Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II vs Pentax K-S2 Comparison

Let’s compare the Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II 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 Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II and Pentax K-S2. While Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II has 35mm sensor, Pentax K-S2 has APS-C sensor and 42.4 has a 42.4 MP and Pentax K-S2 has a 20.1 MP resolution.

  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Pentax K-S2
  Sony Alpha ILCA-A99 II Front Pentax K-S2 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Sony Ricoh
Megapixels 42.4 20.1
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Dslr Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 7952 x 5304 (42.2 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 25600 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 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 TTL Phase-detection AF: Dedicated CCD line sensors: 79 points (15 cross-type points, F2.8- sensitive at the center point); Focal Plane Phase Detection: 399 points (323 selectable points, 79 hybrid-cross auto focus points*) * When Hybrid Phase Detection AF is activated SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching: 11 points (9 cross type focus points in the center)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode AUTO (ISO 100-6400, selectable lower limit and upper limit), ISO 100 - 25600, expandable to ISO 50 - 102400 Auto, 100-51200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/6000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 61 28
AW Buffer Size 25 9
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.0 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots (230,400 px)
Touchscreen No No
Articulating Screen Yes Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes Yes
Selfie Screen Yes Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF: 1.3cm (0.5-inch) 2.4M-dot XGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0 diopter, eyepoint 23mm from the eyepiece lens/18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1 m-1 (CIPA standard), 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 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p) 1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV)
Memory Card Type MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/180
Internal connections Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI (can output up to 4K/30p 8-bit 4:2:2) ; Microphone and Headphone jacks, DC input terminal 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) 390 shots 410 shots
Battery Types NP-FM500H Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 29.9 oz (849 g) 30.3 oz (859 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in. (143 x 104 x 76 mm) 4.8 x 3.6 x 2.6 in. (122 x 91 x 65 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-11-30 2015-02-15