Pentax K-S2 DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens (White)

Pentax K-S2 DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens (White)

Pentax K-S2 DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens (White)

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Product Highlights

  • 20.1 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • PRIME M II Image Processing Engine
  • 3.0" 921k-Dot Vari-Angle LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • SAFOX X 11-Point AF Sensor; 9 Cross-Type
  • ISO 100-51200; 5.5 fps Shooting
  • Shake Reduction, AA Filter Simulator
  • Weather Resistant; Selfie Button
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL DC WR Lens
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  • 1Description

Stylish, compact, and durable, the white K-mount K-S2 DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens from Pentax offers photographers an AA filterless 20.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor in a highly weather-resistant body along with the versatile smc Pentax DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR wide-to-telephoto zoom lens. It also has built-in Wi-Fi with NFC for wireless image transfer and camera control with a mobile device. Utilizing the PRIME M II Image Processing Engine, the K-S2 is very capable in a range of shooting conditions, most notably with a native sensitivity of up to ISO 51,200. Also, it has Sensor-Shift image stabilization that limits camera shake with slower shutter speeds, as well as full HD 1080p video recording at up to 30 fps.

Benefitting image capture is a SAFOX X 11-point autofocus system in which 9 points are cross-type for high-speed focusing. Also, located on the rear of the camera is a 3.0" 921k-dot vari-angle swing-out LCD monitor for reviewing and composing images. Working fast is possible as well thanks to a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 second and continuous shooting rates of up to 5.5 fps.

In addition, the K-S2 features Advanced HDR and Clarity Enhancement modes that offer more detailed and cleaner photographs with a great dynamic range. Also, it has an AA filter simulator for capturing moiré prone subject matter as well as 4K interval movie capture. Another strong area for the K-S2 is connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi and NFC capabilities, as well as compatibility with both Eye-Fi and FLU memory cards, which makes it even easier to share the self-portraits captured with the selfie-button. And, it has a variety of in-body RAW development settings, enhanced creative modes, and image filters.

Included with the K-S2 camera body is the smc Pentax DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL (IF) DC WR lens, which provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length of 27.5-207mm, covering wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide variety of situations. The lens construction integrates aspherical elements to help minimize chromatic aberration as well as improve image sharpness. An SP (Super Protect) coating has been applied to elements to help repel dust, water, and grease and the lens body is constructed to the same weather-resistant standards as the K-S2 for use in inclement conditions.

