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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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


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


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


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


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!


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


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


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 ...

Sony SLT Alpha 99 II sensor review: New super-resolution contender


The Sony SLT A99 II is the Japanese electronic giant’s latest full-frame, DSLR-style, interchangeable-lens camera. Packing a 42Mp backside-illuminated (BSI) CMOS sensor, the A99 II offers a significant jump in resolution over its predecessor ...

Panasonic Lumix ZS60 sensor review: Compact travel zoom with 4K video


If you don’t want the bulk of a bridge camera to take on vacation, a compact travel zoom camera may be the solution. These pocket-sized compacts may be small, but pack plenty of punch, ...

Sony RX100 V sensor review: High-end compact with impressive speed


Around 16 months after the launch of the Mark IV, Sony has released the latest iteration in its RX100 series of high-end compact cameras. The Sony RX100 V features a similar 20.1Mp 1”-type BSI-CMOS ...

DJI Phantom 4 review: Lofty ambitions


Aerial imaging using drones is an increasingly popular means off adding a whole new perspective to your narrative, and your budget doesn’t have to expand to that of the DOD’s to add one to ...

Nikon D3400 sensor review: New class leader


Nikon’s latest entry-level camera is an incremental upgrade to the D3300, using the same or related 24-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor, an EXPEED 4 processor with a new top ISO value of 25600, Full HD ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ330 sensor review: Monster zoom


Panasonic’s upgraded FZ330 bridge camera offers a 24x optical zoom lens with fixed f/2.8 aperture and image quality on par with cameras in its class. ...

Olympus PEN-F Sensor Review: Style and substance


Boasting a new 20.3Mp sensor under the hood, the new PEN-F is Olympus’s highest-resolution hybrid to date. ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100/TZ100 review: Unique package


Following the successful integration of relatively large 1-inch type sensors in compact cameras a couple of years ago, manufacturers are beginning to offer a wider range of models to target certain genres. With a ...

Pentax K-1 sensor review: Full-frame marvel


Pentax’s first foray into the world of full-frame DSLRs arrives in the shape of the 36Mp Pentax K-1. Costing just $1800 and boasting a high-resolution sensor, built-in sensor shift stabilization, and a weather-sealed body, ...

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Sensor Review: Game changer?


Canon’s iconic EOS 5D series of full-frame DSLRs have had wide appeal with both pro and enthusiast photographers, blending great image quality and good features in a more affordable mid-range body design. Boasting a ...

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