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Samsung GX-20

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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Functionality 8
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Audio & image quality 8
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Appearance 9
9.0

Samsung GX-20 Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
29 April 2009
  • Conclusion: Overall, the Samsung GX-20 is well-priced and well-put-together. It is an attractive, solid unit, both in terms of its build as well as its performance, and it is unlikely to disappoint. Highly recommended.
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Expert Review

PhotoRadar
21 July 2008
  • Excerpt: Pentax and Samsung enjoy a 'technology partnership' in the digital SLR market, so it shouldn't be too much of a surprise to discover that there are plenty of similarities between their cameras.
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Overall 9
8.9
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 9
8.5
Performance 9
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Picture quality 9
9.0

Samsung GX-20 Review

What Digital Camera
1 July 2008
  • Summary: The GX-20 can be viewed as the fruit of a successful manufacturing partnership. Samsung’s electronics expertise has been coupled with Pentax’s long-standing photographic heritage to produce a camera that manages to meet a high specification while not breaking the bank.
  • Pros: Sleek design, resolution, noise control, intelligent button layout
  • Cons: Slightly cramped viewfinder, underexposure, LCD screen
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 7
6.7
Picture quality 7
6.7

Samsung GX-20

PC Pro
21 October 2009
  • Conclusion: The GX-20 has some very good features for the technically minded, but it's too expensive
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 8
8.0
Picture quality 6
6.0
Overall quality 8
8.0
Photo quality - landscapes 8
8.0
Photo quality - macro 6
6.0
Photo quality - portraits 8
8.0
Photo quality - low light 6
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Photo quality - sports 6
6.0

Samsung GX-20

digicambuyer.co.uk
14 July 2009
  • Conclusion: It's hard to get excited by the GX-20 for two reasons. First, the definitio is average despite those 14 million pixels.
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Overall 8
8.0

Live View needs some Live Aid

Good Gear Guide.au
12 December 2008
  • Summary: This camera feels and sounds like a beast. And it is a beast. It'll produce very good images at a 14.6Mp size, with practically no noise up to ISO 800. However, its Live View feature is worthless.
  • Pros: Huge picture size, no noticeable noise up to ISO 800, solidly constructed, optical image stabilisation
  • Cons: Live View is implemented poorly, no dedicated buttons for ISO or shooting mode, shutter button could be better, loud shutter, slightly soft image quality
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Overall 7
7.0

Samsung GX20 review

ePHOTOzine
20 November 2008
  • Summary: I was surprised by the pictures taken with the GX20 as most of them came out underexposed meaning I had to compensate.
  • Pros: Compatible with Pentax lenses, Good noise control, Good portrait results, Nice build quality, Camera based image stabiliser, Dust alert feature
  • Cons: Colour rendition is off, Underexposing on 75% of shots, Two extra options on the dial are taking the fun away
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 8
7.5
Features 8
7.5
Ease of use 8
7.5
Performance 8
7.5
Picture quality 8
7.5

Expert Review

Digital Camera Magazine
19 September 2008
  • Summary: The tweaks and reworked menus can’t hide the fact that the GX20 is basically the same as the Pentax K20D. But the K20D benefi ts from the Pentax brand cachet and has a couple of useful features missing here, which leaves the GX20 in a kind of no-man’s-land.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 9
9.0

Samsung GX-20

PhotographyBLOG
24 July 2008
  • Summary: At first glance the Samsung GX20 simply looks like an incremental upgrade of the GX10, with relatively few additions on offer apart from the headline-grabbing 14 megapixel resolution. Whilst the increased image size is certainly worthy of attention, Samsung have made a substantial number of improvements underneath the surface that add up to make the GX-20 a really compelling DSLR camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Samsung GX-20 review

TechRadar UK
21 July 2008
  • Summary: Is this tempting Digital SLR worth choosing over the competition?
  • Pros: Strong colours, Easy to use, Robust build, Impressive image quality
  • Cons: Dodgy Lens kit, Limited feature set, Bulky
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