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Model Name: Samsung GX-20 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: GX-20
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $1399.95
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 25.2 oz (714 g)
Size: 5.6 x 4.0 x 2.8 in.
(142 x 102 x 70 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 14.6
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.07 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Built-in image stabilization: Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4672 x 3104 (14.5 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2592 (10.0 MP, Other),
3008 x 2000 (6.0 MP, 3:2),
1824 x 1216 (2.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), RAW (.PEF, .DNG), 14-bit
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Pentax K (KA/KAF/KAF2)
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 11-point TTL phase-matching (SAFOX VIII)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: SLR type; eye-level pentaprism
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 32.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (expanded)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent (W, D, N), Flash, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: TTL open-aperture: 16-segment, Center-weighted, Spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sensitivity Priority, Shutter and Aperture Priority
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: On, Redeye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync + Redeye, Trailing Curtain Sync, Wireless
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: Depends on lens
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, X-Sync Socket
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.PEF, .DNG), 14-bit
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired or IR
Connections (extended): DC input, wired remote
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
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Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 0
Software
Included Software:  
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
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