News from www.dxomark.comhttp://www.dxomark.comen-US Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A Canon lens review: Art for Art’s sake? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Sigma-50mm-F1.4-DG-HSM-A-Canon-lens-review-Art-for-Art-s-sake#6471 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/sigma-50mm-f1.4-dg-hsm-a-canon-lens-review-art-for-art-s-sake/103270-1-eng-US/Sigma-50mm-F1.4-DG-HSM-A-Canon-lens-review-Art-for-Art-s-sake_small.jpg"> <p> <p>After the terrific performance of Sigma’s competitively priced <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Sigma/Sigma-35mm-F14-DG-HSM-A-Canon" target="_blank">35mm f1.4 Art model</a>, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Sigma/Sigma-50mm-F14-DG-HSM-A-Canon" target="_blank">50mm f1.4</a> version is finally here. Read on to find out if it can compare with the best of the best.</p> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Panasonic Leica DG Summilux 15mm F1.7 ASPH lens review: Prime performer http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Panasonic-Leica-DG-Summilux-15mm-F1.7-ASPH-lens-review-Prime-performer#6462 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/panasonic-leica-dg-summilux-15mm-f1.7-asph-lens-review-prime-performer/103188-1-eng-US/Panasonic-Leica-DG-Summilux-15mm-F1.7-ASPH-lens-review-Prime-performer_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Panasonic has introduced a high-speed <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Panasonic/Panasonic-Leica-DG-Summilux-15mm-F17-ASPH" target="_blank">Leica 15mm (30mm equivalent) f1.7</a> for everyday use. Read on to find out how well it performs.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon PowerShot G1X II sensor review: Strong contender? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-PowerShot-G1X-II-sensor-review-Strong-contender#6443 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-powershot-g1x-ii-sensor-review-strong-contender/103018-1-eng-US/Canon-PowerShot-G1X-II-sensor-review-Strong-contender_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has completely revamped their large sensor G1X compact. Read on to find out if this is enough to compete with rival offerings.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Pentax 645Z Preview – Pentax’s ‘affordable’ medium-format digital SLR gets an upgrade http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Pentax-645Z-Preview-Pentax-s-affordable-medium-format-digital-SLR-gets-an-upgrade#6456 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/pentax-645z-preview-pentax-s-affordable-medium-format-digital-slr-gets-an-upgrade/103114-1-eng-US/Pentax-645Z-Preview-Pentax-s-affordable-medium-format-digital-SLR-gets-an-upgrade_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Pentax have launched the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/645Z" target="_blank">645Z </a>medium-format digital SLR, featuring a new 51.4Mp CMOS sensor. Priced at £7,699, including a 55mm f/2.8 lens, it doesn’t cost much more than some pro 35mm DSLRs, but does it offer significant benefits? We preview the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/645Z" target="_blank">Pentax 645Z</a> and look back at Sensor Scores from its predecessor the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/645D" target="_blank">645D</a> to help us decide.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Best Primes on a budget for the Nikon D3300 http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Best-Primes-on-a-budget-for-the-Nikon-D3300#6425 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/best-primes-on-a-budget-for-the-nikon-d3300/102857-1-eng-US/Best-Primes-on-a-budget-for-the-Nikon-D3300_small.jpg"> <p> <p>We’ve tested the new 24-Mpix <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D3300" target="_blank">Nikon D3300</a> with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image quality when paired with the new camera.</p> Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Nikkor AF-S DX 18-300mm f/3.5-6.3G ED VR Preview – A new Super Zoom for Nikon DX Shooters http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Nikkor-AF-S-DX-18-300mm-f-3.5-6.3G-ED-VR-Preview-A-new-Super-Zoom-for-Nikon-DX-Shooters#6424 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/nikkor-af-s-dx-18-300mm-f-3.5-6.3g-ed-vr-preview-a-new-super-zoom-for-nikon-dx-shooters/102825-1-eng-US/Nikkor-AF-S-DX-18-300mm-f-3.5-6.3G-ED-VR-Preview-A-new-Super-Zoom-for-Nikon-DX-Shooters_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Nikon have launched a new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Nikon/Nikon-AF-S-DX-NIKKOR-18-300mm-F35-63G-ED-VR" target="_blank">18-300mm</a> super zoom lens for their DX format Digital SLR cameras. Weighing around 1/3<sup>rd</sup> less than its predecessor and featuring Nikon’s VR, or Vibration Reduction, image stabilising system, could this be the all-in-one lens Nikon DX shooters are looking for?</p> Fri, 11 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Best lenses on a budget for the Nikon D3300: Best Zooms http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Best-lenses-on-a-budget-for-the-Nikon-D3300-Best-Zooms#6405 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/best-lenses-on-a-budget-for-the-nikon-d3300-best-zooms/102699-1-eng-US/Best-lenses-on-a-budget-for-the-Nikon-D3300-Best-Zooms_small.jpg"> <p> <p>We’ve tested the new 24-Mpix <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D3300" target="_blank">Nikon D3300</a> with more than 140 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom models to assess image quality. Read onto find out which of these lenses have the best image quality when paired with the new camera.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 sensor review: Heavyweight contender http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH4-sensor-review-Heavyweight-contender#6374 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/panasonic-lumix-dmc-gh4-sensor-review-heavyweight-contender/102467-1-eng-US/Panasonic-Lumix-DMC-GH4-sensor-review-Heavyweight-contender_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Panasonic GH series of micro four-thirds cameras are some of the best all-round video and stills hybrid solutions currently available. Read on to find out how the new 4K capable Four Thirds sensor in <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Panasonic/Lumix-DMC-GH4" target="_blank">GH4</a> performs.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Sony A7S Preview – A low resolution marvel for low-light & video? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Sony-A7S-Preview-A-low-resolution-marvel-for-low-light-video#6396 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/sony-a7s-preview-a-low-resolution-marvel-for-low-light-video/102589-4-eng-US/Sony-a7S-Preview-A-low-resolution-marvel-for-low-light-video_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Sony has expanded its range of full-frame mirrorless cameras with the launch of the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/A7S" target="_blank">Sony A7S</a>. Joining the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/A7" target="_blank">Sony A7</a> and <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/A7R" target="_blank">A7R</a>, 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.</p> Thu, 10 Apr 2014 00:00:01 GMT Nikon 1 J4 Preview – Nikon overhaul their entry-level mirrorless camera http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Nikon-1-J4-Preview-Nikon-overhaul-their-entry-level-mirrorless-camera#6402 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/nikon-1-j4-preview-nikon-overhaul-their-entry-level-mirrorless-camera/102645-10-eng-US/Nikon-1-J4-Preview-Nikon-overhaul-their-entry-level-mirrorless-camera_small.jpg"> <p> <p>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?</p>