Camera Sensor Reviews

The DXOMARK Sensor evaluation measures the image quality of camera sensors that can record images in RAW format, and all analysis is undertaken before the demosaicing or JPG processing. Read how cameras from all major manufacturers perform and rank, and compare them with others.

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Nikon Z7 II Sensor review: Nikon’s best mirrorless camera to date


The Z7 II is the first update to the Z7, Nikon’s first high-resolution full-frame mirrorless camera launched in 2018. While looking very similar externally to the original Z7, the mark II retains all the headline ...

Leica SL2-S Sensor review: Optimized for low light


The Leica SL2-S is the new lower-res, more video-oriented version of the SL2. Instead of that camera’s 47 MP sensor, the SL2-S has a newly-developed BSI CMOS full-frame sensor with an effective pixel count of ...

Sony A7S III Sensor review: Low-light specialist


The Sony A7S III is the latest iteration of Sony’s full-frame video and stills hybrid mirrorless cameras, based on the A7 series bodies and tech. As the most video-centric of the series, the camera features ...

Sony A7C Sensor review: Full-frame goodness in a compact body


Although already handily compact, Sony’s full-frame A7 series cameras followed the established wisdom of aping the design and layout of the DSLR — that is, until now. The Sony A7C breaks with tradition and shoehorns ...

Canon EOS R5 Sensor review: A high water mark


Announced at the same time as the Canon EOS R6, the pro-oriented Canon EOS R5 is the current top-of-range model in Canon’s mirrorless EOS R system. As a second-generation model from Canon, the EOS R5 offers ...


Canon EOS R6 Sensor review: Enthusiast mirrorless


Announced alongside the pro-oriented Canon EOS R5 in the summer, the Canon EOS R6 is a more affordable mid-range model aimed at enthusiasts looking to get into the Canon EOS R mirrorless system. Like the ...

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Sensor review


Please Note: A previous version of this review, published June 19, 2020, contained erroneous test data that affected the scoring. This new version of the review contains the correct data and scores. We regret any ...

Sony a9 II sensor review


The Sony a9 II is an updated version of the original a9, which was the first flagship in the series sitting above the a7 line. Like the original, the new model is aimed at the ...

Sony A6600 sensor review


The Sony A6600 is the follow-up to the A6500, and is now the premium camera in the company’s range of rangefinder-style, mirrorless interchangeable-lens models that feature an APS-C sensor. Like its forerunner, the new model ...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII sensor review


Models in the popular Sony Cyber-shot RX100 compact camera line share a similar body design and a 20MP 1-inch type sensor; they differ mainly by lens choice. As the seventh iteration (or eighth, if you ...

Canon EOS RP sensor review


The Canon EOS RP is the second full-frame mirrorless camera after the EOS R to feature the company’s RF mount, and while it is one of the least expensive current generation full-frame mirrorless models available ...

Sony A7R IV sensor review


The Sony A7R IV is the successor to the full-frame 42.4MP A7R III and features a newly-developed 61.2MP BSI-CMOS sensor with a native 100-32,000 ISO range (expandable to 50-102,400). Besides the higher pixel count, the ...

DXOMARK Lens and Sensor now available in Chinese

Launching Sensor and Lens data in Chinese on ...

Leica Q2 sensor review


The Leica Q2 (Type 4889) is the high-resolution update to the Leica Q (Type 116). As such, the Q2 is a full-frame compact camera with a fixed 28mm f/1.7 lens. While the original Leica Q ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R sensor review


The Panasonic Lumix DC-S1R is the company’s high-resolution version of the Lumix DC-S1 full-frame mirrorless camera. It uses the L-mount originally developed by Leica and supports Leica lenses as well as lenses from Sigma and ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 sensor review


The Panasonic Lumix DC-S1 is the company’s first mid-range, full-frame mirrorless camera. It is built around the existing L-mount originally developed by Leica, which is now also supported by Sigma as part of the so-called ...

Sony A6400 sensor review


After some three years since the introduction of the A6300, Sony has launched its follow-up, the A6400. Featuring a familiar rangefinder-style body, the design is mostly unchanged from the earlier model and shares many of ...

Canon EOS R sensor review


Announced a short time after the Nikon Z 6 and Z 7, the Canon EOS R is a mid-range model and the company’s first full-frame mirrorless camera. Moreover, it features the new RF mount, which ...

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