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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Sony SLT Alpha 68 sensor review: Incremental advances over the high-end Alpha 65

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Although the firm’s mirrorless models are popular, Sony hasn’t given up on its SLT - translucent mirror cameras. Introduced late last year, the SLT Alpha 68 adopts a 24-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor sitting behind a ...

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX10 III sensor review: Family perks

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Sony’s latest iteration of the RX10 is much more than a simple update. While it includes the same Bionz X level processor and what looks on paper at least to be the same or ...

Panasonic Lumix GX80/GX85 sensor review: Diminutive design

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Panasonic’s latest small and compact GX80/85 mirrorless hybrid boasts 4K video and a 16Mp MFT sensor with the OLPF removed. ...

Canon EOS-1D X Mark II sensor review: New class leader

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With an all-new 20.2-Mpix full-frame CMOS sensor featuring dual DIGIC 6 processors, a native ISO range up to 51,200, and continuous shooting at up to 14fps, the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is the latest ...

Sony A6300 sensor review: Sony’s best APS-C sensor to date

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As the current flagship model in the range of Sony’s APS-C format mirrorless cameras, the Sony A6300 is fitted with a newly-developed 24-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor and BIONZ XTM processor. With a native ISO ...

Nikon D500 sensor review: Performance redefined

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With an all-new 20.9-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor achieving a native ISO up to 51200, and capable of 10 fps in RAW with a 200-shot buffer, the D500 is the latest semipro-oriented crop camera model from ...

Canon EOS 80D sensor review: Dynamic performer

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With an all-new 24.2Mpix APS CMOS sensor, a 45-point all cross-type viewfinder for stills, and a Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for live view or when recording video, the Canon EOS 80D is the ...

Nikon D5 sensor review: A worthy successor

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As the eagerly-awaited successor to the 16-Mpix D4s, the new Nikon D5 boasts an all-new 20.8-Mpix full-frame CMOS sensor with ISO up to 3.28M (yes, million), 12 fps continuous shooting, a new 153-point AF ...

Ricoh GR II sensor review: Modest update

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As a high-end compact with the focus on portability and high image quality, the original Ricoh GR was a highly-regarded model. Adding Wi-Fi connectivity, improved buffering, and extended battery life to the original’s GR ...

Canon PowerShot G9 X sensor review: Attractive all-rounder

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Canon’s G series of enthusiast compacts are some of the best-known and most enduring range of digital cameras, though inevitably over the years they’ve undergone some fundamental changes. — Not the least is the ...

Leica SL sensor review: Best-performing Leica to date

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The Leica SL was predicted in some quarters but was a surprise for others. As a mirrorless camera, it marks a move away for the company from the use of the rangefinder or an ...

EOS M10 Review: Updated mid-range Canon hybrid

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Launched in October 2015, the Canon EOS M10 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera (hybrid) featuring an 18Mp APS-C sensor. Replacing its predecessor, the EOS M2, the new EOS M10 sits behind the higher-resolution ...

Leica Q sensor review: Leica’s best low-light camera

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The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for a new full-frame 24-Mpix CMOS sensor, and features the highest-resolution ...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II sensor review: Take two

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The Sony RX1R II is the successor to the popular RX1 and RX1R premium compacts. It inherits the same 35mm f2 Zeiss Sonnar lens, but features the 42-Mpix sensor of the Sony A7R II ...

Sony A7s II sensor review: Low-light performance redefined

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The new Sony A7S II is the upgrade to the A7S and offers ultra-high sensitivity up to ISO409600 and 5-axis stabilization in what promises to be an impressive available-light camera. In addition, the A7S ...

Olympus OM-D E-M10 II sensor review: Solid performer

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This camera is the follow-up to the EM-10 from 2014 and features a similar 16-Mpix Live MOS sensor, but gains a similar (but not identical) 5-axis body stabilization system that helped make the upper-level ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX8 Review: Top-ranking Four-Thirds sensor

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Launched in July 2015, the $1,198 GX8 is Panasonic’s latest Micro-Four-Thirds mirrorless hybrid camera. Announced as an update to its predecessor, the GX7, the GX8 becomes the highest-resolution Micro-Four-Thirds offering in the Panasonic lineup, ...

Samsung NX500 sensor review: New leader for hybrid APS-C sensor image quality

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Packing a 28.2Mp BSI CMOS sensor, the Samsung NX500 is one of the highest-resolution APS-C hybrids cameras currently available. Wasting no time after posting scores for its sister model, the NX1, our latest review ...

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