Nikon D500 Sensor Review (DxOMark)

Nikon D500 w16-80mm lens

Kevin Carter has just tested the new APS-C flagship DSLR Nikon D500 at the Nikon D500 is the latest semipro-oriented crop camera with an all-new 20.9-Mpix APS-C CMOS sensor achieving a native ISO up to 51200, and capable of 10 fps in RAW with a 200-shot buffer. It achieved an overall DxOMark score of 83 points, a somewhat low score compared with Nikon D7200.

Nikon D500 sensor review

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“Performance redefined”, Conclusions from DxOMark:” Detractors might cite the D500’s lower pixel count over the Nikon D7200 as a step backwards, however, the new 20.9-Mpix sensor has enabled a phenomenal 10 fps maximum capture rate along with a decent-size 200 RAW (14-bit lossless) frame buffer — one of the main weaknesses of the D7200… Sensor performance is a real highlight, with excellent dynamic range at both low and high ISOs, and with noise levels that are not only on par with the D7200, but lower than the two main rivals. As a camera for sports and wildlife, the Nikon D500 is a solid choice, and although it is one of the most expensive crop cameras on the market today, it is also one of the most capable...”

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