Articles tagged "aps-c"

Hands-on with Sony's new 11mm F1.8 and 15mm F1.4 G lenses

We're taking a closer look at the pair of APS-C ultra-wide prime lenses Sony launched alongside its 10-20mm F4 PZ G zoom lens last week. Take a closer look at what the 11mm F1.8 and 15mm F1.4 G have to offer.

Do Canon, Fujifilm and Sony's launches point to a new future for APS-C?

Canon, Fujifilm and Sony have announced APS-C cameras and lenses within a few days of each other. Does this point to a bright new dawn for the format, or is it simply coincidence? Richard Butler has thoughts. Because of course he does.

Fujifilm announces X-H2S high-end APS-C stills/video hybrid

Fujifilm has announced the X-H2S, a high-end 26MP APS-C stills/video mirrorless camera capable of 40fps shooting, 4K/120 video and subject recognition AF built around a Stacked CMOS sensor.

Canon EOS R7 initial review

Canon's EOS R7 is a 33MP APS-C enthusiast mirrorless camera built around the RF mount. It brings advanced autofocus and in-body stabilization to the part of the market currently served by the EOS 90D.

Canon EOS R10 initial review

The Canon EOS R10 is a 24MP APS-C mirrorless camera built around Canon's RF mount. It's released alongside a collapsible 18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM zoom to give a usefully compact, remarkably 'Rebel'-like camera.

Kipon announces $1,780 40mm F0.85 Ibelux lens for six APS-C mirrorless mounts

This 'Mark III' lens offers a few improvements over its predecessors to get even better image quality out of its ultra-fast design. The lens is available for Canon EOS R, Fujifilm X, Leica L, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E-mount APS-C camera systems.

TTartisan announces compact 23mm F1.4 wide-angle prime for APS-C camera systems

The 23mm F1.4 wide-angle prime will offer a 35mm equivalent focal length and be available for Canon EOS M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.

Tokina releases its atx-m 23mm, 33mm and 56mm F1.4 lenses for Sony E mount cameras

The 23mm, 33mm and 56mm F1.4 prime lenses, which were previously available in Fujifilm X mount, offer full-frame equivalent focal lengths of 35mm, 50mm and 85mm, respectively.

TTartisan teases a new 40mm F2.8 1:1 macro lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

TTartisan hasn't shared the price or release date of the lens, but has confirmed it will be available for Canon EOS M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount APS-C camera systems.

Tamron reveals $699 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 APS-C lens for Sony E mount cameras, X-mount version due out 'this fall'

The lens features a 27-450mm full-frame equivalent focal length, weighs just 621g (21.9oz) and is set to ship later this month. A Fujifilm X-mount version is expected to ship later this year.

Pergear announces $229 60mm F2.8 2x macro lens for APS-C camera systems

The budget lens offers 2x magnification at a 90mm full-frame equivalent focal length for Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

7artisans releases three new budget-friendly primes, including a fisheye and macro lens

The new trio from 7artisans includes a 10mm F2.8 fisheye lens for full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as a 55mm F1.4 II lens and 60mm F2.8 II macro lens for APS-C/Micro Four Thirds camera systems.

Venus Optics launches ultra-fast Laowa ‘Argus’ 33mm F0.95 CF APO lens for APS-C camera systems

The fully-manual lens, which offers roughly a 50mm full-frame equivalent field of view, is available for Canon RF, Fujifilm X, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems.

TTArtisans releases a $98 50mm F1.2 lens for APS-C camera systems

The fully-manual lens costs just $98 and is available for Canon M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds and Sony E mount camera systems.

Viltrox unveils 33mm F1.4, 56mm F1.4 APS-C prime AF lenses for Sony APS-C camera systems

The new 33mm F1.4 and 56mm F1.4 APS-C lenses are roughly equivalent to 50mm and 85mm lenses, respectively, on full-frame cameras. You can purchase the 56mm F1.4 now, while the 33mm F1.4 lens is available to pre-order.

