• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 102,400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax K-S1
  • Canon EOS R6
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General
Model Number: K-S1 R6
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.95 $2499.00
Street Price: $501.65 $2,499.00
Date Available: 2014-09-15 2020-08-31
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.0 oz (765 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 3.7 x 2.8 in.
(121 x 93 x 70 mm)
5.4 x 3.8 x 3.5 in.
(138 x 98 x 88 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 20.1
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.29 microns 6.58 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Optional Fixed
Self-Cleaning: Yes Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: Yes Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 78  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.5  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.0  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,061  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 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)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4368 x 2912 (12.7 MP, 3:2),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) JPEG (EXIF v2.3); HEIF, RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
3840x2160 (60p/​30p/​23.98p)
1920x1080 (120p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p/​23.98p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2) Canon RF
Lens: smc Pentax-DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL Canon RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 24 - 105mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 24 - 105mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 4.38x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/40 (tele) f/4 - f/22; with 9 blades
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 77.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: SAFOX IX i+, TTL phase-matching -11 point (9 cross type focus points in the center) Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Max. 6072 points (selectable); Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye detection, animal detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 3.69 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 3,690,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 102400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: 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 Auto (Ambience priority/White priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten Light, White Fluorescent Light, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/6000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: 77 segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot Real-time metering with image sensor; 384 [24x16] zone Evaluative (AF point-linked), Center-weighted, Partial (center 5.8% of frame), Spot (center 2.9% of frame; AF point-linked spot metering not provided.)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sensitivity Priority, Shutter & Aperture Priority (Tav); Scene: Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Moving Object, Night Scene Portrait, Sunset, Blue Sky, Forest, Night Scene, Night Scene HDR (JPEG only), Night Snap, Food, Pet, Kids, Surf & Snow, Backlight Silhouette, Candlelight, Stage Lighting, Museum; Effect: Faded Color, Clear Tone, Brilliant Color, Unicolor Bold, Vintage Color, Cross Processing, Warm Fade, Tone Expansion, Bold Monochrome, Infrared Filter, Vibrant Color Enhance; Digital filters (capture): Extract Color, Replace Color, Toy Camera, Retro, High Contrast, Shading, Invert Color, Unicolor Bold, Bold Monochrome; HDR: Auto, HDR1, HDR2, HDR3 Custom shooting mode C1, C2, C3; Multiple-exposure; HDR
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2, 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: 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) n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 10.0 m / 32.8 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250s
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) RAW (14 bit); C-RAW; RAW+JPEG; RAW+HEIF; C-RAW+HEIF
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR Via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth or optional wired
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HMDI Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.4  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 20  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 480 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI109 Proprietary LP-E6NH/LP-E6N/LP-E6
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion Rechargeable or BG-E22 battery grip
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6NH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: The K-S1 comes in 3 standard colors: black, blue, and white. In addition, two separate color collections are available; The Fabric Collection, containing 4 unique colors such as cotton beige and tweed gray – and the Night Sky Collection, with 5 more elegant colors like Sunset Orange, Dawn Purple, and Midnight Black.