Neocamera just reviewed the hot new Nikon Z7, a new mirrorless camera from Nikon that introduces an equally new system built for top optical performance. This 46 megapixels mirrorless is designed to bring the best features and performance of professional Nikon cameras into the mirrorless world. Its sensor is based on the similarly specified one in the Nikon D850 yet with a 493-Point Phase-Detect AF system built right in. A fast EXPEED 6 processor allows the Z7 to sustain 9 FPS continuous shooting and 4K Ultra-HD video.

The Z7 is a completely new offering with redesigned body and controls that is highly efficient for the smaller form-factor. Even though it only sports a single XQD memory-card slot, the body is still fully weather-sealed and sports a class-leading 3.7 megapixels 0.5″ EVF with a large 0.8X magnification and never-seen-before sharpness.

This new Nikon Z7 just got an in-depth review published at Neocamera with full-resolution images at every standard ISO and measurements for all aspects of its performance. Read the review to find out everything about the Z7.

The compact and low-cost Fujifilm X-A5 was just reviewed at Neocamera! This entry-level gives users a new low prince-point to enter into the X-mount family of mirrorless digital cameras by Fujifilm.

The new X-A5 offers a 24 megapixels CMOS sensor with 1.5X crop-factor – just like the sensors most current entry-to-mid range DSLRs use – in a relatively compact and easy-to-use body. With dual control-dials, a traditional mode-dial and a number of external buttons, including one customizable one, the X-A5 is potentially easier to use than most entry-level mirrorless cameras on the market.

Fujifilm managed to deliver 4K Ultra-HD video, albeit at only 15 FPS, in a low price-point while incorporating a Hybrid AF system that combines Phase-Detect and Contrast-Detect in one system. There are quite a few surprising features in this small camera, including Focus-Stacking, built-in HDR, deep braketing, an Interval Timer and Time-Lapse Video modes.

Read the express review of the Fujfilm X-A5 at Neocamera to learn how this camera delivers on its premise and performs compared to its peers.

Neocamera recently published an in-depth review of the Fujifilm X-H1. This review of the latest flagship Fujifilm mirrorless digital camera analyses the capabilities, usability and performance of the X-H1, taking a complete look at every feature and ergonomic change from the X-T2 previous flagship to the latest X-H1.

The Fujifilm X-H1 is a unique camera in the Fujifilm lineup of X-mount mirrorless since it is the only one to feature a 5-axis image-stabilization system built right in. This flexible system analyzes camera movements 10,000X per second to compensate for involuntary movements of the photographer. This makes it more steady than its predecessors when shooting video which the X-H1 can in 4K Ultra-HD and Cinema 4K format.

Read the detailed Fujfilm X-H1 review here. Be sure to read the usability page that goes over what are major changes to the ergonomics and user-interface of the X-H1.

The Nikon D850 is the newest DSLR from Nikon. It takes resolution to a new level for Nikon thanks to a 46 megapixels BSI-CMOS sensor while delivering on speed with its EXPEED 5 processor that lets the D850 shoot continuously at 7 FPS or even 9 FPS when boosted by a more powerful battery fitted into the optional grip.

This Full-Frame DSLR takes the Nikon mold to a new level with a recognizable yet refined ergonomics in a sturdy weatherproof body. The D850 packs nearly every feature Nikon has built into any of its DSLRs, including 4K Ultra-HD video – now taken from the full-sensor width – Time-Lapse Video, Interval Timer, HDR, Multiple Exposure, WiFi, Bluetooth and much more. This is a completely professional DSLR suitable for any task and well-adapted to low-light with its illuminated controls, backlit status LCD and large optical viewfinder.

A detailed review of the Nikon D850 covering all its features was just published at Neocamera. This is a worthy read for anyone considering buying this high-priced DSLR or any of its competitors. Exceptionally for this review, the entire gallery of images was shot in Jamaica. Check it out!

