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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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 ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 sensor review: Few pixels equals better dynamics?

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With a 24-720mm equivalent zoom and built-in electronic finder housed in a pocket-friendly body, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50 occupies what manufacturers call the “travel zoom” compact category. At first sight these models look promising, ...

Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II sensor review: Stacked to the limit?

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As you might expect, the Sony Cyber-shot RX10 II is the update to the original RX10 introduced in late 2013, and features a new 20-Mpix “stacked” one-inch type BSI-CMOS along with the familiar body ...

Canon PowerShot G3 X sensor review: Solid performer

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Canon’s latest addition to the G-series of premium compacts adds an enormous 25x optical zoom (equivalent to 24-600mm) in front of a one-inch-type 20.2-Mpix back-illuminated CMOS sensor. Read on to find out how well ...

Sony A7R II sensor review: New high water mark in sensor dynamics

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Building on the success of the full-frame 36-Mpix Sony A7R, the recently announced update to that model looks to be one of the most promising cameras of the year. Along with a slight increase ...

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV sensor review: Performance stacked in favor

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As the fourth generation of this popular yet premium-priced series of compacts, the RX100 IV has a new “stacked” one-inch-type 20-Mpix Exmor RS BSI sensor as well as some advanced video features, including UHD ...

Pentax K-3 II sensor review: Reaching for the stars

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Announced earlier in the year, this model is the upgrade to the Pentax K-3 and features the same chassis and casing, 24-Mpix sensor, 27-point AF system, and high 8.3fps continuous shooting as the original, ...

Canon EOS M3 sensor review: Attractive option for existing Canon users?

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Aimed at enthusiasts, Canon’s latest iteration of the mirrorless M-series contains the new 24.2-Mpix APS-CMOS sensor and Hybrid CMOS AF III 49-point AF system found on the EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) and 750D (T6i). ...

Canon PowerShot SX60 HS sensor review: Powerful model with competitive performance

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Announced in late 2014, the SX60 HS features a physically small 1/2/3”-type 16-Mpix CMOS sensor behind an incredible 65x optical zoom — the equivalent of 21-1,365mm — which is both stabilized and equipped with ...

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