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Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D

Portability
64
Imaging
64
Features
82
Overall
71
Pentax K-S2 front
 
Pentax K200D front
Portability
61
Imaging
50
Features
41
Overall
46

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Key Specs

Pentax K-S2
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 51200
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • No Anti-Alias Filter
  • 1/6000s Max Shutter
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Pentax KAF2 Mount
  • 678g - 123 x 91 x 73mm
  • Announced February 2015
  • Earlier Model is Pentax K-S1
Pentax K200D
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Sensor based Image Stabilization
  • No Video
  • Pentax KAF2 Mount
  • 690g - 134 x 95 x 74mm
  • Revealed September 2008
  • Replaced the Pentax K100D S
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Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Overview

Its time to look closer at the Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D, both Entry-Level DSLR digital cameras and they are both offered by Pentax. There exists a considerable gap between the sensor resolutions of the K-S2 (20MP) and K200D (10MP) but both cameras posses the same sensor sizing (APS-C).

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The K-S2 was launched 6 years after the K200D which is quite a large difference as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras have the same body design (Compact SLR).

Before getting into a complete comparison, here is a quick overview of how the K-S2 matches up versus the K200D in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Pentax K-S2 over the Pentax K200D

 K-S2 K200D 
RevealedFebruary 2015September 2008More modern by 79 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display dimensions3"2.7"Larger display (+0.3")
Display resolution921k230kCrisper display (+691k dot)
Selfie screen Take selfies

Reasons to pick Pentax K200D over the Pentax K-S2

 K200D K-S2 

Common features in the Pentax K-S2 and Pentax K200D

 K-S2 K200D 
Manually focus Dial exact focusing
Touch display Neither contains Touch display

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Physical Comparison

In case you're intending to carry around your camera regularly, you should factor in its weight and measurements. The Pentax K-S2 has got external measurements of 123mm x 91mm x 73mm (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.9") having a weight of 678 grams (1.49 lbs) whilst the Pentax K200D has proportions of 134mm x 95mm x 74mm (5.3" x 3.7" x 2.9") with a weight of 690 grams (1.52 lbs).

Look at the Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D in our newest Camera & Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are using during that time. Below is a front view size comparison of the K-S2 versus the K200D.

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D size comparison

Looking at dimensions and weight, the portability score of the K-S2 and K200D is 64 and 61 respectively.

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D top view buttons comparison

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Sensor Comparison

Normally, it is very tough to visualize the difference between sensor sizes merely by reading technical specs. The image underneath will help provide you a greater sense of the sensor sizing in the K-S2 and K200D.

As you can tell, both of the cameras have the same sensor dimensions but different MP. You can anticipate the Pentax K-S2 to offer you extra detail utilizing its extra 10 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also enable you to crop images a bit more aggressively. The newer K-S2 provides an advantage in sensor technology.

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D sensor size comparison

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Screen and ViewFinder

Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Portrait photography information
Pentax K200D Portrait photography information
78
you can focus manually
MP count good (20MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides face detect focusing
exports RAW files
54
has manual focus
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
doesn't have liveview
MP count low (10MP)
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Street Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Street photography info
Pentax K200D Street photography info
72
screen articulates fully
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
exports RAW files
weather sealing
very good ISO range (51,200)
more heavy than competition (678g)
60
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
environment proofing
no moving screen
more heavy than competition in class (690 grams)
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Sports Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Sports photography features
Pentax K200D Sports photography features
70
max shutter speed is good (1/6,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
MP count good (20 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
weather sealing
has phase detect AF
very slow continuous shooting (5.4 fps)
terrible battery power (410 CIPA)
53
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
environment proofing
supports phase detect AF
doesn't have liveview
low frames per second (3.0 fps)
MP count low (10MP)
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Travel Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Travel photography features
Pentax K200D Travel photography features
65
weather sealing
MP count good (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
display is selfie friendly
terrible battery power (410 CIPA)
more heavy than competition (678g)
47
environment proofing
built-in flash
no Timelapse recording
more heavy than competition in class (690g)
MP count low (10MP)
screen is not selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Landscape photography factors
Pentax K200D Landscape photography factors
77
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Pentax KAF2 mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
MP count good (20MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
does not have anti-alias filter
very good ISO range (51,200)
exports RAW files
weather sealing
terrible battery power (410 per charge)
56
has manual focus
change lenses (Pentax KAF2 mount)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
sensor size is good (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
environment proofing
screen is somewhat small (2.7")
doesn't have liveview
MP count low (10 megapixels)
no Timelapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Pentax K-S2 Vlogging highlights
Pentax K200D Vlogging highlights
71
display is selfie friendly
built in image stabilization (Sensor based)
provides face detect focusing
high res video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
has microphone port
more heavy than competition (678 grams)
9
no video shooting
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Pentax K-S2 vs Pentax K200D Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Pentax K-S2 and Pentax K200D
 Pentax K-S2Pentax K200D
General Information
Make Pentax Pentax
Model type Pentax K-S2 Pentax K200D
Class Entry-Level DSLR Entry-Level DSLR
Announced 2015-02-10 2008-09-01
Body design Compact SLR Compact SLR
Sensor Information
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Sensor type CMOS CCD
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.5 x 15.6mm 23.5 x 15.7mm
Sensor area 366.6mm² 369.0mm²
Sensor resolution 20 megapixel 10 megapixel
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 -
Peak resolution 5472 x 3648 3872 x 2592
Highest native ISO 51200 1600
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW data
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 11 11
Lens
Lens mount type Pentax KAF2 Pentax KAF2
Number of lenses 151 151
Focal length multiplier 1.5 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inches 2.7 inches
Resolution of screen 921 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentamirror)
Viewfinder coverage 100% 96%
Viewfinder magnification 0.64x 0.57x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/6000 secs 1/4000 secs
Continuous shutter speed 5.4fps 3.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 12.00 m (at ISO 100) 13.00 m (at ISO 100)
Flash options Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash on + redeye reduction, slow sync, trailing curtain sync, manual flash Auto, Red-Eye, Slow, Red-Eye Slow, Rear curtain
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Max flash sync - 1/180 secs
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p, 25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (60p, 50p) -
Highest video resolution 1920x1080 None
Video format MPEG-4, H.264 -
Microphone input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS Optional None
Physical
Environmental seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 678g (1.49 pounds) 690g (1.52 pounds)
Physical dimensions 123 x 91 x 73mm (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.9") 134 x 95 x 74mm (5.3" x 3.7" x 2.9")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested 64
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 22.4
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 11.4
DXO Low light rating not tested 561
Other
Battery life 410 photos -
Style of battery Battery Pack -
Battery ID D-LI109 4 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 12 secs) Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/MMC/SDHC card
Storage slots One One
Launch cost $581 $600