Pergear releases $165 12mm F2 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems

The lens is fully-manual, works out to a full-frame equivalent of 18mm on most APS-C systems and is available to purchase for $165 for Fujifilm X mount, Micro Four Thirds (MFT) mount, Nikon Z mount and Sony E-mount camera systems.

Ricoh shares the name and specifications of its forthcoming Pentax APS-C DSLR

Ricoh Imaging's new APS-C DSLR will feature a 26MP CMOS sensor, 5-axis IBIS, dual SD card slots and is set for a late-February 2021 release.

Ricoh shares additional information about its upcoming APS-C DSLR, lenses

In a new video, which features Wakashiro Shigeru of Ricoh's Product Planning division, Ricoh shares new details about its upcoming Pentax APS-C DLSR, as well as information about silver versions of its new lenses.

Yongnuo announces new 50mm F1.8 'nifty fifty' autofocus lens for APS-C E-mount cameras

The lens doesn't currently have a price, but you can count on it being one of the—if not the—most affordable 50mm lens for Sony's a6000-series cameras.

Viltrox announces new $280 33mm F1.4 autofocus lens for APS-C systems, teases upcoming 20mm T2 cine lens

The 33mm F1.4 lens is the first of three APS-C lenses Viltrox has already said are on the way, with the 23mm and 56mm F1.4 still on the horizon.

TTArtisan to release a limited-run 50mm F0.95 lens for Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts

Only 20 units will be made for each of the two lens mounts. The lens is expected to retail for ¥42,800 (~$410) when it's released.

Ricoh is developing a flagship APS-C DSLR set to be released in 2020

Ricoh has stated that it's developing a new flagship APS-C DSLR that it'll preview later this month and expects to bring to market in 2020.

Viltrox APS-C lenses for Fujifilm, Sony and Leica detailed ahead of launch

Viltrox has shared photos and specifications on its official Weibo account of three upcoming APS-C lenses for Fujifilm, Sony and Leica camera systems.

Sigma has done more for enthusiast APS-C than Nikon, Canon and Sony combined

Full-frame cameras get a lot of attention lately, but Technical Editor Richard Butler thinks that APS-C makes the most sense for a lot of people – and there's just one company consistently giving the format the support it deserves.

Samyang announces 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras

Samyang, also known as Rokinon in select markets, has announced a 85mm F1.8 lens for APS-C mirrorless cameras. It's set for a September 2018 release date at an MSRP of $399.

DPReview TV: Entry-level APS-C shootout

In this week's episode of DPReview TV, Chris and Jordan weigh the pros and cons of three entry-level APS-C cameras: the Canon EOS M50, Sony a6000 and Fujifilm X-T100. Find out how they stack up in terms of factors like usability, autofocus and JPEG image quality.

Rumor: Canon to unveil 7D Mark III 'before Summer 2018'. Here's our wishlist

Rumor has it Canon is planning to release a successor to its APS-C flagship EOS 7D Mark II in the first half of 2018. After 3 years, it's probably due an upgrade - here's our wishlist for a Mark III.

DxOMark: DJI Zenmuse X7 outperforms GH5, on par with top-notch APS-C DSLRs

DxOMark just finished testing DJI's latest camera, the Zenmuse X7, and what they found is impressive. It turns out the camera's Super 35 chip can keep up with the best APS-C sensors on the market.

Sony announces SLT-A77 II high-end APS-C A-mount fixed-mirror DSLR

Sony has announced the SLT-A77 II - its latest enthusiast-grade, APS-C fixed-mirror DSLR. The Mark II features the same pixel count as its three-year-old forebear, but delivers it using a new 24MP sensor. The camera also gains a 79-point autofocus sensor, which it combines with the most sophisticated autofocus system on a Sony camera yet. Other upgrades include the customizable 'Quick Navi Pro' function menu but the biggest change is the improved autofocus, which combines with the ability to shoot up to 60 JPEGs at 12 frames per second. The SLT-A77 II will be available this June for $1199 body only.

