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Pentax K-S1 APS-C DSLR Camera (2014)

MSRP 749 USDNeoscore 50%

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Product Overview

Pentax K-S1 is an affordable DSLR camera in the Pentax K-mount system. Introduced by Pentax in 2014, it comes with an APS-C sensor with 20 MP (5472 x 3648) resolution.
The camera has a usable battery life, though a second battery may be a good thing to keep in your camera bag. The K-S1's 5.4 fps burst rate limits its use for certain types of photography, but it is hardly something that most photographers should worry about.
The Pentax K-S1 comes with 11 autofocus points.

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What we found**

Neoscore: 50% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Rather compact
Cons
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Low 5.4 fps burst rate
  • Low 20 MP resolution
  • Lacks weather sealing
  • Tacky design

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Specifications

Connectivity

Ports
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0

Construction

Form Factor
DSLR camera
Image Size
APS-C (23.5 x 15.6 mm)
Lens Mount
Pentax K-mount
Microphone
Stereo
Sensor | Resolution
20 MP (5472 x 3648)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
Speakers
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
70 mm / 2.76 in
Size | Height
93 mm / 3.66 in
Size | Width
121 mm / 4.76 in
Weight
558 g / 19.72 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3 inch
Display Type
Fixed TFT-LCD
Resolution
921,000 dots
Viewfinder | Coverage
100%
Viewfinder | Magnification
0.95x
Viewfinder | Type
Optical (pentaprism)

Function

AE Bracketing
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Autofocus
11 focus points
Crop Factor
1.5
Exposure Compensation
±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
Built-in
GPS
Optional O-GPS-1
Image Stabilization
3-axis
ISO Range
100 ~ 51200
Processor
Prime MII
Touch Screen
No
Video Codecs
H.264
Weather Resistance
No

Performance

Battery Life
410 shots
Flash Range
10.00 m
Max Burst Rate
5.4 fps
Storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC

Production

Battery
D-LI109 lithium-ion battery and charger
Debut
2014-08-27

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