Before event day of the CP+ 2015, Pentax has officially introduced its new K-S2 DSLR camera. The camera is most likely a worthwhile upgrade for shooting in low light environments. Anti-shacking system in the device was upgraded with the ability to move the sensor on the camera like Sony or Olympus.
Pentax said, this is the world’s smallest DSLR camera with dustproof and weather-resistant technology. Outwardly quite compact device with a rotating wheel and the buttons are placed quite well. The dedicated WiFi button feature is quite appreciable. The rotate LCD screen size up to 3-inches with 921,000 pixels. The OVF Viewfinder with a glass pentaprism provide coverage up to 100%. The whole body with more than hundred seals to ensure the device is perfectly resistant to water and dust proof. Lens kit of the device also apply the same technology to ensure water resistance to jack up the Pentax K-S2 chassis.
The Pentax K-S2 camera has a resolution of 20 megapixels CMOS sensor and PRIME MII image processor. This image processor technology will bring up clear images and true colors. Camera with high-speed SAFOX autofocus developed by the Pentax, help you catch the high speed moving objects. With 11 focus points with 9 cross-type points. The sensor-shift system should help the Pentax K-S2 becomes more effective when shooting in low light conditions.
The Pentax Digital SLR camera is equipped with ASTRO TRACER technology, designed by Pentax specially for the Astro photography. On the video recording capability of K-S2 is only FullHD 1080p video recording capabilities, speed 30, 25, 24fps. However, Pentax DSLR camera also supports 4K timelapse video recording. When combined with Astro Tracer technology, Pentax K-S2 will be a great choice for timelapse video recording.
The Pentax K-S2 not use the optical AA filter system, it uses new anti-aliasing simulator. Instead of using hardware that measures reduced image quality, Pentax has used the software to solve moiré reduction that quality is on par with the use of optical AA filters. This system not only has the ability to turn on or off, but also have the ability to adjust the level of efficiency. As an inevitable trend of the market, Pentax K-S2 has the WiFi and NFC connectivity. This is the first time put a wifi connection to the Pentax K line, which connects the camera to the mobile devices and also control the camera remotely. Pentax has also developed a new application for you to connect, control, sharing everything from cameras to the internet.
The Pentax K-S2 price around $ 800, Pentax Camera Models sold in 10 different colors, including three primary colors, three natural colors, so the device and photographers can hide in the forest or desert and special sports Pentax Cameras edition with four different colors.
Pentax K-S2 Specifications:
- Dimensions of 91 x 123 x 73 mm
- Weight of 678g
- Articulated TFT-LCD Display of 3 inches, 921,000 dots, 180 degree rotation
- 20 megapixels APS-C CMOS Sensor
- Maximum resolution of 5472×3648 pixels
- PRIME MII Processor
- Auto ISO 100-521000
- Sensor-shift Image stabilization system
- Autofocus SAFOX X 11 points, Pentax KAF2 lens, 9 cross-type point (-3EV)
- Full HD recording 1920×1080 pixels @ 30, 25, 20 fps. and 1280×720 @ 60, 50fps
- Pentaprism Viewfinder coverage of 100%
- Shutter speed – Min. 30 sec. Max. 1/6000 sec
- Continuous Shooting Speed – 5.4 fps
- Connectivity of Wi-Fi, NFC, Micro-USB 2.0, mini HDMI port
- D-LI109 Battery up to 410 shots
- Dustproof and weather-resistant