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Pentax K-S2 Quick Review, Specs and Price

The Pentax K-S2 is the device has been upgraded with many valuable features than the previous Pentax Digital SLR K-S1 version. Here we have a quick Pentax KS2 review below. Pentax K S2 Review

The Pentax K-S2 camera has a compact design with weather-resistant, dust and water proof camera body. The Pentax K-S2 owned a 20-megapixel APS-C CMOS image sensor, the image processor is the PRIME MII with Clarity Enhancement technology which is increases true colors of the images.

Pentax equipped with anti-vibration chassis technology system with sensor-shift image stabilization so it’s very effective when shooting at slow shutter speed can stabilize video capture and also supports Full-HD 1080p video recording. Pentax K-S2 is the first Pentax DSLR camera using multi-dimensional LCD screen and also the first to integrate Wi-Fi and NFC features.Pentax-K-S2-Review

The dial system and the camera control buttons are designed right on the device. Besides the two circular dials for custom shooting parameters, with a green light around the shutter button when the camera turned ON, adds a separate shutter button when shooting with live view LCD, and one special button to activate Wi-Fi connection. On dial select the shooting mode such as HDR mode, which is useful for HDR photography. Overall, the placement of the dial control button system is perfect for the position of the fingers when holding the camera.

The Pentax K-S2 has a plastic casing resistance body. Particularly grip and finger positions area with rough surface material and friction helps to hold the camera perfectly in one hand. The back with a multidimensional LCD can rotate up to 270 degrees, which is an upgrade trend for midrange compact cameras, although not integrated touch screen. The big Pentax logo printed on the LCD back cover does not look exquisite, if flip up the screen, the view from the front will see two Pentax logo.Pentax KS2 Review

The Pentax K-S2 camera has an exclusive 10th generation SAFOX system for high-speed autofocus, help you catch the action or moving subjects at high speed. The camera has a total 11 focus points with 9 cross-type points. Many people expect more AF score from this camera which should be slightly disappointed.

What features should be fitted to the Pentax K-S2, this is a sensor shift mechanism, which helps the vibration becomes more effective when shooting or taking pictures in low light conditions. The camera also equipped with proprietary technology of Pentax ASTRO TRACER help you capture exposure to prevent milky way shot star trails from forming during long exposures.Pentax-K-S2-DSLR-Camera-Review

Regarding the ability to shoot video, the Pentax K S2 DSLR supports FullHD 1080p video recording capabilities up to 30/25/24fps. But Pentax has equipped 4K timelapse video recording feature. When combined with Astro Tracer technology, the Pentax K-S2 will be a great camera for timelapse video recording.

The Pentax has promptly followed the general trend of the market is coming with WiFi and NFC connectivity. This is the first time put a wifi connection to Pentax K lines, helps the camera to connect to the mobile device for transfer images and videos or control the camera remotely. Pentax has also developed a new application to connect, control and share photos. It has 10 different color versions.

Pentax K-S2 Specifications:

  • Dimensions of 122 x 91 x 65 mm
  • Weight of 678g
  • TFT-LCD Flip Display of 3 inches
  • 20.12 megapixels APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Maximum resolution of 5472×3648 pixels
  • PRIME MII image Processor
  • Auto ISO 100-512000
  • Full HD recording 1920×1080 pixels @ 30p/25p/24p, 720×1280 pixels @ 60p/50p
  • 4K timelapse video
  • 77 Metering group
  • Autofocus 11 points, SAFOX 11 TTL, 9 cross-type
  • Hold Function definition (Hold AF)
  • Anti-shacking systems with sensor-shift technology
  • Optical Viewfinder coverage of 100%
  • Shutter speed – Min. 30 sec. Max. 1/6000 sec
  • Continuous Shooting Speed – 5.2 fps
  • Connectivity of Wi-Fi, NFC, Micro-USB 2.0, Microphone port, mini HDMI port
  • D-LI109 Battery up to 410 shots

Check out Pentax K-S2 Price below:

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