Leica X Vario

Leica currently produce a number of high end Digital RangeFinders, as well as one or two compact cameras that are all Leica. Such as the Leica X Vario, Leica X2 (and previously the Leica X1), but below these premium models, they are currently partnered with Panasonic, producing similar models with Leica design touches… In the past they have worked with other companies including Fujifilm, and produced a variety of cameras, including a Four-Thirds Digital SLR. Lets have a look back at the various models in the Leica Digital Camera range, starting with the current models:

2017
Leica M10 – 24mp full-frame sensor, digital rangefinder, thinner than previous Leica M cameras. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.
Leica TL2 – 24mp APS-C CMOS sensor, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, 4K video. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.
Leica CL – 24mp APS-C CMOS sensor, mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, 4K video, EVF. Leica CL Sample photos.

2016
Leica X-U – Underwater / waterproof version of the Leica X (113). Reviews: RedDotForum, HaveCameraWillTravel.
Leica M-D – Screenless 24mp full-frame digital rangefinder. Reviews: Fstoppers.
Leica TL – mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, 16mp APS-C CMOS sensor. Reviewed by Stuff.

2015
Leica Q (Typ 116) – 28mm lens, f/1.7, 24mp Full-Frame sensor, FullHD video. Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Alex Cornell.
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) – 24mp full-frame monochrome sensor, Digital Rangefinder, FullHD video. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.
Leica M (Typ 262) – 24mp full-frame digital rangefinder, FullHD video.
Leica SL (Typ 601) – 24mp Full-frame mirrorless camera, Wi-Fi, 4K video, 11fps continuous shooting, EVF. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.

2014
Leica T (Typ 701)
– Leica’s first mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, 16mp APS-C CMOS sensor. Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Fstoppers.
Leica X (Typ 113) 
– 35mm equivalent lens, f/1.7, 16.5mp APS-C CMOS sensor, FullHD video. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.
Leica X-E
– 35mm equivalent lens, f/2.8, 16.5mp APS-C CMOS sensor. Reviews: The Phoblographer
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
 – Based on the Panasonic Lumix LX100, f/1.7-2.8, 3.1x optical zoom lens, 20mp 1inch sensor, 4K video. Reviews: ePHOTOzine.
Leica V-Lux (Typ 114) – Based on the Panasonic Lumix FZ1000, f/2.8-4, 16x optical zoom lens, 20mp 1inch sensor, 4K video. Reviews: RedDotForum.
Leica M-P (240) – 24mp full-frame digital rangefinder. Reviewed by Wired.

2013
Leica C Compact – (Typ 112) 12 megapixel, 7.1x optical zoom, EVF, Compact camera based on the Panasonic Lumix LF1. Details, Sample Photos.
Leica X Vario – 16 megapixel compact camera with APS-C CMOS sensor, and 2.5x optical zoom lens, 28-70mm equivalent, f/3.5-6.4 aperture.
– Reviews: ePHOTOzine, Specifications.
Leica M (Type 240) – Top of the range 24 megapixel full frame digital rangefinder with CMOS sensor, video recording(!), and live view(!), roughly £6k body only.
– Reviews: Wedding Photographer, Specifications, Sample Photos: ePHOTOzine, SteveHuffPhoto.

2012
Leica S
– 37.5 megapixel Medium format Digital SLR.
Leica M-E – A “budget” or “entry level” £4000 18 megapixel full frame CCD sensor digital rangefinder (no video, no live view).
– Reviews: AP, 50lux, RedDotForum Comparison.
Leica M MonochromBlack and white full frame 18 megapixel CCD sensor digital rangefinder (no video, no live view), £6200.
– Reviews: AP, Jonathan Slack, Phoblographer, RedDotForum, MingThein, Sample Photos PopPhoto, ePHOTOzine.
Leica X2 – Compact by Leica with 16 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor.
– Reviews: ePHOTOzinePhotographyBLOG, Specifications, Sample Photos, SteveHuffPhotos.
Leica D-Lux 6 – based on the Panasonic Lumix LX7, 10.1 megapixel, f/1.4 3.8x optical zoom lens.
– Reviews: ePHOTOzine, MingThein, RedDotForum.
Leica V-Lux 4 – ultra-zoom based on the Panasonic Lumix FZ200, f/2.8 24x optical zoom lens.
– Reviews / Sample photos: RedDotForum.
Leica V-Lux 40 – pocket / travel zoom based on the Panasonic Lumix TZ30
– Reviews / Sample photos: PhotographyBLOG.

