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Canon PowerShot G16 lens test: High speed, High IQ?


Following our sensor review of the new Canon PowerShot G16, we were curious to analyze the performance of the stabilized 5x optical zoom. As the equivalent to a 28-140 mm f1.8-2.8, it’s a high-speed ...

Olympus OM-D E-M1 test: Pro grade body, Pro grade Sensor?


Olympus always said the OM-D was a new line of cameras, and sure enough, after the delightful E-M5 the firm announced the flagship E-M1. With a new exterior design and a long-list of improvements ...

Sigma 120-300mm f2.8 EX DG OS HSM S Canon and Nikon mount lens test: Prime image quality in a zoom?

Sigma’s has recently revamped the 120-300mm f2.8 DG OS HSM as new high-grade Sports series model. It’s a promising combination offering far more flexibility that a 300mm f2.8 prime yet at $3,599, it’s close ...

Best lenses for the Nikon D5200

Following the recommendations for Nikon D7100, we’ve had the opportunity to assess another of the firm’s 24-Mpix DX format cameras – the mid-range D5200 - with over 120 Nikkor and third-party prime and zoom ...

Nokia Lumia 925 overview: Lower pixel count, lower IQ?


Although this model adopts the same PureView technology as the vaunted 41Mpix Nokia 808, and the more recent Nokia Lumia 1020, this slim-line model has a camera with a much more modest 8.7-Mpix CMOS ...

Canon PowerShot G16 test: Small Wonder


Canon has revamped the exterior and bolstered the spec, but while the firm hasn’t announced any enhancements to the new G16 model’s sensor, we were intrigued to see if any improvements to image quality ...

Canon PowerShot S120 test: Pocket marvel?


Featuring a more compact body and a smaller zoom, Canon’s PowerShot S120 is the latest iteration of the popular alternative to the firm’s PowerShot G series. Read on to see how well it performed ...

Nikon D610 test: What’s new?


In less than a year the Nikon D610 replaces the hugely popular full frame 24mpix D600 and features a new, improved shutter mechanism and some minor improvements to the auto white balance system. Although ...

Sigma 35mm f1.4 DG HSM A Sony mount lens test: Ultra high performance?


As the first model in Sigma’s high-grade ART series the 35mm f1.4 HSM A set the bar very high for image quality when measured on Canon and Nikon bodies. The lens is also available ...

Nikon Coolpix P7800 test: Competitive price, competitive performance


As the follow up to last year’s high-grade compact for enthusiasts,the new P7800 is an intriguing addition to the range. While it adopts much of the same specification as the earlier P7700, including the ...

Nikon Nikkor 18-140mm f3.5-5.6 ED VR lens test: Accessible, portable and high performance


In our recent round up of lenses for the high-resolution 24PMix Nikon D7100 we revealed that the earlier Nikkor 18-135m f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED ‘super-zoom’ was the best of its type.  We’ve now had the opportunity ...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7 test: Closing the gap between APS-C mirrorless rivals


The GX7 is Panasonic's classy replacement for the rangefinder style GX1 and features a new, improved 16-Mpix sensor, a tilting widescreen viewfinder and rear screen plus built-in WIFI connectivity. The magnesium alloy bodied camera ...

Sony Xperia Z1 overview: Serious challenger to Nokia Lumia 1020?


Sony’s Xperia Z1 is the flagship model adopting a physically larger 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor with 20.7M pixel count. It also features a Sony G type lens promising high picture quality, but is it ...

Nokia Lumia 1020 overview: Has the best gotten better?


After winning plaudits for the 41-Mpix Purview 808 smartphone for its low noise and detailed images, Nokia has since launched several models adopting the Preview moniker but none have matched the image quality. Boasting ...

Best lenses for the 24-Mpix Nikon D7100: Wide-angle and primes and zooms

This is the fourth and final part in the series of our lens recommendations for the Nikon D7100, where we’ve analyzed over 20 Nikkor and third-party wide and ultra wide angle prime and zoom ...

Best lenses for the 24-Mpix Nikon D7100: Telephoto primes and zooms

This is the third part in the series of our lens recommendations for the Nikon D7100 where we’ve analyzed nearly 46 Nikon and third-party telephoto prime and zoom models to assess their optical quality. ...

Best lenses for the 24M-Pix Nikon D7100: Best standard and portrait primes and zooms

This is the second part of our lens recommendations for the Nikon D7100 where we’ve analyzed nearly 60 Nikkor and third-party standard and portrait prime and zoom models to assess their optical quality. Read ...

Best lenses for the 24M-Pix Nikon D7100: Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 HSM OS Nikon added

We're pleased to announce that we've recently added the optical image performance data on the new upgraded Sigma 50-150mm f/2.8 HSM OS Nikon mount model on the Nikon D7100 to our database. ...

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