Nikon D500 Image Quality Comparison: Pitting the new flagship APS-C Nikon against the challengers
posted Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 5:48 PM EDT
Come one, come all and step into the ring with Nikon's latest flagship APS-C offering. Sporting a 20.9MP sensor, an EXPEED 5 processor and no optical low-pass filter, the Nikon D500 is some seven years in the making and eagerly awaited by fans of this line. Our technical editor Zig Weidelich has now penned our image quality comparison report, and it's awaiting your inspection.
How does the D500 stack up to its D300S predecessor as the ISO gauge rises? Or how about its biggest competitor, the Canon 7D Mark II, or the full frame Nikon D750? We take a closer look for you across the most common working ISO settings to get a better idea of who holds the I.Q. cards as ISO rises.
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