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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!

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.

An in-depth review of the Fujifilm GFX-50S was  just published at Neocamera. This review offers unique insights onto Fujifilm’s entrance into the medium format digital camera market with their GFX system. The first camera in this high-end system is a 50 megapixels GFX-50S, sporting a larger-than-full-frame 4:3 aspect sensor expected of Medium Format.

With the GFX-50S, Fujifilm is targeting photographers looking for the top-most image-quality at any price. All compatible lenses, using the new GF-mount, are designed to allow resolutions of at least 100 MP which should make them upwards compatible for successors of the GFX-50S.

Neocamera took the Fujifilm GFX-50S through its paces in an in-depth review that reveals just how competivie the GFX-50S is and who benefits the most from the new system. Read the full review here.

The new Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 is the world’s only premium travel zoom. Not only does it feature advanced photographic controls with dual control-dials and an EVF with Eye-Start sensor, it also matches its 25-250mm equivalent zoom with a large 20 megapixels 1″ CMOS sensor which is making the rounds among premium compacts.

This lets the ZS100 deliver high image quality with good low-light performance in a pocket-size form factor even with a relatively long 10X optical zoom lens. This compact camera records 4K Ultra-HD video at 30 FPS and 1080p ones at 60 FPS.

A in-depth review of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 was recently published at Neocamera. Read it to find out how Panasonic managed to deliver this unique product and make it one of the compelling digital cameras of 2016.

Fuji stunned with world with their entry into the mirrorless cameras with the X-Pro1 which landed at the high-end of market along with a trio of prime lenses. Four years later, they unveiled its successor, continuing with the rangefinder-style body but making it weatherproof and introducing a new 24 megapixels APS-C X-Trans CMOS III sensor with built-in Phase-Detection.

Although lots of competitors have appeared among high-end mirrorless cameras, Fuji is holding its own thanks to their unique color-filter-array which stands moire without any anti-alias filter. A speedy hybrid shutter allows the X-Pro2 to maintain a full 8 FPS and capture frames at 1/32000s, making it one of the fastest mirrorless cameras around.

Neocamera just published a detailed review of the Fuji X-Pro2. Read it to see how this new top-of-the-line mirrorless performs and compares. Be sure to check the side-by-side crops comparing it to the Fuji X-Pro1 if you are considering upgrading from its predecessor.