• APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 32.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Pentax K-S2
  • Canon EOS 90D
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Predecessor:   Canon 80D
80D vs 90D
Successor:    
General
Model Number: K-S2 90D
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $799.95 $1599.00
Street Price: $499.00 $1,249.00
Date Available: 2015-02-15 2019-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 30.3 oz (859 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
42.9 oz (1,216 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6 in.
(122 x 91 x 65 mm)
5.5 x 4.1 x 3.0 in.
(141 x 105 x 77 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 32.5
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 366.6mm2 (23.50mm x 15.60mm) 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.29 microns 3.23 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.6x
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 Yes
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
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)
6960 x 4640 (32.3 MP, 3:2),
4800 x 3200 (15.4 MP, 3:2),
3472 x 2320 (8.1 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1600 (3.8 MP, 3:2),
6160 x 4640 (28.6 MP, 4:3),
4256 x 3200 (13.6 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 2320 (7.1 MP, Other),
2112 x 1600 (3.4 MP, Other),
6960 x 3904 (27.2 MP, 16:9),
4800 x 2688 (12.9 MP, Other),
3472 x 1952 (6.8 MP, 16:9),
2400 x 1344 (3.2 MP, Other),
4640 x 4640 (21.5 MP, 1:1),
3200 x 3200 (10.2 MP, 1:1),
2320 x 2320 (5.4 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1600 (2.6 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.30), 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) JPEG (EXIF 2.31), 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.2 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p)
3840x2160 (30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1280x720 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p)
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV (Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC)
Composite Video Out: No 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/KAF2/3) Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: smc Pentax-D AL 18-50mm f/4-5.6 DC WR RE; 11 elements in 8 groups Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 27 - 75mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 50mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 2.78x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/4 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/32 (tele) f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 67.0mm
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 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 45-points, up to 45 cross-type (f/5.6), 1 dual-cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6), 27 support f/8 (9 cross-type); Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, ~0.95x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.63x 0.59x
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: 921,600 dots (230,400 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: Yes Yes
Selfie Screen: Yes Yes
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 51200 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps) Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 51200
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 (with White or Ambience Priority), Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Kelvin 2,500K - 10,000K
Shutter Speed Range: 1/6000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: 77 segment Multi, Center-weighted, Spot 220K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor: 216-zone Evaluative (linked to all AF points), Center-weighted, Partial (6.5%), Spot (2.0%); 384 zones in Live View mode
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 Creative Auto, Scene (Portrait, Landscape, Close-up, Sports, Group Photo, Panning, Food, Kids, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Handheld Night Scene, HDR Backlight Control), 2 Custom User Settings, Creative Filters (Fish-eye, Water-painting, Grainy Black and White, Soft Focus, Toy Camera, Miniature, HDR Art (Standard/Vivid/Bold/Embossed)
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
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, Manual flash, Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 12.0 m / 39.4 ft. 12.0 m / 39.4 ft.
Flash Range Description: GN=12 (m, ISO 100); range depends on lens aperture 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
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
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 Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.PEF, .DNG) 14-bit .CR3 RAW, C-RAW, RAW+JPEG, C-RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV) MOV (Video: H.264 All-I, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM), MP4 (Video: H.264 IPB/IPB Light, Audio: AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional IR or Wi-Fi Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HMDI Mini (Type-C) HDMI, Micro-B USB 2.0, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, 3.5mm Headphone Jack, Wired Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.35 <0.3
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): 0.35 0.31
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.2 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 28 57
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.2 10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 9 27
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.2 10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 6 26
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.12 seconds 0.13 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 0.056 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.098 seconds 0.080 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.15 seconds 0.16 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.077 seconds 0.057 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Default EFCS mode used. Electronic shutter mode: Full AF lag = 0.231s, Manual focus lag = 0.079s, Prefocused lag = 0.056s
Startup Time: 1.0 seconds 0.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.2 seconds 0.2 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 2.3 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   450 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 410 shots 1300 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary D-LI109 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6N or LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary D-LI109 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N 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 Camera Utility 5 Software CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 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.