News from www.dxomark.comhttp://www.dxomark.comen-US Tue, 23 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus review: Bigger and better. Apple set gold standard for smartphone image quality http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-review-Bigger-and-better.-Apple-set-gold-standard-for-smartphone-image-quality#7174 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/mobiles/apple-iphone-6-and-6-plus-review-bigger-and-better.-apple-set-gold-standard-for-smartphone-image-quality/109545-1-eng-US/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-review-Bigger-and-better.-Apple-set-gold-standard-for-smartphone-image-quality_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Apple’s iPhone have always done well in our mobile rankings for image quality, and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sound intriguing for their large size and Retina HD displays, and new 8-Mpix sensor which is optically stabilized on the 6 Plus. Read on to see how well the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus perform using our usual industry-standard tests.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon G7 X Preview: Premium compact with a 1” sensor http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-G7-X-Preview-Premium-compact-with-a-1-sensor#7177 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-g7-x-preview-premium-compact-with-a-1-sensor/109569-1-eng-US/Canon-G7-X-Preview-Premium-compact-with-a-1-sensor_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Bolstering its range of high-end compact cameras Canon has announced the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/PowerShot-G7-X" target="_blank">Canon G7 X</a>. The first Canon compact to feature a 1” type sensor, Canon claim this is their most <i>‘powerful pocketable Powershot to date’</i> and boasts a 20.2Mp resolution, bright f/1.8-2.8 lens and customisable lens control ring.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT New full frame and APS-C glass from Sigma http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/New-full-frame-and-APS-C-glass-from-Sigma#7178 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/new-full-frame-and-aps-c-glass-from-sigma/109601-1-eng-US/New-full-frame-and-APS-C-glass-from-Sigma_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Bolstering its range of 3<sup>rd</sup> party optics for both enthusiasts and professionals, Sigma has launched two new superzoom lenses. For enthusiasts the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Sigma/Sigma-18-300mm-F35-63-DC-MACRO-OS-HSM-C-Nikon" target="_blank">18-300mm DC</a> is designed exclusively for APS-C cameras and is available in Sigma, Nikon and Canon mounts, with Sony &amp; Pentax expected to follow soon. The full frame <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Sigma/Sigma-150-600mm-F5-63-DG-OS-HSM-C-Nikon" target="_blank">150-600mm DG</a> comes in 2 versions, which vary in size and build for different markets.</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Leica C sensor review: Small sensor struggles in low light http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Leica-C-sensor-review-Small-sensor-struggles-in-low-light#7136 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/leica-c-sensor-review-small-sensor-struggles-in-low-light/109167-1-eng-US/Leica-C-sensor-review-Small-sensor-struggles-in-low-light_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Aimed at discerning enthusiasts, the diminutive <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Leica/C" target="_blank">Leica C</a> size boasts a stabilized 28-200mm equivalent f2.0-5.9 zoom, 12-Mpix 1/1.7in type back-illuminated MOS sensor and built-in 200k-dot EVF. Read on to find out how this camera performs.</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Preview: Optically improved 400mm super telephoto prime from Canon http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-400mm-f-4-DO-IS-II-USM-Preview-Optically-improved-400mm-super-telephoto-prime-from-Canon#7154 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-ef-400mm-f-4-do-is-ii-usm-preview-optically-improved-400mm-super-telephoto-prime-from-canon/109281-2-eng-US/Canon-EF-400mm-f-4-DO-IS-II-USM-Preview-Optically-improved-400mm-super-telephoto-prime-from-Canon_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has unveiled an updated super telephoto 400mm prime with new lens elements for improved optical performance. Designed for the professional wildlife or sports photographer, or enthusiasts with very deep pockets, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Canon/Canon-EF-400mm-F4-DO-IS-II-USM" target="_blank">Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM</a> costs around $6,900 and weighs in at 2100g.