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Old Mar 19, 2011, 9:59 PM   #1
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Default I guess Sony doesn't play 2nd fiddle anymore...

I came across this handy comparison tool today:
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Len...SONY-Alpha-900
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Len...EOS-5D-Mark-II
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Len...e%29/Nikon-D3X

Which would you rather prefer as a system (camera + lens) ?
-> Most surprised and interesting was the Nikon
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Old Mar 20, 2011, 3:27 AM   #2
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It's hard to beat Zeiss glass.

And Sony bodies are the only place that a Zeiss lens will AF.
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Old Mar 20, 2011, 6:48 AM   #3
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It's just not the glass...
Canon used to be the leader in sensor, but things have changed:
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/en/Camera-Sensor/Compare/Compare-sensors/%28appareil1%29/483|0/%28appareil2%29/485|0/%28appareil3%29/371|0/%28onglet%29/0/%28brand%29/Canon/%28brand2%29/Nikon/%28brand3%29/Sony
This Canon body may be better for sport, but it's dogged by the poor AF in low-light and slow frame rate...
You do get a better DxO rating with the Nikon body at 3x the cost and poorer lens (non-Zeiss) performance!

... and equally true for the rest of the camera lines:
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Camera-Sensor/Compare/Compare-sensors/%28appareil1%29/619|0/%28appareil2%29/614|0/%28appareil3%29/685|0/%28onglet%29/0/%28brand%29/Canon/%28brand2%29/Nikon/%28brand3%29/Sony
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Camera-Sensor/Compare/Compare-sensors/%28appareil1%29/692|0/%28appareil2%29/664|0/%28appareil3%29/675|0/%28onglet%29/0/%28brand%29/Canon/%28brand2%29/Nikon/%28brand3%29/Sony
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