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Pentax K-S1 Digital Camera

SLR 20.12MP CMOS Mar 2015
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Pentax KS1 Camera Review
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33 Reasons For

User Reviews Are Excellent

Based on 110 user reviews the average user rating of this camera is terrific.

Reasonably Priced

Eleven Pentax K-S1 owners reckoned that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “There are also some great quality and very affordable prime lenses to go with it” in their review of the Pentax K-S1. Andrew Brown mentioned in his review of the Pentax K-S1 on Amazon in December last year “Great camera, superb price”. Emuinabox mentioned this month “Affordable camera with competitive specs” and scored the Pentax K-S1 5 stars.

Several people who reviewed it thought it was a bargain for the price. In December this year Abdul Farooq gave the product an excellent rating and he mentioned on Amazon “However for landscape i suggest to get the 18-55 which can be bought cheaply”. In December Emuinabox mentioned on Amazon “This camera isn't the newest on the market, which is exactly what makes it such a great deal”. Graeme wrote in their review of the Pentax K-S1 on Amazon “Also looking forward to the large selection of vintage Pentax lenses that are available cheaply on auction websites”.

One person mentioned that this digital camera was cheap. Kevin Trebell mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Thankfully they aren't very expensive and I was able to get on for less than a tenner” and scored the Pentax K-S1 very highly.

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Good Quality Lens

A number of Pentax K-S1 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Abdul Farooq mentioned on Amazon in December “I purchased with 50mm lens which is perfect for portrait” in his Pentax K-S1 review. Bob wrote “For a given focal length the lens is noticeably better with a much crisper focus the SX30 is slightly soft focus” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Emuinabox gave the Pentax K-S1 a very good review and mentioned on Amazon this month “An amazing array of lens compatibility” in their Pentax K-S1 review.

Several people who bought the Pentax K-S1 reckoned that it had a good zoom. Bob said “Although the SX 30 has a much greater zoom without needing to change lenses” . Lance Edwards rated it as very good and he wrote on Amazon “Only slightly cheaper (I got no 50 mm lens though - can that really be included? Probably better than the zoom, which is a bit soft” in his review of this digital camera.

One customer who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus. Bob said on Amazon “The auto focus is very fast”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Pentax K-S1 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Abdul Farooq said in his Pentax K-S1 review on Amazon in December “Very impressed with the stunning photos it has taken so far”. This year Amazon Customer gave it a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It takes great quality photos, offers the full range of exposure options” in their Pentax K-S1 review. Bob said in his review on Amazon “It is a good camera that takes excellent photographs” and gave the Pentax K-S1 a score of 80 out of 100.

One Pentax K-S1 reviewer concluded that the product had a good picture resolution. Greg Frohring said in his review on Amazon “Phenomenal resolution” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars.

One customer reckoned that the Pentax K-S1 was good in low light. Visual Mike rated the product as excellent and wrote in their review of this digital camera last year “Solid build, great low-light and no AA filter makes all the difference”.

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Good Size

A few people who purchased this digital camera thought it was a good body shape. Two years ago Bob mentioned “I compared it to my Cannon SX30 which has exactly the same size body (ignore the lens)”. Lance Edwards mentioned on Amazon this month “It was £100 cheaper for the camera body and I already had 3 non-waterproof lenses”.

A number of people who purchased it thought it was lightweight. Amazon Customer mentioned in their Pentax K-S1 review on Amazon “Who cares? It's lightweight, compact and portable”. Icewalker said in their Pentax K-S1 review on Amazon this year “Bought this as a lightweight holiday camera”.

A number of Pentax K-S1 owners said in their reviews that it was compact. Norfolkbooks mentioned on Amazon two years ago “I know this is common with compact cameras” in their review of this digital camera. A few weeks ago Peter P. wrote in his review of the Pentax K-S1 “It feels like a giant leap from compact cameras and phone cameras” and gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy. Kevin Trebell wrote on Amazon “The camera itself is fairly large and weighty”.

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Good Product Quality

Several Pentax K-S1 owners said in their reviews that the Pentax K-S1 was good quality. Abdul Farooq wrote on Amazon “In general Pentax lens are of superior quality to rivals” in his review of this digital camera and rated the product as very good. Amazon Customer rated this digital camera 5 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Excellent quality image sensor; records fine detail, much, much better than my old 6MP Pentax K100D Super does”. Amazon Customer also said “Great quality, excellent SLR”.

Easy to Use

A few Pentax K-S1 reviewers who bought the Pentax K-S1 agreed that it was easy to use. Amazon Customer rated this digital camera 5 stars and said in their Pentax K-S1 review on Amazon “Really nice and easy to use camera”. Charlie-Cj said on Amazon “So for me the KS-1 scores very highly on control ergonomics -” in their Pentax K-S1 review. Icewalker wrote in their Pentax K-S1 review in December this year “Excellent camera! Very intuitive, menus and controls are easy to use”.