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Preview: ‘Pancake’ wide-angle prime for Canon EF-S http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-S-24mm-f-2.8-STM-Preview-Pancake-wide-angle-prime-for-Canon-EF-S#7156 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-ef-s-24mm-f-2.8-stm-preview-pancake-wide-angle-prime-for-canon-ef-s/109243-1-eng-US/Canon-EF-S-24mm-f-2.8-STM-Preview-Pancake-wide-angle-prime-for-Canon-EF-S_small.jpg"> <p> <p>While probably one of the smallest lenses announced this week at Photokina, if you’re after a lightweight EF-S wide-angle it’ll be big news. Ideal for unobtrusive street shots, landscape shooters wanting to travel light, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Canon/Canon-EF-S-24mm-F28-STM" target="_blank">Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM</a> is the slimmest and lightest EF-S lens available.</p> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Preview: New ‘budget’ standard zoom for Canon full frame http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-24-105mm-f-3.5-5.6-IS-STM-Preview-New-budget-standard-zoom-for-Canon-full-frame#7164 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-ef-24-105mm-f-3.5-5.6-is-stm-preview-new-budget-standard-zoom-for-canon-full-frame/109393-1-eng-US/Canon-EF-24-105mm-f-3.5-5.6-IS-STM-Preview-New-budget-standard-zoom-for-Canon-full-frame_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has announced a new 24-105mm standard zoom lens for its full frame DSLRs. Offering a versatile wide-angle through to short telephoto focal length the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Canon/Canon-EF-24-105mm-F35-56-IS-STM" target="_blank">Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM</a> also features image stabilisation (IS) and a stepping autofocus motor (STM).&nbsp;</p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 sensor review: Ultimate all-in-one? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-FZ1000-sensor-review-Ultimate-all-in-one#7105 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/panasonic-lumix-dmc-fz1000-sensor-review-ultimate-all-in-one/108837-1-eng-US/Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-FZ1000-sensor-review-Ultimate-all-in-one_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Panasonic are no strangers to the bridge-type super-zoom so it comes as little surprise to see this <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Panasonic/Lumix-DMC-FZ1000" target="_blank">new model</a> replete with up-to-the-minute features such as 4K video capture, zebra pattern and focus peaking and WiFi with NFC, along with an impressive 25-400mm equivalent f2.8-4 Leica zoom. However the big news here is the adoption of a 1-inch type sensor to rival Sony’s somewhat niche <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/Cyber-shot-DSC-RX10" target="_blank">Cyber-shot DSC RX10</a>.&nbsp; Read on to find out how well it performs.</p> Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon 7D Mark II Preview: New flagship Canon APS-C DSLR unveiled http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-7D-Mark-II-Preview-New-flagship-Canon-APS-C-DSLR-unveiled#7120 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-7d-mark-ii-preview-new-flagship-canon-aps-c-dslr-unveiled/108913-1-eng-US/Canon-7D-Mark-II-Preview-New-flagship-Canon-APS-C-DSLR-unveiled_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon APS-Cshooters will be pleased to see the announcement of the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-7D-Mark-II" target="_blank">Canon 7D Mark II</a> as their new flagship APS-C DSLR. Whilst the original version pushed many boundaries when launched, 5 years on it’s now looking pretty long in the tooth. So how will the updated 20.2Mp <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-7D-Mark-II" target="_blank">Mark II version</a> compare in today’s dramatically different camera world? Lets find out.</p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Sony A5100 sensor review: Uncompromising performance http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Sony-A5100-sensor-review-Uncompromising-performance#7066 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/sony-a5100-sensor-review-uncompromising-performance/108471-1-eng-US/Sony-A5100-sensor-review-Uncompromising-performance_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Sitting directly above the current entry-level <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/A5000" target="_blank">A5000</a> this new model boasts a similar 24-Mpix Exmor APS-C CMOS sensor with on-chip phase detection pixels covering over 90% of the image frame and Bionz X image processor as the high-end <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/A6000" target="_blank">A6000</a> model. It also has a tilting 3-in touchscreen LCD and WiFi with NFC. Read on to find out how this new model performs.</p>