Pentax K10D with Samsung GX-1S Comparison

Pentax K10D and Samsung GX-1S Main Features

  • December, 2006
  • January, 2006
  • 10 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 6 MP APS-C CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 200 - 3200 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 3.0 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 142 x 101 x 70 mm, 793g.
  • 125 x 93 x 66 mm, 605g.
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Pentax K10D Scores


Imaging score
49
Features score
44
Value for money score
67
Portability score
72
Overall score
51

Samsung GX-1S Scores


Imaging score
37
Features score
33
Value for money score
55
Portability score
80
Overall score
40

Samsung GX-1S with Pentax K10D Overview


Let's compare Pentax K10D with Samsung GX-1S. These models are included in the Semi-Pro DSLR cameras. Both of these models were released in 2006. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
The sensor resolution of K10D is greater than that of GX-1S. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (GX-1S), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Samsung GX-1S, the maximum ISO is greater by 1600. K10D has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), GX-1S doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 2-inch fixed screen.
Both cameras have a optical (pentaprism) viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Pentax K10D has 3.0 fps continuous shooting. Pentax K10D has 3.0 fps continuous shooting.

General K10D GX-1S
Brand Pentax Samsung
Model K10D GX-1S
Announced December, 2006 January, 2006
Body Type Mid-size SLR Mid-size SLR
Lens
Lens Mount Pentax KAF2 Pentax KAF
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5 1.5
Number of Lenses 150 150
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2" 2"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 210k pixels 210k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (pentaprism) Optical (pentaprism)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 95% 95%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.64 0.64
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Auto Red Eye Auto, On, Off, Red-eye reduction
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C
Sensor Type CCD CCD
Sensor Dimensions 23.5 x 15.7 mm 23.5 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 369.0 mm² 369.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 10 MP 6 MP
Max Image Resolution 3872 x 2592 3008 x 2008
Max Native ISO 1600 3200
Min Native ISO 100 200
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None None
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 1.0 (1.5 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model 4 x AA
Physical
Weight 793 g 605 g
Physical Dimensions 142 x 101 x 70 mm 125 x 93 x 66 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/MMC/SDHC card SD/MMC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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