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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 review Gordon Laing, December 2005


 



 




Outdoor / Resolution / Noise / Corner sharpness / Fringe and macro / Geometry / Vignetting

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 resolution comparison

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1 resolution test   To measure resolving power we photographed the standard ISO 12233 test chart with each camera set to its best quality JPEG settings. We then set the lenses to f8 using Aperture Priority mode. The crops are taken from the originals and presented here at 100%. Each number represents 100 lines per picture height (lpph), so a figure of 18 means a resolution of 1800 lpph.

The image left was taken with the Sony DSC-R1 at 42mm f8 (70mm equivalent); the original JPEG measured 3.76MB. With 1900 and 1950 lpph of horizontal and vertical resolution respectively, the R1 comfortably beats the other cameras here and approaches the limit of the ISO 12233 chart.


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1
Canon EOS-350D with 18-55mm EF-S
1900 lpph, 14.3-71.5mm at 42mm, f8, 1/60, 160 ISO
1750 lpph, 18-55mm EF-S at 35mm, f8, 1/60, 100 ISO

Fujifilm FinePix S9500 Zoom
 
Panasonic DMC-FZ30
1800 lpph, 6.2-66.7mm at 11mm, f8, 1/40, 80 ISO
1700 lpph, 7.4-88.8mm at 11mm, f8, 1/25, 80 ISO


Sony Cyber-shot DSC-R1
Canon EOS-350D with 18-55mm EF-S
1950 lpph, 14.3-71.5mm at 42mm, f8, 1/60, 160 ISO
1750 lpph, 18-55mm EF-S at 35mm, f8, 1/60, 100 ISO

Fujfifilm FinePix S9500 Zoom
 
Panasonic DMC-FZ30
1850 lpph, 6.2-66.7mm at 11mm, f8, 1/40, 80 ISO
1750 lpph, 7.4-88.8mm at 11mm, f8, 1/25, 80 ISO

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Outdoor / Resolution / Noise / Corner sharpness / Fringe and macro / Geometry / Vignetting
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