Without battery or removable memory: 21.7 oz (618g)
Loaded and ready: 23.9 oz (678g)
Primary construction material(s): Reinforced polycarbonate over metal chassis
Operating temperature: 32-104°F (0 to 40°C)

Language Support

English, French, German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Greek, Russian Korean, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Japanese

Image Stabilization

Type: Sensor-shift SR w rotational compensation (3 stops avg CIPA, 4 stops max)

Metering System

TTL open aperture, 77 segmented metering
Sensitivity range: EV 0 to 22 (ISO 100, 50mm F1.4)
Metering patterns (multi, center, spot): Multi 77, Center, Spot
Exposure compensation: +/- 5 EV (1/3 and 1/2 steps)
Exposure lock: Yes
Exposure bracketing: Yes. 3 frames, up to +/- 3 EV in 1/3 or 1/2 steps

ISO Sensitivity

Auto: 100-51200 (1, 1/2, 1/3 steps), auto range selectable

White Balance

Type: Image sensor detection w light wavelength sensor detection
AUTO WB, Multi Auto WB,
Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D:Daylight Color, N:Daylight White, W:Cool White,
L:Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual WB, Color Temperature Configuration,
Copying the white balance setting of a captured image
WB fine adjustment: +/- 7 steps A-B axis or G-M axis

Shutter

Type: Electronically controlled, vertical-run, focal plane shutter
Shutter speed: Auto: 1/6000 to 30 sec., Manual: 1/6000 to 30 sec. (1/3EV steps or 1/2EV steps),
Bulb.

Capture Modes

Mode selection: Program (P), Sensitivity Priority (Sv), Shutter Priority (Tv), Aperture Priority (Av), Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Manual (M), Bulb (B), A-HDR, Scene (SCN), Auto Picture (AUTO), Movie, USER 1 & 2
Auto Picture mode: Auto Picture mode (Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night
Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest), Scene Mode (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) Advanced HDR*
(Exposure bracket value selectable from ±1, ±2 or ±3EV )Program, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority,
Aperture Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority, Manual, Bulb (* JPEG only)
Custom Image modes: Bright, Natural, Portrait, Landscape, Vibrant, Radiant, Muted, Bleach Bypass, Reversal Film, Monochrome, Cross Processing
Green simplified mode available: yes
Face detection available: Yes
Date stamp: n/a
Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome
Dynamic range adjustment: Highlight, shadow
File/Folder customization: Folder name (standard, date), create new folder, embed copyright

Drive Modes

Still Image: Single frame, Continuous (H, L), Self-timer (12s., 2s., Continuous), Remote Control (0s., 3s., Continuous), Bracketing, Multi-exposure (Possible to use with Continuous, Self-timer or Remote Control), Interval Shooting, Interval Composite
Movie: Remote Control, Interval Movie recording, Star Stream
Continuous FPS
Max. approx. 5.5 fps, JPEG (L: ★★★ at Continuous H): up to approx. 30 frames, RAW: up to approx. 9
frames
Max. approx. 3.0 fps, JPEG (L: ★★★ at Continuous L): up to approx. 100 frames, RAW: up to approx.
15 frames *ISO100
HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3, Exposure Bracket Value adjustable +/- 1-3 EV (1/1 steps),

Playback Modes

Mode selection: Single frame, multi-image display (6,12, 20, 35, 80 segmentation),
Display magnification (up to 16x, Quick magnification available), Rotating, Histogram (Y histogram, RGB histogram), Bright area warning, Detailed inf, Copyright Information (Photographer, Copyright holder), GPS information (Latitude, Longitude, Altitude, Time (UTC), Direction, Folder Display, Calendar Filmstrip Display, Slide Show.
EDIT: Color Moiré Correction, Resize, Cropping (Aspect ratio and Slant adjustment), Movie Edit (Divide or Delete selected frames), Capturing a JPEG still image from a movie, Saving RAW data in buffer memory
Digital filters (playback): Base Parameter Adj, Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High
Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome, Tone Expansion, Sketch, Water Color,
Pastel, Posterization, Miniature, Soft, Starburst, Fish-eye, Slim, Monochrome

File Formats

Recorded resolutions / FPS: 1920x1080p30/25/24, 1280x720p60/50
Interval Movie, Star Stream:
Recorded Pixels: 4K / FULL HD / HD
Frame rate: 24p
Quality levels: FULL HD, HD
File formats (compression): MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Sound: Audio gain adj

Custom Functions

Functions available: 28

Computer Requirements

Windows 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 8 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) / Windows Vista (32 bit/64 bit)
MacIntosh: Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.7, 10.6

  • Strap O-ST132
  • Battery Charger D-BC109
  • Eyecup FR
  • Body Mount Cover
  • Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery D-LI109
  • Software (CD-ROM) S-SW156
  • Hot shoe cover FK
  • Digital Camera Utility 5

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