Several Pentax K-S1 reviewers thought it was easy to use the menus. Bob he said on Amazon “There is not the normal "save" option, save is "Settings complete”. Katharine Kirby gave it a rating of 5 stars and she said on Amazon “It has a menu for many different settings to explore” in her review of this digital camera. Kevin Trebell mentioned on Amazon “Will pick the most appropriate settings based on it's programming” and scored the product very highly.

Two Pentax K-S1 owners said in their reviews that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Kevin Trebell scored it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “I'm going to do more reading to get a better understanding before I get too comfortable with tinkering”.

One customer reckoned that it had a good experience. Bob scored it 4 stars and he mentioned in his Pentax K-S1 review on Amazon “This is the first DSLR camera I have used although I have plenty of experience with film SLRs”.

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Robust

A number of people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. In December this year Abdul Farooq mentioned “The camera has a great build quality”. A few weeks ago Bonn gave it a rating of 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Anyone thinking of buying this would advise them to ignore the negative reviews it is a well built camera and once youget used to the dials” in their review of this digital camera. Kevin Trebell gave it a score of 5 stars and he mentioned two years ago “Feels very robust and well built”.

Some Pentax K-S1 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Amazon Customer rated it as excellent and said in their review “Rugged feel and not uncomfortable as some reviews say”. One customer concluded that the product was reliable. Icewalker scored the product very highly and said in their review on Amazon this month “Reliable photo tool!”.

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good at resisting water ingress. Lance Edwards mentioned in his review of this digital camera this month “It doesn't have tilt screen and is not waterproof.” and rated it as very good.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

A few Pentax K-S1 reviewers who purchased this digital camera agreed that it had a good viewfinder. Amazon Customer mentioned “Bright (pentaprism) viewfinder with 100% viewable” in their review and scored it very highly. Two years ago Bob rated this digital camera 4 stars and he said on Amazon “The viewfinder is much better and brighter”. Bob also mentioned “Clear to see which can be used as a viewfinder if you switch to "live view”.

Several customers who purchased the product agreed that it had a good screen. Cookie321 scored the product 5 stars and said “Didn't realise it was ex display.” in their Pentax K-S1 review. Katharine Kirby mentioned on Amazon “The 18 - 55mm lens locks on smoothly and the large screen lights up, you can get going with entering settings” in her review of the Pentax K-S1. Norfolkbooks mentioned in their review on Amazon “The LCD display is very clear and can be customised for a variety of different displays” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

One Pentax K-S1 owner considered that the product was mirrorless. Charlie-Cj said in their review on Amazon “The only SLR alternative is a mirrorless dSLR like the bijou Olympus OMD E-M10 that uses a high res LCD screen (EVF) for the viewfinder”.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 1,235 expert and owner reviews, Pentax has excellent reviews for its cameras. Pentax also has excellent reviews specifically within its SLR digital cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Nice Design

Some customers said that the product was good looking. Amazon Customer said “Feels and performs beautifully! Look out for a second-hand Pentax 50mm f1.7 manual lens to partner the K-S1” in their review. Two years ago Charlie-Cj wrote “Good looking, well featured, easy to use dSLR”.

One customer reckoned that it was neat. Katharine Kirby mentioned in her review of the Pentax K-S1 on Amazon “Creates a tidy, together, feel when holding the camera”. One person who bought the Pentax K-S1 thought it was ergonomic. Lance Edwards mentioned “Is it as bad ergonomically as some professional reviews suggest? Answer is No - I can hold” and rated the product as very good.

One Pentax K-S1 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was a good design. A few weeks ago Robert Michael Dixon Spence said “Love the size design and fit in the hand” in his review of this digital camera.

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Good Support

Some people wrote in their reviews that the product had good technical guidance. Abdul Farooq wrote in his review in December “It has a wide variety of pre set modes which are great for when you are beginning off to help build confidence”. Bob mentioned on Amazon “This is where the fun starts as you can use it as a full manual camera or select various e” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100. Katharine Kirby scored this digital camera very highly and she said “The 52 page start guide book is simple enough to get you going”.

Good Battery Life

Some Pentax K-S1 owners who bought the Pentax K-S1 reckoned that it had a good battery life. Icewalker wrote on Amazon “The battery is OK for a couple of hundred shots” in their review of the Pentax K-S1. Icewalker also wrote “Second battery recommended! Overall I'm delighted”.

Good Video Capture

Four customers who bought it considered that it was good for video recording. Charlie-Cj said in their review of this digital camera “An error has occurred while attempting video playback” . Two years ago Katharine Kirby wrote in her review of this digital camera on Amazon “I also approve of the easily located movie control on the on/off button”. Katharine Kirby also mentioned “Red shows you are in movie mode”.

