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 demosaicing or JPG processing. Read how cameras from all major manufacturers perform and rank, and compare them with others.

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Sony NEX-6 review – The logical CSC choice?

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Announced in September 2012, the Sony NEX-6 creates a new range in the Sony line-up. It sits between the flagship Sony NEX-7 and the mid-range Sony NEX-5R offering features and performance benefits to beginner ...

Pentax K5- II review: Showing the competition how it’s done

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Pentax’s new version of their very accomplished K-5 model manages to retain the top position in the Semi-Pro DSLR category against some very tough competition. Should we be disappointed that it fails to score ...

Olympus PEN E-PM2 review: Entry-level hybrid gets top-of-the-line sensor

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Introduced in mid September, the Olympus PEN E-PM2 is the second generation of Olympus’ entry-level Micro Four Thirds hybrid camera. It sports a newly updated design with a useful, fixed grip and a touch-screen ...

Olympus Pen E-PL5: Qualities of the OM-D E-M5

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With the Pen E-PL5, Olympus updates its range of micro 4:3 compact hybrids with redesigned ergonomics, upgraded electronics, and especially with the integration of the same 16Mpix LiveMos sensor found in the OM-D E-M5. ...

Canon Powershot S110 review

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Canon’s Powershot S110 in an update on its previous Powershot S100, there are some improvements in the styling and user interface and an increase in the maximum ISO, which should be welcome for users ...

Sony NEX 5-R: A new Sony NEX-5N?

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Announced at IFA 2012, Sony’s NEX-5R  is the third version of its very popular NEX-5 camera. This new model features a 16-megapixel APS-C EXMOR sensor composed of photosites that provide autofocusing by phase detection. ...

Nikon D5200 review: A move up

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The Nikon D5200 refurbishes the D5100 and moves upmarket by adopting a 24Mpix APS-C sensor and some of the elements that have been the joy of photographers equipped with a D7000: a 39-point autofocus ...

Canon EOS-1 DX: The best of Canon’s full-frame sensors

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By replacing two predecessors with the Canon EOS-1D X, its new flagship professional DSLR, Canon hopes to deliver both the top-notch image quality of the studio-oriented Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III and the superfast ...

Nikon 1 J2 review: All Quiet on the Eastern Front

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The Nikon 1 J2 retains many of the same characteristics of its older brother, the J1, including its 1", 10-Mpix CMOS sensor. Other than its new 3", 921,000-point screen, the new version of Nikon’s ...

CANON EOS 650D review: Strictly Status Quo

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Committed to retaining its sales lead in numerous countries, Canon views its new EOS 650D as a strategically important product. What improvements can we see with respect to its sensor, which Canon claims is ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC G5 review: New features and a new sensor

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Panasonic is adding its ninth model to its growing Lumix G-series lineup. In July, the Japanese electronics giant announced the Lumix DMC G5 would replace the Lumix DMC G3. Like its predecessor, the G5 ...

Sony NEX-F3 review

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The NEX-F3 is one of three Sony mirrorless camera models released in 2012, and it’s the company’s eighth since the launch of the NEX line in 2010. The NEX-F3 borrows heavily from higher-end models, ...

Olympus OM-D E-M5: The best of the micro 4:3 cameras

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Olympus caused a sensation when it revived the legendary OM line that had enjoyed its heyday in the silver halide era. The Olympus OM-D E-M5 successfully revisits the OM design in terms of its ...

Nikon D600 sets high bar for sensor image quality

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Nikon’s recently released consumer-oriented full-frame sensor DSLR, the D600, has just gone through DxOMark’s image quality evaluation tests. And the verdict is in: the D600 is an affordable camera that places a high premium ...

Canon refreshes the PowerShot G-series with G15

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Canon updates the high-end two-year-old PowerShot G12 with the PowerShot G15. The latest addition to the PowerShot G-series slims down in size, but increases in performance: including faster and brighter optics and higher Full ...

Pentax K-30 Review

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Much like the K-5 from whom it borrowed all the technical essentials, the Pentax K-30 comes equipped with a 16-Mpix APS-C CMOS-technology sensor that one assumes is of Sony origin. (This is the same ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF5 review

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Panasonic’s sleek and stylish Lumix DMC-GF5 relies on the Micro Four Thirds technology – a technology that includes a 4:3 ratio sensor, and lacks a mirror box and pentaprism – allowing for the camera’s ...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 review

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Sony’s latest expert compact camera, the Cyber-shot DSC-RX100, incorporates a 1-inch sensor that is larger than the 1/1.7" and 2/3" sensors of its competitors. Sony has already surprised us over the past few years ...

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