News from www.dxomark.comhttp://www.dxomark.comen-US Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Canon EOS M3 Preview: A revamp for Canon’s mirrorless EOS M3 http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EOS-M3-Preview-A-revamp-for-Canon-s-mirrorless-EOS-M3#7763 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-eos-m3-preview-a-revamp-for-canon-s-mirrorless-eos-m3/113845-1-eng-US/Canon-EOS-M3-Preview-A-revamp-for-Canon-s-mirrorless-EOS-M3_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has announced a third-generation model of its mirrorless hybrid M range, cunningly named the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-M3" target="_blank">EOS M3</a>. Boasting features filtered down from Canon’s new entry-level DLRs, including a 24.2Mp APS-C sensor, together with a redesigned shell for improved handling, has Canon delivered a hybrid camera that will excite enthusiasts?</p> Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Pentax lenses Preview: Three new zooms for the Pentax K mount http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Pentax-lenses-Preview-Three-new-zooms-for-the-Pentax-K-mount#7772 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/pentax-lenses-preview-three-new-zooms-for-the-pentax-k-mount/113901-1-eng-US/Pentax-lenses-Preview-Three-new-zooms-for-the-Pentax-K-mount_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Pentax has unveiled three new weather-resistant zoom lenses for its DSLR K lens mount featuring High Definition (HD) coatings for enhanced image quality. Including a <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Pentax/Pentax-HD-D-FA-Star-70-200mm-F28-ED-DC-AW" target="_blank">70-200mm</a> “pro-grade” telephoto zoom, a <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Pentax/Pentax-HD-D-FA-150-450mm-F45-56-ED-DC-AW" target="_blank">150-450mm</a> super telephoto zoom, and a <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Pentax/Pentax-HD-DA-18-50mm-F4-56-DC-WR-RE" target="_blank">18-50mm</a> standard zoom as the new kit lens for the weather-resistant <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/K-S2" target="_blank">K-S2</a> DSLR, Pentax seems to have all bases covered with its new range of optics.</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Samsung NX500 Preview: The power of the NX1 in the palm of your hand http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Samsung-NX500-Preview-The-power-of-the-NX1-in-the-palm-of-your-hand#7746 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/samsung-nx500-preview-the-power-of-the-nx1-in-the-palm-of-your-hand/113677-1-eng-US/Samsung-NX500-Preview-The-power-of-the-NX1-in-the-palm-of-your-hand_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Samsung’s latest mirrorless hybrid, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Samsung/NX500" target="_blank">NX500</a>, manages to shoehorn many features from the larger <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Samsung/NX1" target="_blank">NX1</a> DSLR style camera into a pocket-sized marvel. Packing a 28Mp APS-C sensor, 4k video capture, and impressive performance stats in an under-$1000 camera, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Samsung/NX500" target="_blank">Samsung NX500</a> looks to be a tasty proposition for hybrid shooting enthusiasts.</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Olympus OM-D E-M5 II Preview: A classic reborn http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Olympus-OM-D-E-M5-II-Preview-A-classic-reborn#7752 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/olympus-om-d-e-m5-ii-preview-a-classic-reborn/113713-1-eng-US/Olympus-OM-D-E-M5-II-Preview-A-classic-reborn_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Olympus has unveiled an updated <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Olympus/OM-D-E-M5-Mark-II" target="_blank">Mark II version</a> of their hugely popular <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Olympus/OM-D-E-M5" target="_blank">OM-D E-M5</a> mirrorless hybrid camera.Continuing to feature a 16Mp Micro-Four-Thirds sensor, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Olympus/OM-D-E-M5-Mark-II" target="_blank">Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II</a> offers enhanced image stabilization, a new 40Mp high-resolution image stitching mode, and the refined build quality of its predecessor — but with enhanced handling capabilities.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Pentax K-S2 Preview: Entry-level Pentax DSLR gets an early update http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Pentax-K-S2-Preview-Entry-level-Pentax-DSLR-gets-an-early-update#7757 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/pentax-k-s2-preview-entry-level-pentax-dslr-gets-an-early-update/113757-1-eng-US/Pentax-K-S2-Preview-Entry-level-Pentax-DSLR-gets-an-early-update_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Just six months after introducing the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/K-S1" target="_blank">K-S1</a>, Pentax has launched an updated model featuring a full weather-resistant shell and thankfully no flashing lights. Positioned as the world’s smallest dustproof and weather-resistant DSLR for outdoor enthusiasts who want to travel light, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Pentax/K-S2" target="_blank">K-S2</a> continues to use the same 20.1Mp APS-C CMOS sensor as its predecessor. Let’s run through the specs to see what else is in store.