For just £20 more than what Canon is charging for their 450D lens kit, you can pick up 2.4 more megapixels, with Samsung’s GX20 Digital SLR.
Priced at £699 for the body plus a 18-55mm lens, it has a whopping amount of megapixels – count ’em, 14.6 of the blighters. It’s the first model from Samsung to be built around its own CMOS sensor, which is apparently 23.5×15.7mm, handy for the 3fps shooting.
Packing an Enhanced Digital Filter and Optical Picture Stabilisation, it has additional shooting features with a one-touch RAW button for switching between Jpeg and RAW capture. If you fancy the latter, the files can be viewed on the 2.7″ TFT LCD and then converted to Jpeg format with the inbuilt converter.
It will be mighty interesting to see how Samsung’s new flagship model can compete with the likes of Canon and Nikon in the D-SLR battle.
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