The Nikon D850 was just awarded the first full 100 overall score ever given out to a DSLR by the testing lab DxOMark. The D850 now sits alone within the high spot on the digital camera leaderboard, with the full-frame mirrorless Sony a7R II sitting at #2 with a rating of 98.
That is the primary time a full-frame backside-illuminated sensor has appeared in a Nikon digital camera, and it’s a sensor that “breaks new floor for picture high quality,” DxOMark says. The D850 has the most effective shade and dynamic vary at base ISO amongst all commercially accessible cameras examined by the lab — it’s so good it rivals medium format sensors in some elements.
“At base ISO, the Nikon D850 picture high quality for shade is unmatched for a DSLR, though the mirrorless Sony A7R II and full body compact RX1R II comes fairly shut,” DxOMark writes. “The D850’s shade is on par with the most effective outcomes we’ve seen on medium-format sensors, such because the Part One IQ180 digital again, and fractionally forward of the Part One P65.”
The D850’s low-light ISO efficiency isn’t as top-notch as its different attributes, however DxOMark says it’s “nonetheless a really acceptable outcome” that “fares fairly properly.” The digital camera produces pretty low noise as much as ISO 3200 and will be pushed additional with noise discount software program throughout post-processing.
“The primary DSLR to hit 100 factors […] places the Nikon D850 in a category of its personal for picture high quality,” DxOMark concludes. “At base ISO, it’s unmatched for shade within the DSLR class, and its headline dynamic vary rating is excellent, too.
“So if you happen to’re on the lookout for the most effective picture high quality at low ISOs, at considerably much less value than a digital medium-format digital camera, the Nikon D850 appears to be like just like the digital camera you’ve been ready for.”