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Olympus 14-150mm f/4-5.6 II Preview: Updated Olympus lens that promises to do it all http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Olympus-14-150mm-f-4-5.6-II-Preview-Updated-Olympus-lens-that-promises-to-do-it-all#7759 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/olympus-14-150mm-f-4-5.6-ii-preview-updated-olympus-lens-that-promises-to-do-it-all/113789-1-eng-US/Olympus-14-150mm-f-4-5.6-II-Preview-Updated-Olympus-lens-that-promises-to-do-it-all_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Olympus has unveiled anupdated version of its <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Olympus/Olympus-MZUIKO-DIGITAL-ED-14-150mm-F4-56-II" target="_blank">14-150mm</a> super-zoom for OM-D or Pen shooters who want to travel light. Tipping the scales at just 285g, this lightweight and compact all-rounder features a new weatherproof exterior and lens coatings for improved image quality.</p> Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM A Preview: New wide-angle prime for full frame shooters http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Sigma-24mm-f-1.4-DG-HSM-A-Preview-New-wide-angle-prime-for-full-frame-shooters#7761 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/sigma-24mm-f-1.4-dg-hsm-a-preview-new-wide-angle-prime-for-full-frame-shooters/113817-1-eng-US/Sigma-24mm-f-1.4-DG-HSM-A-Preview-New-wide-angle-prime-for-full-frame-shooters_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Japanese lens manufacturer Sigma has announced a new wide-angle prime in its Art line of optics designed to deliver high levels of artistic expression. With full-frame landscape, architectural or astronomical photographers the intended target market, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Sigma/Sigma-24mm-F14-DG-HSM-A-Nikon" target="_blank">Sigma 24mm f/1.4 DG HSM</a> features a fast maximum aperture and HSM autofocus motor, and promises first-class optical performance.</p> Thu, 12 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Preview: World’s widest rectilinear zoom lens announced http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-11-24mm-f-4L-USM-Preview-World-s-widest-rectilinear-zoom-lens-announced#7741 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-ef-11-24mm-f-4l-usm-preview-world-s-widest-rectilinear-zoom-lens-announced/113637-2-eng-US/Canon-EF-11-24mm-f-4L-USM-Preview-World-s-widest-rectilinear-zoom-lens-announced_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon shooters who need to squeeze more into the frame will be licking their lips at the announcement of the world’s widest-angle rectilinear lens. Launched within the Canon L series of professional grade optics, the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Lenses/Canon/Canon-EF-11-24mm-F4L-USM" target="_blank">Canon EF 11-14mm f/4L USM</a> lens is designed with the professional landscape or architectural photographer in mind. Let’s see how it shapes up.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Canon 750D & 760D Preview: Resolution boost for Canon entry-level DSLRs http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-750D-760D-Preview-Resolution-boost-for-Canon-entry-level-DSLRs#7716 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-750d-760d-preview-resolution-boost-for-canon-entry-level-dslrs/113265-1-eng-US/Canon-750D-760D-Preview-Resolution-boost-for-Canon-entry-level-DSLRs_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has expanded its lineup of entry-level DSLRs, adding two new higher-resolution models to its range. The <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-750D" target="_blank">Canon EOS 750D</a> and <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-760D" target="_blank">EOS 760D</a> are both built around a new 24.2Mp APS-C sensor and offer the same set of features in slightly different shells, with one camera body designed with the more experienced photographer in mind. Let's take a closer look at how the two models differ.</p> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 00:00:01 GMT Canon 5DS & 5DS R Preview: 50 not out for Canon’s latest DSLR http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-5DS-5DS-R-Preview-50-not-out-for-Canon-s-latest-DSLR#7705 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-5ds-5ds-r-preview-50-not-out-for-canon-s-latest-dslr/113209-1-eng-US/Canon-5DS-5DS-R-Preview-50-not-out-for-Canon-s-latest-DSLR_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has rocked the camera market unveiling the world’s highest resolution DSLR cameras, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-5DS" target="_blank">5DS</a> and <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-5DS-R" target="_blank">5DS R</a>. With both models packing an incredible 50.6Mp resolution the new <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/EOS-5DS-R" target="_blank">Canon 5DS R</a> also includes a low-pass cancellation filter for even sharper and more detailed images. Is this a game changer for the DSLR market? Let’s get under the hood to find out.</p>