Pentax K-S1 : Tests and Reviews

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Type EntryLevelDSLR
Announced 27/08/2014  
Indicative price (USD) 749  
Sensor type CMOS  
Resolution 5504 x 3664  
Sensor photo detectors (Mpix) 20.17  
Sensor size (mm) 15.6 x 23.5 
Color filter array RGB 
Pixel pitch (µm)  
Bits per pixel 15.0
Focal length multiplier 1.5 
Aspect Ratio 3:2 
ISO latitude  100 - 51200 
Shutter type Mechanical 
Fastest - Slowest speed (s) 1/6000 - 30.0  
Frame rate (fps) 5.0  
Live view  Yes 
Stabilization  Yes 
Firmware  
Dust cleaning Yes 
Mount type Pentax KAF  
Weight (gr)  
Battery type Li-ion, D-LI109, 7.4V, 1000mAh 
Battery weight (gr)  
Tropicalization No 
Camera material metal 
Mount material metal 
View finder type Optical 
View finder magnification 0.95 
View finder coverage 100 
Mirror lockup NA 
View finder diopter -2.5 to +1.5 
Monitor type LCD 
Monitor size
Monitor pixel 921000 
Articulated screen No 
Touch screen No 
Contrast screen  
Low-pass filter  
Focus mode Yes 
Autofocus modes Single AF (AF-S), Continuous AF (AF-C), Auto select AF (AF-A) 
Number of autofocus points 11 
Exposure bracketing Yes 
Exposure compensation +/- 5 EV 
Drive modes Single, Continuous (Hi, Lo), Self-Timer, Remote, Exposure bracketing 
Buffer size  
Recording medium SD/SDHC/SDXC 
Image format JPEG, RAW(PEF/DNG) 
White balance bracketing No 
Connectivity USB/HDMI 
Bluetooth No 
3G No 
Sound recording Yes 
External micro No 
Histogram Yes 
GPS No 
Video Yes 
Maximum format image video 1920 x 1080 / 30 fps 
Full HD Yes 
Live autofocus  
Video file format  
Video codec H264 
Video stabilisation  

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