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Latest results for Zeiss lenses

Carl Zeiss is one of those almost mythical lens makers. Focusing on quality, its lenses almost always rely on complex optical formulas. Their price reflects this involvement in quality, and logically Zeiss lenses are ...

Zeiss lenses: Is high-end always the better choice?

The study of this group of 14 Zeiss lenses is interesting in many aspects. One of the questions arising after such an analysis is more than obvious: is high-end always the best choice?Zeiss is ...

Canon EOS 600D in depth review

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The EOS 600D looks much like the EOS 550D, which, however, it does not replace. Both bodies will remain in Canon’s lineup. The 600D utilizes most of the 550D’s hardware features, including its 18-megapixel ...

Canon EOS 1100D, DxOMark review for the new Canon entry-level body

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The EOS 1100D (Rebel T3) replaces the EOS 1000 as Canon’s entry-level body. It combines a 12-megapixel sensor, Canon’s 9-point AF engine coupled to the 63-zone metering system introduced by the EOS7D, and of ...

Panasonic DMC-GF2: Anything new?

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The recently-launched GF2 succeeds the very popular GF1 launched more than a year ago. From the outside, the GF2 looks like a simplified version of the GF1. In the interim, the GF2 acquired a ...

DxOMark review: Which 50mm lens for my camera?

(This review has been prepared with Focus Numérique, a French photo news website)Owning a 50mm lens is probably a must for any photographer. These primes are ideal for many good reasons. Mounted on a ...

DxOMark review for the Samsung EX1, Canon Powershot G12, Nikon Coolpix P7000.

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High-end bridge sensors: Questions of size and performance“Travel light.” This was the motto of pocket-sized cameras whose layout and controls were a perfect match to those of much bulkier DSLRs. Moreover, up to a ...

DxOMark review for the Nikon 24-120, the new constant f/4 aperture on DxOMark.

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As with some other newly-launched Nikkor lenses, this brand-new 24-120mm lens features a constant f/4 aperture. This is a very nice improvement over the 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G ED IF, as the new lens should be ...

DxOMark review for the Panasonic Lumix DMC GH2

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The Panasonic GH2 features several improvements over the GH1 and the G2, the most important of which is its sensor. On the GH2, Panasonic has chosen an oversized 18.3 million pixel 4/3 sensor, with ...

DxOMark review for the Pentax K5

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From the outside, the new Pentax K5 looks exactly the same as the K7. The main differences lie inside: the K5 uses the brand-new 16.3 MP sensor (able to operate between ISO 80 and ...

DxOMark review for Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5

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The new Sony NEX cameras feature one of Sony's latest APS-C sensors. Our DxOMark measurements show that the NEX sensor seems very similar to the one found in the Sony A450.Test results support Sony's ...

DxOMark review for the Canon EOS Rebel T2i (EOS 550D or Kiss X4) commercial model

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On February 12, 2010, we published the DxOMark ranking and test results for a Canon EOS 550D pre-production model. However, as we always want to make sure that our data reflects the performance of ...

DxOMark review for the Leica M9

Launched in September 2009, the Leica M9 is the first full-frame (24x36mm) rangefinder camera provided by the famous German brand. For its top of the line camera, Leica provides a new 18 Mpix CCD ...

DxOMark review for the Panasonic Lumix DMC GH1

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The Panasonic DMC GH1 replaces its predecessor, the Panasonic DMC G1. Both are 12 megapixel four-thirds sensors with micro-four-thirds mounts, although the GH1’s is more video-oriented.At first glance, we would expect both cameras to ...

DxOMark review for the Sony Alpha 850

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Sony was the first brand to deliver a very high resolution full-frame camera with the Sony Alpha 900. They now add the Sony Alpha 850. Although this is a new camera, it has the ...

DxOMark review for the Nikon D5000

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With the launch of the Nikon D5000, Nikon captures the top two places on the DxOMark Sensor scale for APS-C sensor format cameras. The Nikon D5000 sensor behaves globally like the Nikon D90’s sensor, ...

DxOMark review for the Canon 500D (Digital Rebel T1i / Kiss X3 Digital)

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Canon adds a new “high resolution” APS-C sensor camera with its new model EOS 500D. For this entry-level camera (in the most competitive category currently), Canon clearly chose to provide the highest resolution available ...

DxOMark review for the Phase One P65+

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With a DxOMark Sensor score of 89.1 points, the Phase One P65+ takes the lead in the DxOMark Sensor rankings, beating the Nikon D3x by just 1 point. ...

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