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Best lenses for the Nikon D750: Best Prime

In Part 2 of “Best lenses for the Nikon D750” we’re looking at the performance of primes on Nikon’s latest full-frame DSLR. We’ve analyzed over 60 fixed-focal-length lenses on the D750, including Nikon’s own Nikkor ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D750: Best Zoom

The Nikon D750 is an affordable 24.3Mp full-frame DSLR with attractive-looking specs for both the enthusiast and the professional photographer. It’s capable of producing outstanding pictures, but the quality of the lens used has a ...

Voigtlander Ultron 40mm f2 SL II Aspherical Review: Latest scores for alternative 3rd party standard prime for Nikon & Canon

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The $499 Ultron 40mm f2 SL II Aspherical is a standard focal length prime from legendary Viennese manufacturer Voigtlander. Despite its tiny proportions it promises to deliver excellent image quality scores in our industry standard ...

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 scores ...

Nikon AF-S 500mm and 600mm f/4E FL ED VR preview: Lightweight super-telephoto primes for the pro market

Nikon has unveiled two new super-telephoto 500mm and 600mm prime lenses for professional sports and wildlife photographers. Marketed as the lightest lenses in their class, both utilize fluorite glass elements to reduce their weight and ...

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 model ...

Sony Xperia Z3+ test: Improved rankings for latest iteration

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Adopting the same 5.2-inch HD (1080 x1920 pixel) screen and similar if slightly lighter and slimmer aluminum chassis, the waterproof Sony Xperia Z3+ Android-based smartphone boasts a more powerful 64-bit Octa-core Snapdragon processor and an ...

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 camera’s ...

Sony FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS lens test: Sony superzoom that does it all

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Concluding our roundup of test results for the latest Sony FE-mount lenses, we take a look at the FE 24-240mm f3.5-6.3 OSS. A superzoom option that offers wide-angle through to long telephoto in a single ...

HTC One M9 Review: M8’s successor on DxOMark

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Announced in March 2015, the One M9 is the latest update for the HTC One series, replacing the highly-respected One M8. It’s more evolutionary than revolutionary, though, with a design that looks very much like ...

Sony Carl Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm f1.4 ZA lens test: Razor-sharp German precision

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We continue our optical analysis of Sony’s latest FE-mount lenses, this time examining the performance of the $1598 Sony Carl Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA. A professional-grade “fast” aperture wide-angle prime, the new ...

Sony FE 28mm F2 lens test: Wide-angle prime with top results

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Last month’s launch of six new FE mount lenses is great news for Sony enthusiasts shooting with A7 cameras. With only a modest number of FE lenses available until now, the new lenses — including ...

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge test: Top-ranking Smartphone has the Edge

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Achieving outstanding scores in DxOMark Mobile industry standard tests, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge becomes the new top-ranked device in our database. In fact, Samsung now occupies the top two spots for Mobile image quality ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 test: Hitting the right Note for image quality

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Released back in September, 2014 the Galaxy Note 4 is Samsung’s Mobile/Tablet hybrid for consumers who can’t decide between the two. Physically bigger and with a larger screen than the S6 Edge, the Galaxy Note ...

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. And ...

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens test: Affordable EF all-rounder holds its own

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Canon has launched an affordable under-$1,000 EF-mount standard zoom for enthusiasts stepping up to full-frame who can’t afford a pro lens. At just $599, the new Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM features image stabilization ...

Sigma 24mm F1.4 DG HSM | A Canon EF test: Better by design

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After the highly successful 35mm and 50mm f1.4 Art models, how well does Sigma’s expected ultra-wide 24mm follow-up fare in our tests? Read on to find out. ...

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 tested ...

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