News from www.dxomark.comhttp://www.dxomark.comen-US 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> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED Preview: Nikkor FX 20mm wide-angle gets a G update http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Nikon-20mm-f-1.8G-ED-Preview-Nikkor-FX-20mm-wide-angle-gets-a-G-update#7077 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/nikon-20mm-f-1.8g-ed-preview-nikkor-fx-20mm-wide-angle-gets-a-g-update/108551-1-eng-US/Nikon-20mm-f-1.8G-ED-Preview-Nikkor-FX-20mm-wide-angle-gets-a-G-update_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Alongside the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D750" target="_blank">D750 Nikon</a> have unveiled a new FX mount wide-angle prime lens for Nikon full frame cameras. The new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Nikon/Nikon-AF-S-NIKKOR-20mm-F18-G-ED" target="_blank">Nikon 20mm f/1.8G ED</a> offers a ‘fast’ f/1.8 maximum aperture, ED and AS glass elements for improved image quality and is suited for those photographers who need to squeeze a bit more into the frame.</p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Samsung NX1 Preview: Samsung up the stakes in the hybrid APS-C game http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Samsung-NX1-Preview-Samsung-up-the-stakes-in-the-hybrid-APS-C-game#7083 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/samsung-nx1-preview-samsung-up-the-stakes-in-the-hybrid-aps-c-game/108591-1-eng-US/Samsung-NX1-Preview-Samsung-up-the-stakes-in-the-hybrid-APS-C-game_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Samsung has unveiled the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Samsung/NX1" target="_blank">Samsung NX1</a> as a new ‘pro’ mirrorless hybrid camera. Featuring a 28.2Mp APS-C BSI CMOS sensor, 4K video capture direct to SD card and 15fps burst shooting with fulltime autofocus, the specs look pretty tasty. Let's see what else the South Korean electronics giant has in store for us with the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Samsung/NX1" target="_blank">NX1</a>.</p> Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:00:01 GMT Nikon D750 Preview: New Nikon 24.3Mp full frame ‘consumer’ DSLR http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Nikon-D750-Preview-New-Nikon-24.3Mp-full-frame-consumer-DSLR#7089 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/nikon-d750-preview-new-nikon-24.3mp-full-frame-consumer-dslr/108623-1-eng-US/Nikon-D750-Preview-New-Nikon-24.3Mp-full-frame-consumer-DSLR_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Nikon have launched a new full frame FX ‘consumer’ DSLR. Representing a new product line, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D750" target="_blank">Nikon D750</a> sits between Nikon’s full frame consumer <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D610" target="_blank">D610</a> and professional <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D810" target="_blank">D810</a> DSLR and shares features and specs from both models. Featuring a ‘newly designed’ 24.3Mp sensor we look ahead to see how it might perform.</p>