• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax K-S1
  • Fujifilm X-A2
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Predecessor:   Fujifilm X-A1
X-A1 vs X-A2
Successor:   Fujifilm X-A3
X-A2 vs X-A3
General
Model Number: K-S1 X-A2
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $799.95 $549.95
Street Price: $501.65 $549.95
Date Available: 2014-09-15 2015-02-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 27.0 oz (765 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
19.9 oz (564 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 3.7 x 2.8 in.
(121 x 93 x 70 mm)
4.6 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(117 x 67 x 40 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 16.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 368.16mm2 (23.60mm x 15.60mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.29 microns 4.82 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
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 No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
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)
4896 x 3264 (16.0 MP, 3:2),
4896 x 2760 (13.5 MP, Other),
3264 x 3264 (10.7 MP, 1:1),
3456 x 2304 (8.0 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 1944 (6.7 MP, 16:9),
2304 x 2304 (5.3 MP, 1:1),
2496 x 1664 (4.2 MP, 3:2),
2496 x 1408 (3.5 MP, Other),
1664 x 1664 (2.8 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) JPEG (Exif Ver 2.3), .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 5.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
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) Fujifilm X
Lens: smc Pentax-DA L 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AL FUJINON XC 16-50mm f/3.5-5.6 OIS II; 12 all glass elements in 10 groups including 3 aspherical elements and 1 ED element; 7 round-edged aperture blades
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 83mm 24 - 76mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 55mm 16 - 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.06x 3.13x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/40 (tele) f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 25 cm to Infinity
9.8 in to Infinity
15 cm to Infinity
5.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 52.0mm 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
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) Contrast Detection: Area (49 areas in 7 x 7 grid), Multi; Changeable size of AF frame; Single AF, Eye Detection, Continuous AF, Tracking AF, Manual Focus
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter  
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.95x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 920,000 dots (307,000 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) 200-6400, Extended output sensitivity equivalent ISO 100, 12800 and 25600; AUTO(400), AUTO(800), AUTO(1600), AUTO(3200), AUTO(6400)
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 Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/6000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: 77 segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot TTL 256-zones metering: Multi, Spot, Average
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 Scene: Portrait Enhancer, Landscape, Sports, Night; Film Simulation (Velvia, ASTIA, PROVIA, Sepia, Classic Chrome and Black & White); Dynamic range setting AUTO (100-400%), 100%, 200%, 400%; Multiple Exposure; 8 Advanced Filters (Toy Camera, Miniature, Dynamic Tone, Pop Color, Soft Focus, High Key, Low Key and Partial Color)
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
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) Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchr, Rear-curtain Synchro, Commander; Red-eye reduction available
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 10.0 m / 32.8 ft. 5.0 m / 16.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens GN=7m (ISO 200)
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/180s (1/160s in S or M mode)
Flash Exposure Compensation: -2 to +1 EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory: UHS-I compliant  
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) .RAF RAW (ISO 200-6400), RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) H.264 (MOV) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR Optional RR-90 wired remote
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HMDI Mini (Type C) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.84
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):   0.81
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.4 5.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 20 16
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   12
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.5
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   11
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.36 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.082 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.47 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   1.0 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   3.5 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   410 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 480 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI109 Proprietary NP-W126
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-W126 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM Fujifilm CD-ROM (Viewer software, RAW File Converter, etc.)
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
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. Available in back & silver, white & silver or brown & silver.