Canon’s latest addition to the G-series of premium compacts adds an enormous 25x optical zoom (equivalent to 24-600mm) in front of a one-inch-type 20.2-Mpix back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Read on to find out how well this new model performs.
Building on the success of the full-frame 36-Mpix Sony A7R, the recently announced update to that model looks to be one of the most promising cameras of the year. Along with a slight increase in pixel count over the original, the sensor in the 42-Mpix A7R II offers BSI architecture and on-chip PDAF with 399 points. Read on to find out how well this new sensor performs.
As the fourth generation of this popular yet premium-priced series of compacts, the RX100 IV has a new “stacked” one-inch-type 20-Mpix Exmor RS BSI sensor as well as some advanced video features, including UHD video and a 960 fps slow-motion recording option. Read on to find out how well the sensor performs in this new upgraded model.
Announced earlier in the year, this model is the upgrade to the Pentax K-3 and features the same chassis and casing, 24-Mpix sensor, 27-point AF system, and high 8.3fps continuous shooting as the original, while adding new Pixel Shift resolution technology and an improved 4.5-stop shake reduction option. Read on to find out how well the sensor in this new upgraded model performs.
In Part 2 of “Best lenses for the EOS 7D Mark II,” we’re looking at the performance of primes on Canon’s flagship APS-C sensor.We’ve analyzed over 300 fixed-focal-length lenses on the EOS 7D Mark II, including own-brand Canon EF and EF-S lenses that are designed specifically for use on the Canon APS-C sensor. Covering a range of third-party alternatives as well, our comprehensive analysis will help you pick out a prime, whatever your photographic needs.
The Micro-Four-Thirds 16-Mpix Panasonic DMC-GM5 is a rangefinder-style mirrorless model with an attractive feature set, including a high-resolution EVF and some advanced video functionality — as well as, of course, access to a large range of native-mount lenses from Panasonic and Olympus, in addition to a growing number from third parties. Our lab tests show that the camera sensor performs very well, but that’s only a part of the imaging chain. How well does this camera perform when coupled with some of the best performing lenses in the range? Read on to find out.
Aimed at enthusiasts, Canon’s latest iteration of the mirrorless M-series contains the new 24.2-Mpix APS-CMOS sensor and Hybrid CMOS AF III 49-point AF system found on the EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) and 750D (T6i). There’s also an articulated touchscreen LCD and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC, but it’s still not officially available in North America. Read on to find out how well this new model’s sensor performs.
Announced in late 2014, the SX60 HS features a physically small 1/2/3”-type 16-Mpix CMOS sensor behind an incredible 65x optical zoom — the equivalent of 21-1,365mm — which is both stabilized and equipped with a sonic-type motor that promises near-silent, high-speed AF. Read on to find out how well the sensor of this intriguing model performs.
Back in 2013, Nikon introduced its first AF super-telephoto with fluorite to reduce the weight while also suppressing color blurring with the 800mm f5.6E FL ED VR. The 400mm f2.8 is the second model in the maker’s super-telephoto lineup to undergo the same treatment. Read on to find out how well this substantially revised lens performs.
Adopting a vividly detailed 5.7-inch Quad HD (1440 pixel) screen together with stereo sound, the water repellent Android based and high-customizable Moto X Style smartphone boasts TurboPower charging tech that’s capable of 10 -hours of battery life in just 15 mins of charging, it’s claimed.
As for imaging process, the Moto X Style offers a 21-Mpix camera with a wide-angle lens, rapid autofocus and low shutter lag, plus a color-balancing built-in flash. In our industry standard photo and video tests, consisting of real world use and stringent lab analysis, this new Moto achieves some highly competitive results, proving that there’s no distinction between style and substance.