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Pentax K-S1 Sensor Review: A ‘flashy’ new entry-level DSLR from Pentax

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The K-S1 is Pentax’s latest entry-level DSLR featuring a 20.1Mp APS-C CMOS sensor and Anti Aliasing filter simulator. Targeted towards consumers taking their first plunge into DSLR photography, the K-S1 boasts a compact design, flashing ...

Canon EOS 7D Mk II test: Low ISO performance lags behind rivals

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Equipped with a new 20-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor and dual-pixel CMOS AF system, Canon’s latest DSLR is the long-overdue update to the flagship EOS 7D model. Read on to find out how the new 20-Mpix ...

Amazon Firephone: Amazon enters the Smartphone market with its first device

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Amazon has dived head-first into the competitive Smartphone market with its first device — the Amazon Firephone. Offering a 4.7in 1280x720 resolution screen, 2GB RAM Snapdragon 800 chipset, and Amazon’s own Fire OS, the Firephone ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D810: Part II – Wildlife and Landscape primes and zooms

In this second installment of lens recommendations for the Nikon D810, we’ve been analyzing the best performing models for landscape and wildlife photography. Admittedly when it comes to fast-paced photography there are better choices in ...

Canon PowerShot G7 X test: Has it got that X-tra something?

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Although not the first large sensor compact from the firm, the GX 7 is the first Canon compact to debut a 1-inch type sensor to rival the Sony Cyber-shot RX100 series. This 20Mpix BSI CMOS ...

Nikon D750 Sensor Review: Another Nikon sensor in the DxOMark top 10

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One of the hottest launches from this year’s Photokina trade show, the Nikon D750, has grabbed the attention of serious amateurs and pros alike. Boasting a newly developed 24.3Mp sensor, expanded ISO sensitivity range and ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D810: Exceptionally high sharpness and detail but no advance over D800E

Nikon’s mid-term refresh of the firm’s hugely popular D800 and D800E models resulted in a single model, the D810. Like the D800E it aims to maximize the resolution of the full-frame 36-Mpix CMOS sensor and ...

Canon EF-S 10-18mm f4.5-5.6 IS STM lens test: Can Canon’s budget wide-angle zoom compete with pricier offerings?

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Canon has introduced an accessibly priced stabilized ultra wide-angle zoom complete with a stepper motor that should appeal to stills photographers and budding movie-makers alike.  Read on to see how well this new model performs. ...

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus overview: Bigger & Better

Packing a new 8Mp sensor, the recently released iPhone 6 ranks 1st for overall image quality in the DxOMark Mobile database.As promised in our initial review, this follow-up article provides further in-depth analysis of the ...

Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus test: Bigger and better. Apple set gold standard for smartphone image quality

Apple’s iPhone have always done well in our mobile rankings for image quality, and the new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sound intriguing for their large size and Retina HD displays, and new 8-Mpix sensor ...

Canon G7 X Preview: Premium compact with a 1” sensor

Bolstering its range of high-end compact cameras Canon has announced the new Canon G7 X. The first Canon compact to feature a 1” type sensor, Canon claim this is their most ‘powerful pocketable Powershot to ...

New full frame and APS-C glass from Sigma

Bolstering its range of 3rd party optics for both enthusiasts and professionals, Sigma has launched two new superzoom lenses. For enthusiasts the new 18-300mm DC is designed exclusively for APS-C cameras and is available in ...

Leica C sensor test: Small sensor struggles in low light

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Aimed at discerning enthusiasts, the diminutive Leica C size boasts a stabilized 28-200mm equivalent f2.0-5.9 zoom, 12-Mpix 1/1.7in type back-illuminated MOS sensor and built-in 200k-dot EVF. Read on to find out how this camera performs. ...

Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Preview: ‘Pancake’ wide-angle prime for Canon EF-S

While probably one of the smallest lenses announced this week at Photokina, if you’re after a lightweight EF-S wide-angle it’ll be big news. Ideal for unobtrusive street shots, landscape shooters wanting to travel light, the ...

Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Preview: Optically improved 400mm super telephoto prime from Canon

Canon has unveiled an updated super telephoto 400mm prime with new lens elements for improved optical performance. Designed for the professional wildlife or sports photographer, or enthusiasts with very deep pockets, the new Canon EF ...

Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Preview: New ‘budget’ standard zoom for Canon full frame

Canon has announced a new 24-105mm standard zoom lens for its full frame DSLRs. Offering a versatile wide-angle through to short telephoto focal length the new Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM also features image ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ1000 sensor test: Ultimate all-in-one?

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Panasonic are no strangers to the bridge-type super-zoom so it comes as little surprise to see this new model replete with up-to-the-minute features such as 4K video capture, zebra pattern and focus peaking and WiFi ...

Canon 7D Mark II Preview: New flagship Canon APS-C DSLR unveiled

Canon APS-Cshooters will be pleased to see the announcement of the Canon 7D Mark II as their new flagship APS-C DSLR. Whilst the original version pushed many boundaries when launched, 5 years on it’s now ...

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