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The latest APS-C DSLR from Nikon, the D7500 is a semi-professional offering with image sensor taken from the flagship D500. This ensures top-most image-quality in its class at much lower price given that it has a 51-point AF system and 8 FPS drive, instead of the 153-Points and 10 FPS, as on the D500. Still, the Nikon D7500 is a fully capable and feature-rich DSLR with a weatherproof body, dual control-dials and plenty of controls.

An in-depth review of the Nikon D7500 was just publised at Neocamera. Read on to find out how the D7500 performs and compares to both its predecessor, the D7200, and the flagship D500.

The Fujifilm X-E3 is a compact mirrorless digital camera with unique twist on the rangefinder design. It houses a 24 megapixels X-Trans CMOS III sensor with built-in 325-Point Autofocus system. This mirrorless can record 4K Ultra-HD video at 30 FPS and shoot continuously at up to 14 FPS using an Electronic-Shutter or 8 FPS with a Mechanical-Shutter.

The body of the X-E3 has been shrunk compared to the X-E2 that precedes it by removing the 4-way controller on the back, leaving only a focus joystick to navigate the menu system. This makes using the X-E3 completely different than any other digital camera, although it maintains efficient controls with dual control-dials, a dedicated shutter-speed dial and an exposure-compensation dial.

An in-depth review of the Fujifilm X-E3 was just published at Neocamera. Read on to find out how the X-E3 performs and particularly how its new ergonomics work out.

The Panasonic Lumix GX850 is the smallest Micro Four-Thirds mirrorless camera on the market. This mirrorless packs a 16 megapixels CMOS sensor with high-speed output that is capable of filming 4K Ultra-HD video and take 30 FPS bursts at 4K resolution. Its hybrid shutter covers a broad 1/16000s to 60s range and is capable of completely silent shooting.

Panasonic Lumix GX850 Review

A review of the Panasonic Lumix GX850 was just published at Neocamera. This review goes over the capabilities, usability and performance of this compact mirrorless camera. As always, a gallery of full-resolution images at every ISO is available for readers to evaluate the image-quality of the Panasonic GX850.

Olympus has been quite ambitious this year. Their latest flagship camera was introduced to push the performance boundaries of mirrorless digital camera and they succeeded in producing one of the most promising camera on the market, the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II.

This high-end mirrorless is built around a 20 megapixels CMOS sensor captable of recording 4K video. This new sensor delivers an unprecedented through put with burst rates of up to 60 FPS and incorporates Phase-Detect autofocus at 121 points. This autofocus system manages to keep up with action at up to 18 FPS, an unprecedented level for a Micro Four-Thirds camera or even a DSLR.

Neocamera recently published their express review of the Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II. Read on to see how this flagship mirrorless performs. Be sure to check a head-to-head comparaison of the E-M1 Mark II’s 50 megapixels High-Res Shot mode with the latest 50 MP Medium Format camera in the Comparative Crops page.

Gopro-hero6-black

The latest GoPro Hero 6 has been reviewed by ePHOTOzine, Pocket-Lint, and Trusted Reviews. The GoPro Hero6 Black offers 4K video at 60fps, and electronic image stabilisation when recording 4K video at 30fps. It’s waterproof to 10m. Reviews on Amazon have been mixed, with some people experiencing problems.

Positives include: Great video quality, electronic image stabilisation, improved image quality.

Negatives include: Most expensive GoPro Hero yet. Touchscreen can be fiddly.