• APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon EOS 70D
  • Pentax K-S2
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Predecessor: Canon 60D
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Successor: Canon 80D
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General
Model Number: 70D K-S2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $1550.00 $799.95
Street Price: $876.50 $505.50
Date Available: 2013-09-15 2015-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 43.5 oz (1,233 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
30.3 oz (859 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.5 x 4.1 x 3.1 in.
(139 x 104 x 79 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: 20.2 20.1
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm) 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.11 microns 4.29 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.6x 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: Yes No
DxO Sensor Score: 68  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 22.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 926  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3468 x 2432 (8.4 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
4864 x 3648 (17.7 MP, 4:3),
3248 x 2432 (7.9 MP, Other),
2432 x 1824 (4.4 MP, 4:3),
1696 x 1280 (2.2 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
5472 x 3072 (16.8 MP, 16:9),
3468 x 2048 (7.1 MP, Other),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
720 x 408 (0.3 MP, Other),
3648 x 3648 (13.3 MP, 1:1),
2432 x 2432 (5.9 MP, 1:1),
1824 x 1824 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
1280 x 1280 (1.6 MP, 1:1),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
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 (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 6.7 5.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) 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 Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Canon EF/EF-S Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2/3)
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM smc Pentax-D AL 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE; 11 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 29 - 216mm 27 - 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 135mm 18 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.50x 2.78x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele) f/4 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/32 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 67.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes No
Digital Zoom Values: 3-10x available during movie recording only n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 19-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8; Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 98% coverage, 0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 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): 0.59x 0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x 0.95x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 51200
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12800 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K 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: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 63-zone (dual layer) Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial (7.7%), Spot (3.0%) 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: Creative Auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), No Flash, Custom User Setting, High Dynamic Range, Multiple Exposure, Creative Filters (Art Bold, Fish-eye, Water-painting, Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Toy Camera and Miniature) 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 or 2 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): No Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash 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): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Lens aperture dependent; GN= 12m (39.4 ft.) at ISO 100, works out to about 11.2 feet at f/3.5 and 7 feet at f/5.6 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: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: Full TTL exposure No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit .CR2 RAW, mRAW, sRAW, RAW+JPEG 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG)
Movie File Format: MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional wired, IR wireless or Wi-Fi Optional IR or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack Micro (Type D) HMDI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): <0.3 0.35
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.33  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.32 0.35
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 6.7 5.2
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 65 28
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 5.2
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 14 9
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 6.7 5.2
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 6
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.08 seconds 0.12 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 0.65 seconds 0.75 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.059 seconds 0.214 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.075 seconds 0.098 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.16 seconds 0.15 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.059 seconds 0.077 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes): OVF: Auto Selection AF lag = 0.093s LV: "Quick Mode"(Phase Detect) Single-point AF lag = 0.506s FlexiZone AF, Single-point AF lag = 0.652s Prefocused lag = 0.059s  
Startup Time: 0.7 seconds 1.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.1 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 1.2 seconds 2.3 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 210 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 920 shots 410 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary D-LI109
Usable Battery Types: LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary LP-E6 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: Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,) Digital Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS X  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New 20.2-megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor, Dual-Pixel CMOS AF system for Live View and movie modes, Full HD 1080p videos at up to 30fps in ALL-I or IPB, DIGIC 5+ image processor, 7fps burst mode, built-in Wi-Fi. 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.