Sigma 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM available in July for around $799 / £800

Sigma USA has announced its 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens for APS-C DSLRs - the world's first constant F1.8 zoom - will be available from July at a street price of around $799. Meanwhile the recommended retail price will be £799.99 in the UK, and €999 in Europe. The company has also said the lens will be available for Pentax and Sony mounts, as well as the Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts originally announced. It covers a 27-52.5mm equivalent range and offers the depth-of-field of a constant F2.7 lens on full-frame. Click through for more information and to link to our first impressions of shooting with the lens.

Sigma announces super-fast 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art for APS-C DSLRs

Sigma has announced the 18-35mm F1.8 DC HSM Art lens for APS-C DSLRs - the world's first constant F1.8 zoom. The lens covers a 27-52.5mm equivalent range, and will be available in Canon, Nikon and Sigma mounts. As yet there is no announcement of a recommended price. The lens will offer the depth-of-field equivalent of a constant F2.7 on full-frame, and allow the use of lower ISO settings in low light, which may under-cut the need for some photographers to change formats.

Pentax Ricoh releases Ricoh GR camera with APS-C CMOS sensor

Pentax-Ricoh has announced the much rumored and leaked Ricoh GR, a 16.2MP APS-C sensor enthusiast compact camera. The GR continues on from Ricoh's GR Digital series of high-end, fixed-lens models, gaining a much larger sensor but continuing to offer a 28mm equivalent field of view, now with an F2.8 maximum aperture. It also retains the GRD IV's high-res 1.2m dot LCD and a range of photographer friendly functions. Despite a sensor nearly nine times as big, the recommend price increase by just $200 over the GRD IV, to $799.

Samsung US ships NX1100 mirrorless APS-C camera for $599.99

Samsung has announced the broader US availability of its 20MP NX1100 Wi-Fi mirrorless camera, which was initially announced by B&H. Priced at $599.99, the camera is available now in black or white and comes with a copy of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. In common with its predecessor, the NX1000, it includes 8fps continuous shooting, a 3-inch/921k-dot rear display and Full HD video recording. The only significant change is the Autoshare feature that automatically sends full resolution images and videos to mobile devices over Wi-Fi. There is currently no information about a European release.

Canon unveils EOS 100D/Rebel SL1 world's smallest and lightest APS-C DSLR

Canon has announced the EOS 100D/Rebel SL1, the world's smallest, lightest DSLR. It shares the 18MP resolution, DIGIC 5 processor, 3" touchscreen and 1080p30 video capability of the mirrorless EOS M. The camera does introduce much wider scene coverage of Canon's Hybrid AF system and shoots at up to 4 fps. The 100D has a recommended price of $799.99/£799 with the co-announced EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM kit lens.

Canon announces EOS 700D / Rebel T5i 18MP and 18-55mm STM lens

Canon has moved early to replace last year's 650D/Rebel T4i with the 700D/T5i. Like its predecessor, the new camera has an 18MP APS-C Hybrid CMOS sensor with built-in phase-detection autofocus, a DIGIC 5 processor, a 9-point cross-type AF system, and Full HD movie mode. Among only a few minor changes, the Canon 700D is bundled with a new 18-55mm STM lens, which should offer better movie AF at a recommended price of $899.99/£849.

Just Posted: Sony Alpha SLT-A57 review

Just Posted: Our review of the Sony Alpha SLT-A57. The A57 replaces the A55 which co-launched Sony's translucent fixed-mirror SLT lineup. While the A57 retains the same 16MP resolution of its predecessor, it inherits an impressive host of features from more recent NEX and SLT models. A 10fps full resolution burst mode, manual focus 'peaking' and class-leading 1080p60 video headline the specs of a beginner-friendly DSLR that, on paper, stacks up very well against the competition. At a street price of $700 with kit lens, is the A57 a compelling alternative for users looking for an affordable and versatile DSLR? Read our in-depth review to find out.

Sony SLT-A57 In-Depth Review
The Sony SLT-A57 shares the majority of its specs and features with the SLT-A65, NEX-5N and other recent Sony cameras for which we have provided in-depth reviews and analysis. Sections of text are therefore adapted from those earlier reviews and where appropriate we've included links to relevant sections of previous reviews.