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Canon M50 Mark II vs Pentax K-S1

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Pentax K-S1 are two digital cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in October 2020 and August 2014. The M50 Mark II is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, while the K-S1 is a DSLR. Both cameras are equipped with an APS-C sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 24 megapixels, whereas the Pentax provides 20 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon M50 Mark II versus Pentax K-S1
Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
Canon EF-M mount lenses Pentax K mount lenses
24 MP, APS-C Sensor 20 MP, APS-C Sensor
4K/24p Video 1080/30p Video
ISO 100-25,600 (100 - 51,200) ISO 100-51,200
Electronic viewfinder (2360k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 3.0 LCD, 921k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
10 shutter flaps per second 5.4 shutter flaps per second
Lens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
305 shots per battery charge410 shots per battery charge
116 x 88 x 59 mm, 387 g 121 x 93 x 70 mm, 558 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and the Pentax K-S1? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Pentax K-S1 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The M50 Mark II can be obtained in two different colors (black, white), while the K-S1 is available in four color-versions (black, grey, orange, white).

Size Canon M50 Mark II vs Pentax K-S1
Compare M50 Mark II versus K-S1 top
Comparison M50 Mark II or K-S1 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Pentax K-S1 is notably larger (10 percent) than the Canon M50 Mark II. Moreover, the K-S1 is substantially heavier (44 percent) than the M50 Mark II. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the M50 Mark II nor the K-S1 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

Concerning battery life, the M50 Mark II gets 305 shots out of its LP-E12 battery, while the K-S1 can take 410 images on a single charge of its D-LI109 power pack.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 387 g 305 n Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Pentax K-S1 121 mm 93 mm 70 mm 558 g 410 n Aug 2014 749i
3.
 
Canon M200 108 mm 67 mm 35 mm 299 g 315 n Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon 250D 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 449 g 1070 n Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 111 mm 61 mm 46 mm 340 g 230 n Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II 120 mm 70 mm 49 mm 408 g 305 n Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50 116 mm 88 mm 59 mm 390 g 235 n Feb 2018 779i
8.
 
Canon 200D 122 mm 93 mm 70 mm 453 g 650 n Jun 2017 549i
9.
 
Canon M6 112 mm 68 mm 45 mm 390 g 295 n Feb 2017 779i
10.
 
Canon M3 111 mm 68 mm 44 mm 366 g 250 n Feb 2015 679i
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T200 121 mm 84 mm 55 mm 370 g 270 n Jan 2020 699 i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-A7 119 mm 68 mm 41 mm 320 g 440 n Sep 2019 499 i
13.
 
Nikon D5300 125 mm 98 mm 76 mm 480 g 600 n Oct 2013 799i
14.
 
Pentax K-S2 123 mm 91 mm 73 mm 678 g 410 Y Feb 2015 749 i
15.
 
Pentax K-500 130 mm 97 mm 71 mm 646 g 710 n Jun 2013 549i
16.
 
Pentax K-3 131 mm 100 mm 77 mm 800 g 560 Y Oct 2013 1,299i
17.
 
Sony A68 143 mm 104 mm 81 mm 610 g 540 n Nov 2015 699i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The M50 Mark II was launched at a somewhat lower price (by 20 percent) than the K-S1, which makes it more attractive for photographers on a tight budget. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature an APS-C sensor, but their sensors differ slightly in size. The sensor area in the K-S1 is 11 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have format factors, respectively, of 1.6 (M50 Mark II) and 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Technology-wise, both cameras are equipped with CMOS (Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor) sensors.

Canon M50 Mark II and Pentax K-S1 sensor measures

Despite having a smaller sensor, the Canon M50 Mark II offers a higher resolution of 24 megapixels, compared with 20 MP of the Pentax K-S1. This megapixels advantage comes at the cost of a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 3.72μm versus 4.28μm for the K-S1). However, it should be noted that the M50 Mark II is much more recent (by 6 years and 1 month) than the K-S1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that make it possible to gather light more efficiently. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the K-S1 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon M50 Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the M50 Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Pentax K-S1 are 27.4 x 18.2 inches or 69.5 x 46.3 cm for good quality, 21.9 x 14.6 inches or 55.6 x 37.1 cm for very good quality, and 18.2 x 12.2 inches or 46.3 x 30.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The M50 Mark II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 25600, which can be extended to ISO 100-51200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Pentax K-S1 are ISO 100 to ISO 51200 (no boost).

M50 Mark II versus K-S1 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p........
2.
 
Pentax K-S1 APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/30p23.513.0106178
3.
 
Canon M200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004k/25p........
4.
 
Canon 250D APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/25p........
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p........
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II APS-C 32.3 6960 46404K/30p........
7.
 
Canon M50 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/24p........
8.
 
Canon 200D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.4104179
9.
 
Canon M6 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p........
10.
 
Canon M3 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/30p22.811.8116972
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T200 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p........
12.
 
Fujifilm X-A7 APS-C 24.0 6000 40004K/30p........
13.
 
Nikon D5300 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.013.9133883
14.
 
Pentax K-S2 APS-C 20.0 5472 36481080/30p........
15.
 
Pentax K-500 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.713.1108779
16.
 
Pentax K-3 APS-C 24.1 6016 40001080/60i23.713.4121680
17.
 
Sony A68 APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60i24.113.570179

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the M50 Mark II provides a higher video resolution than the K-S1. It can shoot video footage at 4K/24p, while the Pentax is limited to 1080/30p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the M50 Mark II has an electronic viewfinder (2360k dots), while the K-S1 has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The table below summarizes some of the other core capabilities of the Canon M50 Mark II and Pentax K-S1 in connection with corresponding information for a sample of similar cameras.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
2.
 
