”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, 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 to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”
The short end of the zoom range is equivalent to 27mm, a true wide-angle setting and great for panoramic shots.
The telephoto end is equivalent to 486mm, and is good for pulling in small details. This was shot from the same position as the previous picture, and hand-held at 1/300th of a second.
Colour reproduction and exposure are perfect.
The small sensor performs surprisingly well in this high contrast shot, with both highlight and shadow detail visible.
This was shot indoors in a room lit only with a 60W bulb, at 1600 ISO, hand-held at maximum zoom, with a shutter speed of 1/10th of a second. That is some seriously impressive image stabilisation.
Score in detail
Image Quality 8
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