Capture and share life’s adventures with the PENTAX K-S2. Building on the legacy of great SLRs, Ricoh Imaging brings a DSLR with built-in WiFi and NFC (Near Field Communication ) for simple WiFi connectivity, allowing you to seamlessly share your images to social media as well as browsing images from remote tablet or PC. Capturing sharp images has never been easier with its 20 megapixel, AA Filter-less CMOS sensor and Prime MII imaging engine. With the clarity enhancement feature and advanced HDR mode, photographers will find their images have higher clarity of texture reproduction, even for subjects without distinct contours, such as clouds. Other new features include a vari-angle LCD that extends freedom of shooting from high angle to ground level view.
The PENTAX K-S2 follows in the footsteps of other great PENTAX DSLRs with is weather and dust resistant body, allowing you to capture the perfect shot regardless of weather or environmental conditions. Completing your kit is an all-new retractable standard zoom lens. This ultra thin, weather resistant lens matches perfectly with the compact body of the K-S2, offering carry everywhere convenience, wherever life’s adventures take you. Shoot compelling images and share them instantaneously as the PENTAX K-S2 becomes your go-to photography companion.
20-megapixel AA-Filterless CMOS Sensor
A high performance 20 megapixel AA-Filterless APS-C CMOS image sensor strikes the perfect balance between resolution and image quality.
Prime MII Image Processing Engine
The PRIME MII image processing engine is optimized for HD video capture, smooth live view, low chromatic noise, and low energy consumption.
SAFOX X AF System
The SAFOX X AF module ensures fast and accurate autofocusing, even in challenging situations such as extremely low light environments. Equipped with 11 focusing points (9 cross-sensor points), the Center point also works with F2.8 luminance flux. Expanded area AF allows for accurate focusing, even on moving subjects.
With the built-in WiFi and NFC module, users can wirelessly control camera operation, transfer images, and view images, making image transferring and sharing easy and seamless. A dedicated app (Image Sync) is available for Android and iOS devices. Image Sync app brings improved ease of use to wireless tethering.
Clarity Enhancement Feature and Advanced HDR Mode
Newly adopted clarity enhancement option adds more realistic texture impression to images by enhancing the spatial frequencies to match with human visual characteristics. Enjoy outstanding clarity even on screen-fit view on a variety of display monitors from a tablet PC to 4K high-resolution displays. Choose the Advanced HDR Mode (A-HDR) on the mode dial and “Clarity Enhancment” is automatically applied to images.
In-body Shake Reduction (SR)
The In-body shake reduction (SR) mechanism effectively compensates for camera shake regardless of the lens type mounted.
Fully Weather-sealed With 100 weather seals throughout the entire body, your K-S2 ensures worry-free use in any weather condition or outdoor setting, be it rain or sand.
The K-S2 is the first PENTAX DSLR with a Vari-angle LCD. It extends the freedom of shooting position from high angle to ground level view. The 3.0 inch, 921K dot Air Gapless LCD construction ensures good visibility of displayed image even outdoors. The electronic level indicator assists precise composition.
Pentaprism Viewfinder for 100% Field of View
Pentaprism Viewfinder for 100% Field of View Despite its compact size, the K-S2 features a glass prism finder with 100% field of view and approximately 0.95-times magnification (with a 50mm F1.4 lens at infinity) to cover the entire field of view for easy focusing and framing.
2 E-Dial Operations
2 Electronic dials enable simultaneous adjustment of aperture and shutter speed settings.
User Customization Customization options to fit all users requirements. Various settings can be registered on User1, User2.
The K-S2’s vari-angle LCD monitor and 2nd shutter release button help you to capture your best ’selfie’ in just 3 steps.
High-speed Shutter to Capture Fast-moving Subjects in Crisp Focus
The K-S2 provides a top shutter speed of 1/6000 second to capture the decisive moment. Coupled with its high-speed continuous shooting function (with a top speed of 5.4 images per second), it lets the photographer freeze once-in-a-lifetime shutter opportunities. Versatile drive settings include: Multi-exposure, Interval shooting and Interval composite.
High-sensitivity Shooting at ISO 51200
High sensitivity shooting up to ISO 51200 improves noise performance throughout, even in low lighting.
Full HD Movie Recording with Stereo Audio
The K-S2 captures beautiful Full HD movie clips at 30fps, which assures flawless, high-quality movies even with fast-moving subjects. It is also equipped with a built-in stereo microphone for recording natural sound during Full HD movie recording, as well as an external microphone connector. Capture time lapse movies in HD with the ‘Star Stream’ functionality, allowing you to record series of still images, such as stars, and save them as an AVI movie.