A99 REVIEW: what is your pronostics for dPr score?

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A99 REVIEW: what is your pronostics for dPr score?
Nov 17, 2012

Nikon D800E
dPr score: 84%

Canon EOS 5D Mark III
dPr score: 82%

Nikon D800
dPr score: 82%

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
dPr score: 9%

Sony Alpha DSLR-A850/A900
dPr score: 75%

And the bad score of the previous Sony FF  !

dPr score: 86%
Nikon D3X
dPr score: 87%
Nikon D600
dPr score: 89%
Nikon D3S
dPr score: 89%
APS-H sensorCanon EOS-1D Mark IV
Comparing to otthers rated full frame / APS-H sensors cameras
Does dPr would miss again something ?

And many more...
  • 14-bit RAW output, who provide rich gradation of details
  • Overall screen brightness booster (LCD) useful in sunlight
  • Locked knob
  • Thinner sensor design making light-sensitive "wells" less deep (less sensitive to angles of incidence)
  • Permissive low pass filter
  • Dual AF
  • AF Range control button reducing hunting and sudden drastic misfocusing
  • Full-time Continuous AF Movie mode, allowing smooth, non-stop tracking of moving subjects
  • Can be operated via remote PC connection (also automatically transfer of still images from camera to PC for an improved studio workflow;)
  • Clean HDMI signal
  • First full-frame DSLR to offer Full HD 60p/24p progressive video recording to meet AVCHD™ Version 2.0 specifications
  • Silent, programmable multi-control rotary dial
  • Outstanding low and high ISO performance in both JPEG and Raw files
  • Outstanding High quality JPEG images at default settings
  • Outstanding dynamic range Raw files
  • Ready to print image quality in both .jpeg and .raw (using IDC)
  • Consistently pleasing metering and outstanding white balance results
  • Outstanding colour rendering
  • Very solid build quality and good ergonomics / handling
  • Fast, responsive camera when adjusting settings
  • Weather-sealing comparable to higher priced cameras
  • Dual SD card slots
  • Dual real-time back-up
  • Comprehensive camera customization options
  • APS-C crop mode for faster fps
  • 100% viewfinder coverage with high magnification
  • Auto ISO selection in manual mode
  • Well-designed, easily accessible menu system
  • Enhanced in-camera raw processing to .jpeg
  • Professionnal video specifications and output
  • Ability to output uncompressed HD video to an external recorder
  • Manual audio control recording
  • 3.5mm Stereo mic and headphone inputs and XLR mic input
  • Extend coverage area of AF array compared to its peers
  • Fast AF in live view and video modes
  • Bright rear LCD in sunlight
  • Uncompressed video output over HDMI
  • 'Live' aperture control in live view in both: photo and video mode
  • Sensor appears unusually prone to dust spots
  • Histogram in live view
  • When shooting, rear screen is not blacked out until data is written to the card
  • Maximum magnifications in image playback show a perfect output image quality
  • Lacks useful customization of 'OK' button in playback (featured in D300S and D800)
Since we already know that camera have:
And according to the outstanding features and performances of this brand new SLT-FF, such as very low noise design, what is your pronstics folks`?
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Michel J

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Sony SLT-A77 Sony SLT-A37 Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D Sony DT 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 SAM +5 more
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Canon EOS 5D Mark III Nikon D300S Nikon D3S Nikon D3X Nikon D600 Nikon D800 Nikon D800E Sony SLT-A99
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