ST Digital Awards: Nominees

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best overall camera

ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best overall camera.
ST Digital Awards: Nominees for best overall camera.PHOTO: CANON; PANASONIC; LEICA; SONY


PHOTO: CANON

CANON EOS 5DS

The EOS 5DS is Canon's answer to medium-format cameras. This DSLR camera packs a 50.6-megapixel image sensor, which means its picture quality is almost on a par with the latter's. However, it costs only a fraction of the price of a medium-format camera. Plus, it has great handling.



PHOTO: PANASONIC

PANASONIC LUMIX DMC-GX8

The DMC-GX8 is a Micro Four Thirds mirrorless camera, which means it has a smaller image sensor than most interchangeable lens cameras. But this is one speedy camera, with intuitive handling and a great-looking rangefinder-style design. In addition, it delivers great still images and videos.



PHOTO: LEICA

LEICA Q (TYP 116)

The Q is a great, value-for-money Leica camera choice, with its rangefinder-like design, 24.1-megapixel full-frame image sensor and fixed Leica Summilux 28mm f/1.7 lens. Its bright 3.86-million-dot, built-in electronic viewfinder helps you to compose that perfect shot.



PHOTO: SONY

SONY CYBER-SHOT DSC-RX1R II

Featuring the 42.4-megapixel full-frame image sensor found in the Sony a7R II, the RX1R II easily makes it to the list. This compact camera impresses us with the sheer quality of its images, its user-friendliness and a compact body that includes a convenient, pop-up electronic viewfinder.



PHOTO: SONY

SONY a7R II

If you want a full-frame mirrorless camera, the Sony a7R II is probably the best one out there right now. With its fast autofocusing speed, intuitive design, 42.4-megapixel full-frame image sensor and a solid magnesium-alloy body, this camera has it all.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 30, 2015, with the headline 'BEST OVERALL CAMERA'. Print Edition | Subscribe