Good Technical Features

A number of Pentax K-S1 owners who bought it reckoned that it had good features. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “Has all the essential features and many more” in their review of the Pentax K-S1 and gave it an excellent review. Neil O'connor mentioned on Amazon in December this year “I love it - it's a robust, fully featured bit of kit, with the right balance between features and ease of use” in his review.

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Pentax K-S1 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Pentax K-S1 has a built-in flash, which is unusual. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the K-S1 do not have a built-in flash.

Alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price], or the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price].

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Very Light

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year the weights range from 430g to 1.3kg. The Pentax K-S1 is quite light (only 498 grams) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released one year ago.

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Very High ISO Sensitivity (max)

At 51,200, the Pentax K-S1 has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the K-S1. Across all the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the K-S1 the ISO sensitivity (max)s range from 1,600 to 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 24,000.

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Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras that have been available for more than a year. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this type and age. The image formats supporteds "PEF", "DNG" and "RAW" are also supported by this Pentax camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic camera shutter type, which is typical of many SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras of a similar spec and age to it.

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Fairly High Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The lowest motion JPEG frame rate of digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the K-S1 is 30fps, the highest is 60fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 46fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of 60 frames per second, the Pentax K-S1 has a fairly high motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the K-S1.

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5472 X 3648 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Pentax K-S1 has a 5472 x 3648 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. Most SLR digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have a 1920 x 1280 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Pentax digital camera have still image resolution(s)s of 5472x3648, 4224x2816 and 3072x2048 and 1920x1280.

This digital camera's still image resolution (5472 x 3648) is actually the best still image resolution across all similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the K-S1.

Across similar types of digital camera the worst still image resolution is 480 x 480.

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Quite Big Eye Relief

The eye reliefs of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than a year ago range from 16mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm. With an eye relief of 22.3 millimeters, the Pentax K-S1 has a fairly big eye relief compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-S1.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of photo effects than most cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on cameras of a comparable type and age to the K-S1. The photo effectss "Fader" and "Pastel" are also found on this Pentax camera.

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Has Three Image Editings

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Pentax camera has a Rotating image editing, which is the most commonly found image editing found on cameras that were launched more than a year ago. The image editings "Crop" and "Resizing" are also found on this Pentax digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Pentax K-S1 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than a year.

A 640 x 480 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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Supports Two ISO Sensitivitys

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of ISO speeds than most SLR digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the K-S1. The ISO sensitivity "51200" is also supported by this digital camera.

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H.264 Video Formats Supported

This digital camera supports an AVC|AVI|H.264|M-JPEG|MOV|MPEG4|RAW video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported on SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Features Three Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Pentax K-S1 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera features a Single Auto Focus auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the K-S1. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus" and "Face detection" are also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The Pentax K-S1 has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of this spec and age. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the K-S1.

Across comparable types of camera the worst display is LCD.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it.

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15 Reasons Against

Unacceptable Noise Level

Five people who bought the product agreed that it was not noisy. Charlie-Cj mentioned “Noisy to focus”. Charlie-Cj also wrote “Some say the KS-1's shutter/mirror is very noisy.”. Norfolkbooks wrote “Good results, noisy shutter, best for small hands” in their Pentax K-S1 review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was not quiet. Charlie-Cj wrote in their review on Amazon “Although the shutter isn't silent it is a lot quieter (the E-M10 is let down by poor auto-focus in gloom though”.

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Poor Connectivity

One Pentax K-S1 owner wrote in their reviews that the product was not good in terms of USB connections.

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Pentax K-S1 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been around for more than a year also do not support Full HD video.

Other cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at include the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Pentax K-S1 does not support wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other SLR digital cameras that have been available for more than a year also do not support wi-Fi.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a wi-Fi and we think the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price] is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

The Pentax K-S1 is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than a year are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Pentax K-S1 does not have an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have an image stabilizer.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the K-S1, the Pentax K-S1 is not 3D.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Pentax K-S1 does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the K-S1 also do not support video capability.

There are a number of other cameras which also support video capability which you might want to look at including the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of flash modes than most SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This Pentax digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on SLR digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K-S1. The flash modess "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports Three Camera File Systems

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of camera file systems than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera supports a DCF 2 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the K-S1. The camera file systems "Exif 2.3" and "RAW" are also supported by this Pentax digital camera.

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Only Has Six Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Pentax K-S1 is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera has an Aperture priority shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The shooting modess "Sensitivity priority", "Auto", "Movie", "Scene" and "Shutter priority" are also found on this Pentax digital camera.

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Only ±1EV (1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

The Pentax K-S1 has a ±1EV (1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction which is wider than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. Most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it have a ±2EV (1/2 EV step) flash exposure correction. Across all comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-S1 the flash exposure correction ranges from ±3EV (1/3 EV step) (worst) to ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step) (best).