20.2 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor & PRIME M II Image Processing Engine
Ensuring optimal image quality at sensitivities up to ISO 51,200 are the 20.1-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and the PRIME M II Image Processing Engine. This combination results in sharp images thanks to the omission of an AA filter on the sensor as well as low noise with the processing of the PRIME M II. Also, this enables a fast continuous shooting rate of 5.5 fps as well as advanced HDR and clarity enhancement modes.
SAFOX X Autofocus System
With 11 phase detection points (9 cross-type) and a sensitivity range of -3 to 18 EV, the SAFOX X AF system is able to lock focus quickly and easily in a variety of situations. Also, it has a focus peaking capability during live view to ensure users are able to focus even when in manual mode.
Sensor-Shift Image Stabilization
CIPA rated to 3 stops, the sensor-shift in-body image stabilization with rotational compensation reduces the effect of camera shake on your final image. Also, the K-S2 is able to use this shake reduction system to remove dust from your image sensor and also to enact the AA filter simulation mode for avoiding moire in your final image.
Full HD Video Recording & 4K Interval Mode
In addition to stills, the K-S2 is capable of full HD 1920 x 1080p video recording at up to 30 fps. It has options for 30, 25, and 24 fps in full HD as well as 1280 x 720 HD at 60 or 50 fps for up to 25 minutes at a time. The camera then saves these videos as MOV files with MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression. Also, in addition to standard movies, the K-S2 is able to record time lapse videos in an interval mode at up to 4K resolution at 24p. Also, there is a Star Stream mode
5.5 fps Continuous Shooting & 1/6000 Shutter Speed
Speed is key with 5.5 fps continuous shooting for up to 30 shots, or 9 frames of RAW. Also, this camera has a maximum shutter speed of 1/6000 second for very bright scenes.
3.0" Vari-Angle LCD Monitor & Pentaprism Viewfinder
Composing and reviewing images is made easier thanks to the inclusion of a 3.0" 921k-dot vari-angle LCD monitor. Also, this DSLR has a pentaprism viewfinder with 100% coverage and a 0.95x magnification for standard framing and composition.
Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
Share your photos quickly and easily with the built-in Wi-Fi and NFC of the K-S2. It offers remote camera operation with the use of the Image Sync mobile app for Android and iOS devices. Also, it has a dedicated Wi-Fi button to quickly enable and disable this feature when necessary to preserve battery life.
smc Pentax DA 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 ED AL [IF] DC WR Lens
The included zoom lens provides a 35mm-equivalent focal length range of 27.5-207mm to suit working in a wide variety of shooting scenarios. It features the same weather-resistant construction as the camera body to enable shooting in harsh environments and also has an SP coating to help repel dust, water, and grease on the front element. Its construction incorporates aspherical lens elements to help minimize chromatic aberrations throughout the zoom range and also contribute to producing overall sharper, clearer imagery. Additionally, a Direct Current (DC) motor is utilized to provide quick, quiet, and smooth auto focusing that is well-suited to working with HD video recording.
Other Features
  • Built-in P-TTL flash and a hot shoe for mounting an external flash unit
  • SD card slot
  • 77-segment metering system with sensitivity range of 0-22 EV
  • Micro-USB and micro HDMI output terminals
  • Built-in stereo microphone for video
UPC: 027075289628
Table of Contents
  • 1Description
Imaging
Lens Mount Pentax K
Camera Format APS-C / (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 20.42 Megapixel
Effective: 20.12 Megapixel
Max Resolution 20 MP: 5472 x 3648
Aspect Ratio 3:2, 16:9
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.5 x 15.6 mm
File Formats Still Images: DNG, JPEG, RAW
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Bit Depth 12-bit
Dust Reduction System Yes
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
SDXC
Image Stabilization Sensor-Shift
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Automatic (A), Continuous-servo AF (C), Single-servo AF (S)
Autofocus Points Phase Detection: 11, 9 cross-type
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type Pentaprism
Viewfinder Eye Point 20.5 mm
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification Approx. 0.95x
Diopter Adjustment - 2.5 to +1.5 m
Display Screen 3"  Pivoting  LCD (921,000)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-51200
Shutter Type: Electronic & Mechanical
Speed: 1/6000 - 30 seconds
Remote Control O-RC1 Remote Control (Optional)
Mirror Lock-Up Yes
Metering Method Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Bulb, Manual, Movie, Program, Scene Modes, Sensitivity Priority, Shutter Priority, Shutter/Aperture Priority
Metering Range: EV 0.0 - EV 22.0
Compensation: -5 EV to +5 EV (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, CTE, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent (Cool White), Fluorescent (Day White), Fluorescent (Daylight), Fluorescent (Warm White), Manual, Multi Auto WB, Shade, Tungsten
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-eye Reduction
Flash On
Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction
Hi-Speed Sync
Manual
Off
Second-curtain Sync
Slow Sync
Wireless
Built-in Flash Yes
Guide No. 39.37' (12 m) ISO100 at 28 mm position
Max Sync Speed 1 / 180 seconds
Flash Compensation -2 EV to +1 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
Dedicated Flash System P-TTL
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes
File Size 1920 x 1080p (Full HD)
1280 x 720p (HD)
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Frame Rate @ 1920 x 1080: 30 fps, 25 fps, 24 fps
@ 1280 x 720: 60 fps, 50 fps
Video Clip Length 1920 x 1080
25 min.
1280 x 720
25 min.
Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo
Performance
Continuous Shooting Up to 5.5 fps
Self Timer 12 seconds, 2 seconds
Interval Recording Yes
Connectivity HDMI D (Micro), Micro-USB
Wi-Fi Capable Yes
Power
Battery 1x D-LI109 Replaceable Lithium-ion Battery, 7.4 VDC, 1050 mAh
AC Power Adapter K-AC128 AC Adapter Kit (Optional)
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6" / 121.9 x 91.4 x 66.0 mm
Weight 21.80 oz / 618 g without battery or memory card
Kit Lens
Focal Length 18 - 135mm
Comparable 35mm Focal Length: 27.5 - 207 mm
Aperture Maximum: f/3.5 - 5.6
Minimum: f/22 - 38
Angle of View 76° - 11.9°
Minimum Focus Distance 1.31' (40 cm)
Magnification 0.24x
Elements/Groups 13/11
Diaphragm Blades 7
Autofocus Yes
Image Stabilization No
Filter Thread Front:62 mm
Dimensions (DxL) Approx. 2.87 x 2.99" (73 x 76 mm)
Weight 14.29 oz (405 g)
Packaging Info
Package Weight 4.15 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 10.0 x 7.9 x 4.9"

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