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THE BIG ISO WAR vs NEX5n and m4/3

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THE BIG ISO WAR vs NEX5n and m4/3
Sep 20, 2011


I was just reading the new EPL3 review and looked at the RAW comparison thing.

I just compared the newest and highly regarded NEX5n sensor and the newest m4/3 sensor and compared it to our old NX10/NX100 sensor.

Here is what I saw:

I know it is always the big war regarding sensors, systems and high Iso.

And what I know so far is that so many people have been bashing on NX sensor since the start, claiming its Iso capabilities are so low...even worse than m4/3 and their smaller sensors.

Well...regarding those results...and despite the old age of the current NX sensors comparing to those "brand new" sensors of other systems...what do we learn?

Well...at Iso 1600:

NEX5n > NX100 (but frankly...difference is far to be as HUGE unlike people do say)
NX100 = m4/3 or (this is same ballpark...exept m4/3 has more chroma noise)

At Iso 3200:

Nex5n > NX100 (superiority is here clearer)
NX100 = m4/3 (same...except more chorma noise for m4/3)

All in all...at that Iso...they all provide so much crapy rendering unprocessed that I don't see why so much fuss for the NEX5n sensor. NEX's image is cleaner but frankly...still sucks at such high Iso.


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