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The Samsung GX-1S is a 6.3-megapixel digital SLR featuring world renowned Schneider optics and a high-resolution 2.5-inch LCD. The interchangeable-lens DSLR was developed jointly with partner Pentax Corporation.
For outstanding image quality, the GX-1S features high-precision, 16-segment multi-pattern metering to assure accurate light measurement in addition to center-weighted metering and spot metering for more advanced applications. To provide accurate focusing on a variety of subjects the GX 1S incorporates a sophisticated 11-point AF sensor and a choice of AF single or AF continuous for a wide variety of options. For further image control, users can chose from several White Balance settings and a variety of automatic shooting modes such as Portrait, Landscape, Moving Object, Macro, and more.
World-renowned Schnieder optics have long been a defining feature of Samsung's high-end digital still camera models, and the GX-1S is no exception. The GX-1S can be used with many Pentax DSLR lens and KAF2 and KAF mount lenses.
The Samsung GX-1S includes a high-speed consecutive shooting mode of up to 2.8 frames per second for up to 8 frames in JPEG shooting and up to 5 frames per second when shooting in RAW mode, allowing the user to capture a series of the subject's action or movement.
Designed to enable easy viewing of images in all lighting conditions, the GX 1S features a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor and a bright, high-magnification pentaprism viewfinder offering a 95-percent field view and .95-times magnification.
An ideal solution for picture-taking on the go, the Samsung GX-1S has a compact design measuring 4.9 x 3.6 x 2.6 inches and weighing 17.8 ounces. The user-friendly model takes full advantage of the large LCD monitor with a convenient and informative in-camera guidance system that provides a detailed explanation of shooting, flash modes, and White Balance settings. It can be powered by four AA-size Lithium, Ni-MH, or CR-V3 batteries.
Digimax GX-1S 6.1 mega-pixel Digital SLR (w/ D-Xenon 18 55mm lens), 2.5" Color TFT LCD, Convenient Top LCD Information Display, Bright Pentaprism Viewfinder, 11-point Stadimeter Auto Focus Feature, 16-split Photmetry System, Continuous Shooting of 2.8 Pic