Amateur Photographer are reporting that Samsung is working on developing a full frame professional digital SLR camera. Canon and Nikon already have full frame imaging sensors in their DSLR line-up and Sony has also announced a full frame prototype in January at the PMA show. If Samsung is to become a serous player in the DSLR market is makes sense follow the big players with a full frame sensor. Samsung has made it clear they have an ongoing relationship with Pentax, which may mean we could see two very similar Samsung and Pentax cameras featuring full frame sensors released around the same time, like we have with the current Pentax K20D and Samsung GX-20 (pictured) cameras. Continue reading
The Samsung GX-20 is a 14.6 (CMOS Sensor) Megapixel Digital SLR camera featuring Optical Image Stabilization, and a 2.7 inch large wide colour TFT LCD (230,000 pixels).
The GX-20 is essentially a Pentax K20D with a slightly different body design and menus and according to Samsung its own JPEG processing.
The Samsung GX-20 also features live view, high dynamic range and pixel mapping, 11 point AF, dust removal system, shoots at 3 fps, and is housed in water and dust resistant casing. Continue reading