”A range of test shots are shown over the next few pages. Here, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it in order for you to gain an appreciation of the overall quality.
Full-sized versions of some of the following images can be downloaded in a new window by clicking on the sample shots as indicated. However be aware that the average file size is over 3.5MB, so those on slow connections will experience some delay.”
1/60th, f/3.2, ISO 100
At the minimum ISO sensitivity setting, the picture is clean and sharp with a good level of detail, although it is a bit lacking in contrast, probably due to the appalling weather.
1/140th, f/3.2, ISO 200
At 200 ISO there is a little image noise visible, but overall picture quality is still good, with virtually no loss of detail.
1/280th, f/3.2, ISO 400
At the maximum ISO setting of 400, there is visible image noise in all but the brightest areas, some colour speckling, and some of the fine detail has vanished into the haze.
Unlike other sites, we thoroughly test every product we review. We use industry standard tests in order to compare features properly. We’ll always tell you what we find. We never, ever accept money to review a product. Tell us what you think - send your emails to the Editor.