Sony has expanded its range of full-frame mirrorless cameras with the launch of the Sony A7S. Joining the Sony A7 and A7R, the new A7S offers a lower resolution 12.2Mp sensor with an ISO 50–409,600 sensitivity range, and breaks boundaries for video with its 4K/30p video footage output.
Hot on the heels of the Nikon 1 V3 launched last month, Nikon have just unveiled a new model in their consumer orientated J range of mirrorless hybrid cameras. With many features from the V3 filtering down to the new Nikon 1 J4, is it a serious contender for the point-and-shoot market?
Sony’s waterproof Xperia Z1 impressed us with its image quality but can this reimagined version, the Xperia Z2, improve enough to challenge the 37-Mpix Nokia Lumia Pureview models and the Apple iPhone 5S? Read on to see how well it fares using our usual industry-standard tests.
One of the four lenses announced at the time of the introduction of the Sony A7 and A7R, this high-grade G-series telephoto zoom looks like a promising addition to the range. Read on to find out how well it performs on the 36-Mpix Sony A7R.
As one of the earlier adopters of the mirrorless design for compact camera bodies, Samsung has amassed a wide range lenses. The stabilized 18-200mm is one of their earlier models but does it have what it takes to compete with rivals? Read on to find out.
Samyang is earning a reputation for good quality yet sensitively priced, high-speed full-frame manual focus primes. Can this new APS-C only 24mm equivalent model offer similar value and optical quality? Read on to find out.
With an 18-Mpix CMOS sensor the Canon EOS 1200D, otherwise known as the Rebel T5 in the US and Kiss X70 in Asia, is the latest entry-level model DSLR from the maker. Read on to find out how this newly updated model performs.
After the initial interest surrounding the original Nikon 1 V1 and the somewhat lackluster follow-up to that in the form of the Nikon 1 V2, the firm has introduced, arguably, the most exciting looking and capable model yet, the Nikon 1 V3. Read on to find out how this reimagined model performs.
Following the recent review of the Canon mount model we’ve had the opportunity to test the Nikon mount version of ultra-high speed Samyang 24mm F1.4 prime. Unlike the Canon version this model has a built-in CPU for full compatibility with the various exposure and metering modes. It also has a fully automatic aperture. Read on to find out how well the Samyang performs in our tests and if that or a rival model is the best choice for Nikon FX users.
Following on from the firm’s hugely popular E-M5 and E-M1 models Olympus has introduced a new ‘entry-level’ model, the E-M10, sharing most of the features of both siblings. Read on to find out how the new model performs.
Recently announced in a black finish, the original chrome-bodied version was the first telephoto zoom for the firm’s NEX mirrorless models and was intended to complement the 18-55mm kit lens. Read on to find out how well it performs.
Launched alongside the Nikon 1 V3 hybrid camera on the 13th March 2014, the VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 are two new lenses for the CX-format Nikon 1 series. Boosting the number of Nikon 1 lenses to 11, the system now boasts lenses covering a focal range of 6.7-300mm, which is equivalent to 18-810mm in 35mm terms.
Launched on the 13th March 2014, the Nikon 1 V3 is the new flagship model in Nikon’s ‘pro’ range of mirrorless hybrid cameras. With a new 18.4Mp sensor and impressive performance specs, does the Nikon 1 V3 justify its €949 price tag to be the mirrorless hybrid Camera serious enthusiasts are looking for? We examine at the specs in more detail to find out.
Kit lenses aren’t the most exciting models in a maker’s line-up but, with its i-Function feature, this is one of the more interesting and better made of its type. But, how well does it perform optically? Read on to find out.
We’ve had the opportunity to test the new ultra-high speed Samyang 24mm F1.4 prime, and thought we would alter our usual review format to take a look at the best lenses for Canon full-frame users. Read on to find out how well the Samyang performs in our tests and if that or a rival model is the best choice.