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Canon EOS 1200D sensor test: Rebel with a cause?

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With an 18-Mpix CMOS sensor the Canon EOS 1200D, otherwise known as the Rebel T5 in the US and Kiss X70 in Asia, is the latest entry-level model DSLR from the maker. Read on ...

Nikon 1 V3 sensor test: Ahead by design?

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After the initial interest surrounding the original Nikon 1 V1 and the somewhat lackluster follow-up to that in the form of the Nikon 1 V2, the firm has introduced, arguably, the most exciting looking ...

Samyang 24mm F1.4 ED AS UMC (AE) lens test: Best 24mm lens for Nikon full-frame users?

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Following the recent review of the Canon mount model we’ve had the opportunity to test the Nikon mount version of ultra-high speed Samyang 24mm F1.4 prime. Unlike the Canon version this model has a ...

Olympus OM-D E-M10 sensor test: Mini marvel

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Following on from the firm’s hugely popular E-M5 and E-M1 models Olympus has introduced a new ‘entry-level’ model, the E-M10, sharing most of the features of both siblings. Read on to find out how ...

Sony E 55-210mm F4.5-6.3 OSS lens test: Balanced performer

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Recently announced in a black finish, the original chrome-bodied version was the first telephoto zoom for the firm’s NEX mirrorless models and was intended to complement the 18-55mm kit lens.  Read on to find ...

New glass for the Nikon 1 series

Launched alongside the Nikon 1 V3 hybrid camera on the 13th March 2014, the VR 10-30mm f/3.5-5.6 PD-Zoom and VR 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 are two new lenses for the CX-format Nikon 1 series. Boosting the ...

Nikon 1 V3 – Setting new standards for performance

Launched on the 13th March 2014, the Nikon 1 V3 is the new flagship model in Nikon’s ‘pro’ range of mirrorless hybrid cameras. With a new 18.4Mp sensor and impressive performance specs, does the ...

Samsung NX 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 OIS III lens test: Value option?

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Kit lenses aren’t the most exciting models in a maker’s line-up but, with its i-Function feature, this is one of the more interesting and better made of its type. But, how well does it ...

Samyang 24mm F1.4 lens test: Best 24mm lens for Canon full-frame EOS users?

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We’ve had the opportunity to test the new ultra-high speed Samyang 24mm F1.4 prime, and thought we would alter our usual review format to take a look at the best lenses for Canon full-frame ...

Nikon D4s sensor test: Master of Darkness?

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Nikon’s mid-term revision to their flagship full-frame D4 series camera includes an updated 16-Mpix CMOS sensor and the new Expeed 4 processor amongst a raft of other, mostly subtle refinements. Read on to find ...

Sony Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 24-70mm F4 ZA OSS lens test: Good value?

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As the first zoom offered for the new full frame A7r and A7 the mid-range moderate speed Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* 24-70mm f4 is a key lens for Sony. Read on to find out how ...

Best lenses for the 20-MPix Sony Alpha A3000: Primes and Zooms

Continuing our series of lens recommendations for new camera models, we’ve had the opportunity to assess the new entry-level Sony A3000 - the first of a new DSLR form-factor from the firm to adopt ...

RED Epic Dragon test: First camera to break the 100-point DxOMark sensor score barrier!

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The highly configurable RED Epic Dragon is the latest version of the firm’s original Epic-M Digital Still and Motion Camera (DSMC). Although we are more used to analyzing still cameras at DxOMark, we’ve had ...

Leica X Vario sensor test: Formidable low-light performance

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Leica’s latest addition to the range of APS-C X cameras adopts a 16-Mpix sensor and useful 28-70mm equivalent Vario-Elmar zoom. Read on to find out how well it performs. ...

Leica S sensor test: Consummate performer?

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Leica’s re-imagined S medium format camera adopts the 30 x 45mm 37.5-Mpix CCD of the original Leica S2 but adds improved image processing, built-in GPS and a number of other refinements. Read on to ...

Sony Alpha A5000 sensor test: Seriously small, but big on performance?

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With Sony dropping the NEX branding from their mirrorless models, adopting a 20-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor in a small form factor the new Alpha a5000 appears to continue the NEX lineage. Read on to ...

Olympus Stylus 1 sensor test

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Bearing a striking resemblance to the firm’s hugely popular mirrorless OM-D E-M5 the Stylus 1 is in fact a high-end digital compact camera complete with EVF and a high speed constant aperture 28-300mm equivalent ...

Pentax HD DA 20-40mm f2.8-4 ED Limited lens test: Prime performance in a zoom

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When Pentax announced the revised HD Limited primes, the firm also revealed the first HD Limited zoom. Read on to find out how this exciting new addition to the range performs.  ...

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