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According to Gary Banks, Sales and Marketing Director of Samsung Opto-Electronics UK Ltd, the Pronta 1200 is aimed at style conscious consumers, who want to look good in their pictures and look good when they're taking pictures. "Whilst the camera has extreme styling characteristics, no compromises have been made at the expense of quality. The Pronta's versatile specification and high quality Schneider optics ensure superb results, that will satisfy the most discerning user."
Pronta 1200. The camera features a 38 - 120mm Schneider-Kreuznach varioplan lens f4.8 - 12.4 (six elements, six groups) with a real image zoom viewfinder. The camera also has automatic loading, advance, rewinding and mid-roll rewinding features.
modes on the camera include: auto, portrait zoom, continuous shooting plus bulb
and infinity shooting.
Other features and functions include: active infrared autofocusing with focus lock. Focusing range: Wide (38mm): 0.6m - infinity (2.0 ft. - infinity) and Tele (120mm): 0.8m - infinity (2.6 ft. - infinity); Programmed electronic shutter with a shutter speed of 1/3 - 1/500 sec., 60 - 1 sec. (Bulb) and a Programmed auto exposure control AE coupling range (ISO 200) Wide (38mm): EV 6.0 - 17.0 and Tele (120mm): EV 7.8 - 17.6.
The Pronta 1200 also has a built-in electronic flash with auto, red-eye reduction, fill-in and flash-off modes. Range (ISO 200) - Wide (38mm): 0.6 - 6.5m (2.0 ft. - 21.3 ft.) and Tele (120mm): 0.8 - 3.0m (2.6 - 9.8 ft.) In addition, the camera has a single, double, 2 sec. delayed shutter self-timer, illuminated LCD panel and mode dial with buzzer sound function.
The camera operates on one 3V lithium battery (CR123A or
DL123A) and measures 116.5 (W) x 67 (H) x 45mm (D) and weighs 210 grams.