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 Z 6 sensor review

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The Nikon Z 6 is a mid-range mirrorless model in the company’s new Z series. Besides adopting the latest full-frame 24.5 MP BSI-CMOS sensor, the Nikon Z 6 hosts a wide range of features, including ...

Things are heating up in the full-frame mirrorless camera market

Sony launched its Alpha 7 series in October 2013, and for the last 5 years, it’s really been the only major player in the full-frame mirrorless camera market. And it has done incredibly well, even claiming the ...

Sony RX0 sensor review: Tiny and clever

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Sony announced the RX0 in August 2017, and although many people assume it’s an action camera, it’s a bit more than that. It may have the rugged body that we expect from an action cam such ...

Canon EOS 2000D sensor review: A step up from the 1300D

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The Canon EOS 2000D was introduced in February 2018 as the replacement for the EOS 1300D. Known as the EOS Rebel T7 in the US, the 2000D is very similar to the camera it replaces (a.k.a. ...

Canon EOS 4000D sensor review: Temptingly affordable

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Announced a little over 4 months ago, the Canon EOS 4000D (Rebel T6 in North America) is the Japanese manufacturer’s latest temptingly affordable, compact and super-lightweight DSLR. It has an 18MP CMOS sensor, and uses Canon’s ...

Canon EOS 77D sensor review: The boosted Rebel

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As the market for digital cameras erodes from the bottom up, major manufacturers are increasingly resorting to a more granular lineup. The Canon EOS 77D is a case in point, positioning itself in between the ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70: Pocket power

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Panasonic has to some degree been the pioneer of the superzoom compact camera, with a string of pocket-sized models featuring incredible optical zoom capabilities dating back over 10 years now. The Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS70 (ZS70) ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-GX800 sensor review: A mini-GH4

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Although it’s aimed at novice photographers and “selfie-takers”, the Lumix GX800 has the same sensor as the immensely popular Panasonic Lumix GH4 (announced in February 2014). This means the GX800’s Micro Four Thirds (MFT)-type digital ...

Sony A7 III: Low-light performer

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After the ground-breaking A9 and the eagerly anticipated A7R III, Sony has lifted the lid on the A7 III. At $2,000, the Sony A7 III is a much more accessibly-priced model, built around a 5-axis, ...

Canon EOS M100: Small size, big punch

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Announced in August 2017, the EOS M100 is Canon’s latest mirrorless hybrid, interchangeable-lens camera. Aimed at entry-level photographers stepping up from a compact or smartphone, the EOS M100 offers a small and simplified design. Built ...

Leica M10: A classic reinvented

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Leica M cameras boast a long and prestigious heritage, with the first analog M model dating back to 1954. The M8 was the first digital option unveiled in 2006, and Leica has experimented with different ...

Sony A7R III sensor review: The Nikon D850 meets its mirrorless match

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The first cameras in Sony’s Alpha 7-series of mirrorless full-frame cameras were announced in October 2013 and are credited with bringing compact system cameras (CSCs) to the attention of professional photographers. Since then, they’ve proven ...

Pentax 645Z: A great choice for medium-format shooters

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Announced in April 2014 as the replacement to the 40-million-pixel Pentax 645D, the Pentax 645Z is a medium-format DSLR with a Sony sensor that measures 43.8 x 32.8mm. With 51.4 million effective pixels, the CMOS ...

DJI Zenmuse X7: DJI’s best sensor so far

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Announced on October 17, 2017, for use with the DJI Inspire 2 drone, the Zenmuse X7 is the first APS-C format drone camera from DJI. When capturing stills, the Zenmuse X7 uses the full imaging area ...

Hasselblad X1D-50c Sensor Review: Best commercially-available medium-format sensor

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Hasselblad — the legendary manufacturer famed for supplying the camera that documented the Apollo moon landing missions — is renowned for high-end, expensive, medium-format cameras. But in a sign of shifting times, the iconic Swedish ...

Canon EOS 200D Sensor Review: A step up from the 100D

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Launched in June 2017, the Canon EOS 200D is an APS-C format DSLR aimed at novice photographers who want a few more features than the Canon 1300D provides. Billed as the world’s smallest, lightest DSLR ...

Nikon D850 Sensor Review: First DSLR to hit 100 points

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Nikon has been something of a trailblazer in super-high-resolution DSLRs, chucking a metaphorical hand grenade into the market in 2012 with the launch of the 36.3Mp Nikon D800. Since then, plenty of others have caught ...

Canon EOS 6D Mark II Sensor Review: Great color and ISO performance

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Launched in June 2017, the EOS 6D Mark II is Canon’s latest semi-pro DSLR, aimed at enthusiasts looking to dip their toes in to full-frame photography, or pros after a more affordable second body. Five years ...

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