• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 21.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
  • Pentax K-S2
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Predecessor: Canon 1Ds Mark II
1Ds Mark II vs 1Ds Mark III
 
Successor: Canon 1DX
1Ds Mark III vs 1DX
 
General
Model Number: 1Ds Mark III K-S2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $7999.00 $799.95
Street Price:   $505.50
Date Available: 2007-12-15 2015-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 50.3 oz (1,425 g)
includes batteries
30.3 oz (859 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.1 x 6.3 x 3.1 in.
(156 x 160 x 80 mm)
4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6 in.
(122 x 91 x 65 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Canon  
Effective Megapixels: 21.1 20.1
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.41 microns 4.29 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Optional
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 80  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,663  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5616 x 3744 (21.0 MP, 3:2),
4992 x 3328 (16.6 MP, 3:2),
4080 x 2720 (11.1 MP, 3:2),
2784 x 1856 (5.2 MP, 3:2)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4224 x 2816 (11.9 MP, 3:2),
3072 x 2048 (6.3 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW, sRAW; 14-bit CR2 JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 5.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format:   MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3)
Lens: n/a smc Pentax-D AL 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE; 11 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   27 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual):   18 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio:   2.78x
Aperture Range:   f/4 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/32 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45 AF points, 19 high-precision cross-type points, 26 assist type points SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, interchangeable screens, 100%, 0.75x, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.75x 0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.75x 0.95x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-1600, 1/3 EV increments, 50 & 3200 extension Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom (up to 5), Kelvin, Personal (PC 1- 5) Auto, Multi Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Fluorescent Light (D: Daylight Color, N: Daylight White, W: Cool White, L: Warm White), Tungsten Light, Flash, CTE, Manual, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone Evaluative linked to 19 AF points, Center-weighted, Partial (8.5%), Spot (2.5%), Multi-spot TTL open-aperture: 77 segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Shutter & Aperture Priority (TAv), Sensitivity Priority, Advanced HDR, Scene Mode (Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR*, Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum); Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome; Dynamic range adjustment: Highlight, shadow
Self Timer: 10, 2 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: n/a Auto Flash Discharge, Auto Flash + Red-eye Reduction (Auto Picture, Scene) Flash On, Flash On+ Red-eye Reduction, Slow-speed Sync, Trailing Curtain Sync, Manual Flash Discharge (Full-1/128)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a GN=12 (m, ISO 100); range depends on lens aperture
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps
External Flash Connection: PC Sync, Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / CF2 / Microdrive / SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, sRAW; 14-bit CR2 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG)
Movie File Format:   MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 1.1,USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed,USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired, Wireless Optional IR or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): 15-pin system extension terminal, N3 remote control terminal Micro (Type D) HMDI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.30 0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): <0.3  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 8  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   0.35
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 5.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 8 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.2
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.07 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.75 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.214 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.062 seconds 0.098 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.15 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.045 seconds 0.077 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): Live View Prefocused: 0.118s  
Startup Time: 0.5 seconds 1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   2.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1800 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary LP-E4 Proprietary D-LI109
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E4 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Digital Photo Professional 3.2, EOS Utility 2.2, ZoomBrowser EX 6.0 and ImageBrowser 6.0 Digital Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Replaces EOS-1Ds Mark II - 21.1MP, Full-frame CMOS sensor - 6.4 um pixels (but with same light sensitive area as 1Ds Mark II) - Dual DIGIC III processors, 14-bit, Highlight Tone Priority mode - ISO 100-1600 plus 50 and 3200 extension - 5 fps for 56 L/F JPEGs or 12 RAW - Improved pentaprism viewfinder - Based on 1D Mark III body - EOS Integrated Cleaning System with Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit, Dust Delete Data - Live View LCD - 300K actuation shutter - Magnesium alloy body and chassis 20 megapixel AA Filter-less CMOS sensor with Prime MII processor, built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, weather-resistant body, all-new retractable kit zoom lens. The K-S2 will be available in 3 standard colors: black, white, and graphite with an orange accent. RICOH IMAGING is also pleased to announce the color order service for the PENTAX K-S2. The PENTAX K-S2 offers a choice of seven color options in two outdoor-themed collections: three in the Nature Collection; Forest Green, Desert Beige, and Stone Gray as well as four in the Sports Collection: White and Lime, Black and Pink, White with a Racing Stripe, and Black with a Racing Stripe.