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March 28, 2011

Reviews Etc (Samsung NX11 DxOmark, Canon 5DMk2 ISO, Mega-Comparison w/X100, etc)

Time for a new review round-up, with DxOmark and Imatest action, along with a mega-comparison featuring the Fuji X100 and Leica X1! As usual, lens reviews can be found at the lens reviews springboard, including a couple of new Voigtlander 25mm f0.95 (M43rds) reviews.

ISO Talk Radio
There is a new technical (Imatest) look at the best ISO for the Canon 5D Mark II at Terra Galleria. Put on your pixel-peeping aprons! (via David Ziser)

Mega-comparison: Fuji X100 vs Leica X1 vs DSLRs
Mega-comparison of Fuji X100 vs Leica X1, Nikon d700 and D90, Pentax K-r, Canon T3/1100D at Chinese website (computer translated) [via Rice High]

Samsung NX11 gets DxOmarked
Samsung's sequential update to the NX10 did not generate a lot of excitement as it was more of a "bug fix" edition. Things had been rather quiet on the camera, but now DxOmark has published their RAW sensor data evaluation on the NX11! Here are some pre-filled comparisons:
+ Samsung NX11 vs NX10 vs NX100 (family portrait)
+ NX11 vs Sony NEX-5 vs NEX-3
+ NX11 vs Olympus E-PL2 vs Panasonic GF2
+ NX11 vs Pentax K-r vs Nikon D3100 (vs compact~ DSLRs)

Firmware Update Testing
+ testing Pentax K-5 low light focus with firmware 1.0.3 at Falk Lumo; previous test now updated

Fixed Lens Camera Reviews
+ Nikon P500 superzoom at CNet
+ byte-size Fuji X100 review at Pocket Lint
+ Canon S95 at Photography Bay
+ Olympus XZ1 ISO range set by Derrick Story
+ Panasonic FX77/FX70 at Trustworthy Reviews
+ Canon Ixus 500HS at Steve's Digicams
+ Sony Cybershot T99 at Cameras UK

Beyond Cameras
+ Epson Stylus R3000 printer at Megapixel
+ Silver Efex Pro 2 at Creative Pro

+ 3D photo-album, via Quesabesde

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