Canon EOS M5 vs Pentax K-S2 Comparison

Let’s compare the Canon EOS M5 vs Pentax K-S2.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS M5 and Pentax K-S2. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Canon EOS M5 has a 24.2 MP and Pentax K-S2 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS M5 Pentax K-S2
  Canon EOS M5 Front Pentax K-S2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Ricoh
Megapixels 24.2 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
AA Filter Fixed Optional
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds 1.0 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 27 28
AW Buffer Size 18 9
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 20.5mm eyepoint, -2.5 to +1.5 diopter
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)) MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/200 1/180
Internal connections Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack Micro (Type D) HMDI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots 410 shots
Battery Types LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens 30.3 oz (859 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm) 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6 in. (122 x 91 x 65 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $579.00 Buy from Amazon for $521.80
Release Date 2016-11-15 2015-02-15