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Test Bench 0.8
Changelog

Updated

Initial changelog: Changelog 0.7

See the next 0.9 changelog.  

Tests

Body

  • Modified Body Picture.

Screen

  • Modified Screen Picture.

Assistance Functions (NEW Box)

  • All previous Photo & Video Assistance Functions are now merged under this box.
  • Added these additional Assistance Functions:
    • Level
    • Third Lines
    • Focus Peaking in Video Mode
    • Waveform in Photo Mode

Lens

  • Added Optical Image Stabilization.

Dynamic Range (NEW Box)

  • Replaces Dynamic Range Test from the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box.
  • Now testing under these ISO values:
    • Base ISO (also called Native ISO Minimum)
    • ISO 800
    • ISO 3200.
  • Now testing in RAW format.
  • Added an Exposure Recovery Picture.
    • New Noise Test for this picture.

Sharpness (NEW Box)

  • Replaces JPEG Sharpness Test from the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box.
  • Now testing under these ISO values:
    • Base ISO (also called Native ISO Minimum)
    • ISO 800
    • ISO 3200.
  • Now testing in RAW format in addition to JPEG.
  • Added a Sharpness Picture (close-up of one edge of our Test Chart) for every ISO value.

Color Accuracy (NEW Box)

  • Replaces Color Accuracy Test from the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box.
  • Now testing under these ISO values:
    • Base ISO (also called Native ISO Minimum)
    • ISO 800
    • ISO 3200.
  • Added a Results Graph for every ISO value.

Noise (NEW Box)

  • Replaces JPEG SNR 18% Test from the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box.
  • Now testing under these ISO values:
    • Base ISO (also called Native ISO Minimum)
    • ISO 800
    • ISO 3200.

Shooting Speed

  • Increased Buffer Size Test time limit to 30 seconds to increase chances to reach buffer limit.

Autofocus (Photo)

  • Object Tracking Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Face Tracking Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Added Face Tracking Slideshow.

FHD Video Autofocus Performance

  • Object Tracking In FHD Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Face Tracking In FHD Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Added FHD Face Tracking Video.

FHD Rolling Shutter

  • FHD Rolling Shutter Test complete revamp for better repeatability and improved visual.

4K Video Autofocus Performance

  • Object Tracking In 4K Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Face Tracking In 4K Test improved for better repeatability (new reviews only).
  • Added 4K Face Tracking Video.

4K Rolling Shutter

  • 4K Rolling Shutter Test complete revamp for better repeatability and improved visual.

Usage Ratings

Travel Photography

  • Increased weight of the Battery Score.
  • Replaced the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box with these new Image Quality-related boxes: 
    • Dynamic Range
    • Sharpness
    • Color Accuracy
    • Noise

 Landscape Photography

  • Replaced the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box with these new Image Quality-related boxes: 
    • Dynamic Range
    • Sharpness
    • Color Accuracy
    • Noise

Sport & Wildlife Photography

  • Replaced the previous Test Bench 0.7 "Image Quality" box with these new Image Quality-related boxes: 
    • Dynamic Range
    • Sharpness
    • Color Accuracy
    • Noise

Vlogging

    Added Overheat Recording Interruptions to the Vlogging Score.

71 Cameras Updated

We have retested popular models. The test results for the following models have been converted to the new testing methodology. However, the text might be inconsistent with the new results.

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