Pentax K-S1optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/6000s 5.4 Y Y
3.
 
Canon M200none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 6.1 Y n
4.
 
Canon 250Doptical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II2360 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/2000s 30 Y Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIoptional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 14.0 Y n
7.
 
Canon M502360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 10.0 Y n
8.
 
Canon 200Doptical n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
9.
 
Canon M6optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 9.0 Y n
10.
 
Canon M3optional n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T2002360 n 3.5 2780 swivel Y 1/4000s 8.0 Y n
12.
 
Fujifilm X-A7none n 3.5 2760 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
13.
 
Nikon D5300optical n 3.2 1037 swivel n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
14.
 
Pentax K-S2optical n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/6000s 5.4 Y Y
15.
 
Pentax K-500optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/6000s 6.0 Y Y
16.
 
Pentax K-3optical Y 3.2 1037 fixed n 1/8000s 8.3 Y Y
17.
 
Sony A681440 Y 2.7 460 tilting n 1/4000s 8.0 Y Y

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The M50 Mark II has a touchscreen, while the K-S1 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The M50 Mark II has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the K-S1 does not have a selfie-screen.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the M50 Mark II is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Canon M50 Mark II has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

Concerning the storage of imaging data, both the M50 Mark II and the K-S1 write their files to SDXC cards. Both cameras can use UHS-I cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II and Pentax K-S1 and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
2.
 
Pentax K-S1Ystereomono--micro2.0---
3.
 
Canon M200-stereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 250DYstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II-stereomono--micro3.1Y-Y
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark IIYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
7.
 
Canon M50YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y-Y
8.
 
Canon 200DYstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
9.
 
Canon M6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YYY
10.
 
Canon M3YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T200YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
12.
 
Fujifilm X-A7YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y-Y
13.
 
Nikon D5300YstereomonoY-mini2.0Y--
14.
 
Pentax K-S2YmonomonoY-micro2.0YY-
15.
 
Pentax K-500Ymonomono---2.0---
16.
 
Pentax K-3YmonomonoYYmini3.0---
17.
 
Sony A68YstereomonoY-micro2.0---

It is notable that the M50 Mark II has a microphone port, which is missing on the K-S1. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

The M50 Mark II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the K-S1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the K-S1 was succeeded by the Pentax K-S2. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Pentax websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon M50 Mark II and the Pentax K-S1? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Advantages of the Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (24 vs 20MP) with a 10% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/24p vs 1080/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 921k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (10 vs 5.4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 171g or 31 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • More legacy lens friendly: Can take a broad range of non-native lenses via adapters.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced segment (20 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 6 years and 1 month of technical progress since the K-S1 launch.

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Reasons to prefer the Pentax K-S1:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/6000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (410 versus 305) out of a single battery charge.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in August 2014).

If the count of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a measure, the M50 Mark II is the clear winner of the match-up (19 : 6 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

M50 Mark II 19:06 K-S1

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon M50 Mark II and the Pentax K-S1 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the M50 Mark II and the K-S1 in practical situations. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon M50 Mark II.......... Oct 2020 599 i
2.
 
Pentax K-S14/5....4.5/54/5 Aug 2014 749i
3.
 
Canon M200..+79/1004/54/5 Sep 2019 549 i
4.
 
Canon 250D..o79/1004/54/5 Apr 2019 599 i
5.
 
Canon G5 X Mark II4/5+82/100..4/5 Jul 2019 899 i
6.
 
Canon M6 Mark II..+85/1004/54/5 Aug 2019 849 i
7.
 
Canon M50..+79/100..3.5/5 Feb 2018 779i
8.
 
Canon 200D4/5+ +78/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2017 549i
9.
 
Canon M6....80/1004/54/5 Feb 2017 779i
10.
 
Canon M34/5o75/1004.5/54/5 Feb 2015 679i
11.
 
Fujifilm X-T2003.5/5..82/1004/54.5/5 Jan 2020 699 i
12.
 
Fujifilm X-A73/5..81/1004/53.5/5 Sep 2019 499 i
13.
 
Nikon D53004/5+ +79/1004.5/54.5/5 Oct 2013 799i
14.
 
Pentax K-S24.5/5....5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 749 i
15.
 
Pentax K-500......4.5/54.5/5 Jun 2013 549i
16.
 
Pentax K-34/5..83/1005/55/5 Oct 2013 1,299i
17.
 
Sony A683/5....4/54/5 Nov 2015 699i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Canon M50 Mark II vs Pentax K-S1

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens Canon EF-M mount lenses Pentax K mount lenses
    Launch Date October 2020 August 2014
    Launch Price USD 599 USD 749
    Sensor Specs Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 22.3 x 14.9 mm 23.5 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 332.27 mm2 366.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 26.8 mm 28.2 mm
    Crop Factor 1.6x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 24 Megapixels 20 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 pixels 5472 x 3648 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 3.72 μm 4.28 μm
    Pixel Density 7.22 MP/cm2 5.45 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 4K/24p Video 1080/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 51,200 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 51,200 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor DIGIC 8 PRIME MII
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 78
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 23.5
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 13.0
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 1061
    Screen Specs Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.63x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2360k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/4000s 1/6000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 5.4 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic ShutterYESno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inno Intervalometer
    Image StabilizationLens stabilization onlyIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-I UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Canon M50 Mark II Pentax K-S1
    Battery Type LP-E12 D-LI109
    Battery Life (CIPA)305 shots per charge410 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 116 x 88 x 59 mm
    (4.6 x 3.5 x 2.3 in)
    121 x 93 x 70 mm
    (4.8 x 3.7 x 2.8 in)
    Camera Weight 387 g (13.7 oz) 558 g (19.7 oz)

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