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Sony A7R II sensor test: 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 test: 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 test: 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 test: 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 test: 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 ...

Canon EOS 750D (Rebel T6i) sensor test: First Canon APS-C format camera to offer 12-stop dynamic range

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Announced alongside the slightly better-equipped EOS 760D (Rebel T6s in the US), the 750D shares many of its sibling’s features, including a new 24.2-Mpix CMOS sensor and hybrid AF system, but it is aimed ...

Canon EOS 760D (Rebel T6s) sensor test: On par with Canon’s high-end APS-C models

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Announced alongside the slightly more accessibly-priced EOS 750D (Rebel T6i in the US), the 760D shares many of its sibling’s features, including a new 24.2-Mpix CMOS sensor, hybrid AF system, improved metering and built ...

Canon 5DS & 5DS R Review: New top-ranking Canon EOS sensor

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Boasting a monster 50.6Mp resolution, the $3699 EOS 5DS and $3899 5DS R (which differs due to its low-pass cancellation filter), become the new top-ranked Canon sensors on our database. With screen and print ...

Nikon 1 J5 sensor test: Performance breakthrough

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The Nikon 1 J5 is the latest iteration of the 1-series mirrorless J-range models aimed at what the maker calls “everyday” users. Read on to find out how well the sensor in this new ...

DxO ONE test: The Science Behind the Score

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DxO, the same company behind DxOMark, has introduced DxO ONE, a new pocket-sized connected camera designed to capture images with a quality and caliber previously unobtainable in a one-inch sensor camera. The DxO ONE ...

Samsung NX1 test: Hail the new king of APS-C hybrids!

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Packing a 28.2Mp APS-C sensor, 4K-video and 15fps burst shooting, the new Samsung NX1 is hot news on the hybrid scene. For a full overview of features and specifications, check out our NX1 Preview. ...

Nikon D7200: The new APS-C champ

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Nikon’s latest flagship DX-format DSLR, the D7200, features a 24.2Mp APS-C image sensor and weather-resistant shell, as well as an improved autofocus and image buffer capabilities. Using the same or similar APS-C sensor previously ...

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Mark II sensor test: New features, but same sensor resolution

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Olympus’s latest mirrorless hybrid offering, the OM-D E-M5 Mark II, is an updated version of their original and hugely successful E-M5. Boasting a new weather-resistant shell and improvements to its handling and performance capabilities, ...

Nikon D5500 sensor test: Low noise and class-leading dynamic range

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Besides being the first Nikon to feature a touchscreen LCD, the mid-range DX format Nikon D5500 is a mostly unremarkable update to the D3300, but as with that model, the performance of the 24-Mpix ...

Olympus PEN Lite (E-PL7) sensor test: Solid perfomer

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The PEN E-PL7 is the latest iteration in the Lite series, replacing the previous EPL5/6 models with a more traditional body, the addition of a control dial, and reverting to a 3:2 aspect ratio ...

Sony A7II sensor test: Mighty mirrorless

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Sony has updated its original A7 full frame mirrorless hybridcamerain the form of the cunningly named Sony A7II. Despite a number of feature and build quality enhancements, this latest incarnation continues to utilise the ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 sensor test: Potent point-and-shoot

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Panasonic’s latest iteration of the LX series premium compact eschews the usual 1/1.7-inch sensor for the larger Micro-Four-Thirds type found the firm’s mirrorless models. It also has a Leica 24-75mm f1.7-2.8 zoom, a traditional ...

Panasonic DMC-GM5 sensor test: Updated model with built-in electronic viewfinder and hotshoe

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The new Panasonic GM5 sits alongside the existing GM1 as Panasonic’s ultra compact hybrid camera and features a 16Mp FourThirds CMOS sensor. The introduction of the GM5 offers consumers a super small hybrid with ...

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