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10-18-2008, 03:30 AM   #1
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Samsung GX-20 for A$1199 with kit lens

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Anyone saw this ad and bought one?

Samsung GX20/18-55mmKit - Ted's Camera Stores Australia

10-20-2008, 12:18 PM   #2
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That's a good buy. You get the full version of Silkypix which means your software needs are taken care of too.

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There is an online UK store offering the GX20 with 18-55 Kit lens and 55 - 200 Xenon DA lens for 539 wich is approx $1225aus.
I am assuming the GX20 is the same camera as the K20D would I be right? I might just buy one!
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Yeah they are pretty much the same. The GX20 has a different menu interface and slightly different body. It would be a good buy!

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I have purchased the GX-20 with 18-55mm samsung lens from Tad for only AU$1039.

It's a demo machine on the shell, very happy with it.

that's about AU$300 off from buying K20D

Does anyone know is all the PTTL flashes compatible with it? such as Sigma and Metrz?
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That's cheap! congrats on your new purchase. Do you find the GX-20 is of better built quality as compared with k20D?
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I don't have a K20D so can't compare in details, but try to compare in the store, the look and feel are just the same.

The user menu on samsung is like table format, and I found this is easier to manage compare to K20D.

The Picture Wizard (Custom user manual) is also different. They both come with 6 options, but the samsung doesn't come with B&W mode and give 2 custom options instead.

Overall, I believe the samsung is just the same as K20D, with different user manual and pre-settings.
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can the GX20 do FF/BF adjustments for 20 lenses?

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yes, it does.
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Update. Teds just reduced the price further to $1099.

Now that is tempting!!
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QuoteOriginally posted by mcjm78 Quote
Update. Teds just reduced the price further to $1099.

Now that is tempting!!
It is very tempting indeed - K20D (Body only) $1225 - Best price I can find.

GX-20 (with 18-55 Lens) $1099.

I would dearly love to have the Pentax logo on my camera but $126 gives me a nice deposit towards a new lens. (Might even get a few bucks for the 18-55 on ebay)
May pull the trigger in a couple of weeks.
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Expert infotech now only A$978, what a deal.

::-Expert Infotech-: : Samsung GX20 14MP, 18-55mm Lens Black 1 Year Warranty [GX20] - $978.00

does anybody here got any experience from this store, are they providing good sevice?
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XATN3q - it might be worth your reading this:

watch out for einfotech.com.au! - On the internet

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whoops, thanks Neil for the info, that will save me a lot of time and money
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QuoteOriginally posted by zenkinsw Quote
I don't have a K20D so can't compare in details, but try to compare in the store, the look and feel are just the same.

The user menu on samsung is like table format, and I found this is easier to manage compare to K20D.

The Picture Wizard (Custom user manual) is also different. They both come with 6 options, but the samsung doesn't come with B&W mode and give 2 custom options instead.

Overall, I believe the samsung is just the same as K20D, with different user manual and pre-settings.
You forgot to add no pseudo movie mode, and no Dynamic Range option either. I prefer the menus on the Sammy too.
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