Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) vs Pentax K-2S Compare

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EOS 1300D is a Beginner DSLR, while the K-2S is categorized as a Amateur DSLR.

EOS 1300D vs K-2S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 vs Pentax K-2S Specs

EOS 1300D

  • Introduced in June 2016
  • Beginner DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 18 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta mirror)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount EF, EF-S
  • WiFi built-in
  • 129.0 x 101.3 x 77.6mm³ (5.1" x 4.0" x 3.1")
  • 485g (15.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for EOS 1300D


  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Amateur DSLR
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (Penta prism)
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount KAF2
  • No WiFi
  • 122.5 x 91 x 72.5mm³ (4.8" x 3.6" x 2.9")
  • 678g (21.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for K-2S

EOS 1300D vs K-2S Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: EOS 1300D an K-2S sensor comparison

EOS 1300D vs K-2S: Viewfinder

The EOS 1300D has an optical viewfinder with penta mirror. It has magnification of 0.50x and covers 95% of view field.

The K-2S has an optical viewfinder with a penta prism. It's magnification is 0.59x covering 100% of view field.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

EOS 1300D (0.50x)

K-2S (0.59x)

Simulated viewfinder of the EOS 1300DSimulated viewfinder of the K-2S

Better choice: Pentax K-2S

Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax K-2S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6 a better choice

EOS 1300D


Larger lens selection (3)22040
Longer battery life (3, photos)500480
Weighs less (2)485g
(15.6 oz.)
(21.9 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the EOS 1300D are the larger selection of lenses, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the K-2S. Another advantage over the K-2S: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The EOS 1300D scores 10 points.

Otherwise why to choose Pentax K-2S

EOS 1300D


Sensor cleaning (3)
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)18.0020.12
Higher speed (4, frames/second)35
Auto Focus points (4)911
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO100 - 51200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4)Penta mirrorPenta prism
Image stabilizer (3)
Articulated monitor (2)
More portable (2)1014cm³
GPS (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the K-2S are built-in automatic sensor cleaning, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Pentax are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the optical image stabilizer, the articulated display and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in GPS.

Yields 33 points for the K-2S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

EOS 1300D


Sensor formatAPS-CAPS-C
Built-in flash
Sensor resolution (MP)0.920.92
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Canon EOS 1300D VS Pentax K-2S Dimensions

Look at front view of the EOS 1300D and K-2S

EOS 1300D und K-2S, front viewEOS 1300D und K-2S, front view

Top view of cameras

EOS 1300D und K-2S, view from aboveEOS 1300D und K-2S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Canon EOS 1300D / Rebel T6

Pentax K-2S


We recommend Pentax K-2S as better choice.

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