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Samsung Camera has entered the DSLR market with the Samsung GX-1S, a six-megapixel model 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.
Developed specifically for use with the Samsung GX-1S is the Schneider D-XENON 18mm~55mm lens. World-renowned Schnieder optics has long been a defining feature of Samsung's high-end digital still camera models, and the GX-1S is no exception.
The Samsung GX-1S includes a high-speed consecutive shooting mode of up to 2.8 frames per second up to eight frames in JPEG shooting and up to five 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. This 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.