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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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 ...

Sony a9 sensor review: Game changer?

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  The Sony a9 is the Japanese manufacturer’s latest flagship mirrorless offering, boasting a raft of high-performance features for action photographers. The 24.2Mp stacked CMOS sensor offers up to 20x faster sensor readout times, with ...

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 sensor review: Best performer in the lineup

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The Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5 is the latest in the company’s highly-respected GH-series of still and video hybrid models. Replacing the video enthusiast’s favorite GH4 as the flagship model in the lineup (though the GH4 ...

Canon EOS M6 sensor review: Worthy upgrade

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Five years after their first mirrorless M-series camera, the sixth generation of the Canon M has arrived — the EOS M6. Boasting similar internal specifications to its sister model, the EOS M5, the EOS ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 sensor review: Filmmaker’s choice

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ2000 (also known as the Lumix DMC-FZ2500 in some areas) is a video-oriented super-zoom or bridge camera that uses a 1”-type 20-Mpix MOS sensor and a high-end Leica-branded 24-480mm equivalent, F2.8-4.5 ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 sensor review: High-end compact with 4K video

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The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 is an enthusiast-oriented pocket-sized compact that uses a 1”-type 20-Mpix MOS sensor behind a Leica-branded 24-72mm equivalent, high-speed f/1.4-2.8 stabilized zoom. The camera has a minimalist metal shell — perhaps ...

DxOMark benchmarks for popular drone camera sensors

As drone photography has increased in popularity, manufacturers have responded by creating a wide variety of offerings aimed to satisfy the demand. To help sort through available drones, we have evaluated the quality of ...

Canon G9X Mark II sensor review: 1-inch format compact camera for enthusiasts

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Announced at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas in January, the PowerShot G9 X Mark II is the successor to the original model of the same name introduced in October 2015. Although ...

Canon EOS M5 sensor review: Made for mirrorless

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The EOS M5 is the latest addition to Canon’s expanding range of mirrorless models, and is the most enthusiast-oriented to date. It features a 24MP APS-C-format CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel AF across 80% ...

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II sensor review: New standard

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The Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mk II is the company’s new flagship mirrorless model, sitting above the PENs and is the latest addition to the range. Featuring a newly developed 20.4-MP Live MOS sensor and ...

Nikon D5600 sensor review: Solid performer

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Announced worldwide in November 2016, with an intriguingly belated announcement in the US at CES in January, the mid-level D5600 is the latest addition to the range. While the new model features a similar ...

RED Helium 8K DxOMark Sensor Score: 108 — A new all-time-high score!

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RED’s prototype Helium 8K sensor has shattered our previous top DxOMark sensor score. With a dramatic jump to 108, it leaps past the only other sensor to have broken the 100 barrier – RED’s ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G80/G85 sensor review: Impressive IQ

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After introducing several faux rangefinder models in the form of the svelte GX85, the diminutive GF8, and the high-end GX8, Panasonic has turned its attention to the SLR-style cameras in its lineup and has ...

Sony A6500 sensor review

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Launched just 8 months after its predecessor, the A6300, the Sony A6500 is the third iteration in Sony’s flagship range of mirrorless hybrid cameras featuring an APS-C sensor. Built around the same 24.2Mp APS-C ...

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