News from www.dxomark.comhttp://www.dxomark.comen-US Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon PowerShot G7 X review: Has it got that X-tra something? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-PowerShot-G7-X-review-Has-it-got-that-X-tra-something#7305 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-powershot-g7-x-review-has-it-got-that-x-tra-something/110585-1-eng-US/Canon-PowerShot-G7-X-review-Has-it-got-that-X-tra-something_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Although not the first large sensor compact from the firm, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Canon/PowerShot-G7-X" target="_blank">GX 7</a> is the first Canon compact to debut a 1-inch type sensor to rival the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Sony/Cyber-shot-DSC-RX100-III" target="_blank">Sony Cyber-shot RX100</a> series. This 20Mpix BSI CMOS unit is paired with a fast 24-100mm f1.8-2.8 stabilized zoom and features a Digic 6 level processor, and large 3-inch tilting LCD. Read on to find out how the new 20Mpix sensor performs.</p> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:01 GMT Nikon D750 Sensor Review: Another Nikon sensor in the DxOMark top 10 http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Nikon-D750-Sensor-Review-Another-Nikon-sensor-in-the-DxOMark-top-10#7277 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/nikon-d750-sensor-review-another-nikon-sensor-in-the-dxomark-top-10/110401-2-eng-US/Nikon-D750-Sensor-Review-Another-Nikon-sensor-in-the-DxOMark-top-10_small.jpg"> <p> <p>One of the hottest launches from this year’s Photokina trade show, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D750" target="_blank">Nikon D750</a>, has grabbed the attention of serious amateurs and pros alike. Boasting a newly developed 24.3Mp sensor, expanded ISO sensitivity range and a host of features from their pro DSLRs it looks a mouth-watering prospect. Lets take a look at the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D750" target="_blank">D750 </a>sensor scores and results to see how it stacks up against the full frame competition.</p> Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:00:01 GMT Best lenses for the Nikon D810: Exceptionally high sharpness and detail but no advance over D800E http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Best-lenses-for-the-Nikon-D810-Exceptionally-high-sharpness-and-detail-but-no-advance-over-D800E#7267 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/best-lenses-for-the-nikon-d810-exceptionally-high-sharpness-and-detail-but-no-advance-over-d800e/110301-1-eng-US/Best-lenses-for-the-Nikon-D810-Exceptionally-high-sharpness-and-detail-but-no-advance-over-D800E_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Nikon’s mid-term refresh of the firm’s hugely popular <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D800" target="_blank">D800</a> and <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D800E" target="_blank">D800E</a> models resulted in a single model, the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D810" target="_blank">D810</a>. Like the <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Cameras/Nikon/D800E" target="_blank">D800E</a> it aims to maximize the resolution of the full-frame 36-Mpix CMOS sensor and omits a modified AA filter completely. We’ve analyzed the image quality of over 100 different lenses mounted to the new camera to discover how well this new model performs.</p> Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:01 GMT Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6 IS STM lens review: Can Canon’s budget wide-angle zoom compete with pricier offerings? http://www.dxomark.com/Reviews/Canon-EF-S-10-18mm-f4.5-5.6-IS-STM-lens-review-Can-Canon-s-budget-wide-angle-zoom-compete-with-pricier-offerings#7252 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/reviews/canon-ef-s-10-18mm-f4.5-5.6-is-stm-lens-review-can-canon-s-budget-wide-angle-zoom-compete-with-pricier-offerings/110204-1-eng-US/Canon-EF-S-10-18mm-f4.5-5.6-IS-STM-lens-review-Can-Canon-s-budget-wide-angle-zoom-compete-with-pricier-offerings_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Canon has introduced an accessibly priced stabilized ultra wide-angle zoom complete with a stepper motor that should appeal to stills photographers and budding movie-makers alike.&nbsp; Read on to see how well this new model performs.</p> Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:01 GMT Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus overview: Bigger & Better http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-overview-Bigger-Better#7216 <img src="http://cdn.dxomark.com/var/ezwebin_site/storage/images/mobiles/apple-iphone-6-and-6-plus-overview-bigger-better/110004-1-eng-US/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-overview-Bigger-Better_small.jpg"> <p> <p>Packing a new 8Mp sensor, the recently released iPhone 6 ranks 1<sup>st</sup> for overall image quality in the DxOMark Mobile database.</p><p>As promised in our initial <a href="http://www.dxomark.com/Mobiles/Apple-iPhone-6-and-6-Plus-review-Bigger-and-better.-Apple-set-gold-standard-for-smartphone-image-quality" target="_blank">review</a>, this follow-up article provides further in-depth analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of Apple’s latest device. With head-to-head comparisons with the main Smartphone competition from the Samsung GS5, the Sony Xperia Z3, and the Nokia Lumia 1020, we look in detail at the pros and cons of each device when it comes to photography.&nbsp;</p> 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>