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Only 1280x720@50fps Resolution At Capture Speed

The Pentax K-S1 has a 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed which is higher than the 1920x1080@30fps resolution at capture speed found on most digital cameras of this age and spec. In addition, this digital camera have resolution at capture speeds of 1280×720@60fps and 1920x1080@24fps and 1920x1080@25fps.

A 1280x720@50fps resolution at capture speed is in fact the worst resolution at capture speeds across all cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the K-S1.

Across comparable types of digital camera the best resolution at capture speeds is 1920x1080@60fps.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The Pentax K-S1 has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Pentax camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on SLR digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the K-S1. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Ten Flash Guide Numbers

The Pentax K-S1 is a ten flash guide number digital camera.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Pentax K-S1

Average Display Diagonal

The Pentax K-S1 has a fairly standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that came out around the same time as the K-S1.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price], and the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price] is also worth considering.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 20.12 megapixels, the Pentax K-S1 has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other SLR digital cameras that were released around the same time as the K-S1.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports a FLU|Eye-Fi|SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on SLR digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic DMC-TZ70[plb_4011841_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and cheaper); or the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated), or the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price] (SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it.

Alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon D5200 + TAMRON AF 18-200 XR Di II LD + SD 4GB[plb_1829432_price], the Pentax K-50[plb_2053942_price], or the Canon 700D[plb_3906621_price].

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Guide Number
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Exposure Correction
Shoe Mounting Point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Voice Recording
Audio System
Noise Reduction
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
Microphone in
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Dioptre Correction
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Saturation Adjustment
Brightness Adjustment
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Eye Relief
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

22 June 2015

Många färger och blinkande lampor: Är Pentax K-S1 en bra kamera, eller bara en gimmick? Det tar vi reda på härTrots det faktum att Pentax faktiskt bygger riktigt bra digitala sy- stemkameror... Read more…

Elegant design
Light and compact
Good image quality (especially in RAW)
Large 100 coverage viewfinder (best in class)
Userfriendly menu system
Poor ergonomics
Only one edial
No builtin wireless functionality
Lowlight JPEGs lack detail
Missing features from cheaper 50 (i

User Reviews

(41)
Reviewed 25 June 2015 by JB
(Verified Purchase)

I inevitably compare the KS1 with the K30 and K01 which I also own. The KS1 weighs 558g (virtually the same as the K01 (560g)) and is significantly lighter than the K30 (650g). In dimensions it's... Read more…

Compact
Digital Filters
Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Good Image Quality
Great viewfinder
Ergonomics
Short Battery Life
Reviewed 19 August 2015 by Reen
Reen would recommend the Pentax K-S1 (Verified Purchase)

New to photography. So im still learning alot. I love the product. Would buy again. I would recommend it to a friend. Every picture I have taken amazes me more and more...

Easy To Use
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
Good Image Stabilization
Quiet
Reviewed 29 November 2014 by W.D
W.D would recommend the Pentax K-S1

High ISO Performance and easy to use plus Great image...

Easy To Use
Fast Accurate Auto-Focus
Fast Shutter Speed
Good Image Quality
High ISO Performance
Reviewed 9 November 2014 by Wagdy Demyan

Easy to use and amazing pictures...

Reviewed 5 September 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

LOVE This camera. so does my sister, she keeps threatening to steal it! :: Cute and easy to handle. Great for a beginner...

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+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers pentax ks1, pentax 1080, pentax 6424, pentax 6583, pentax 06461, pentax 06503, pentax 1080p, pentax 06434, pentax ks1lens, pentax ks1lensk, ks1lenskitsunset, pentax ks1lenski, pentax 0qucx30o54, pentax ks1lenskit, pentax ks1lenskitt, pentax ks1lenskitl, pentax ks1lenskitd, pentax ks1lenskitda, pentax ks1lenskittw, pentax ks1lenskitli, pentax ks1lenskittwe, pentax ks1lenskitblu, pentax ks1lenskitlim, pentax ks1lenskitdaw, pentax ks1lenskitstra, pentax ks1lenskitlime, pentax ks1lenskitdawn, pentax ks1lenskittwee, pentax ks1lenskitblue, pentax ks1lenskittweed
Barcodes 00027075278400, 00027075278516, 00027075278639, 00027075278745, 00027075278752, 00027075278851, 00027075278974, 00027075279087, 00027075279094, 00027075279193, 00027075279315, 00027075285224, 00027075285231, 00027075285248, 00027075285255, 00027075285262, 00027075285279, 00027075285286, 00027075285293, 00027075285309, 00027075285347, 00027075285354, 00027075285378, 00027075285392, 00027075288034, 00027075288041, 00027075288058, 00027075288089, 01115370286554, 04549212278549

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