We're glad you asked. Making tiny sensors for phones wouldn't break a sweat for sony. Nikon did make TWO mistakes with the Z system. Omnivision gained some of the losses. FRIENDS. If that is the Case why doesn't Sony use it in their Mirrorless line up? In this buying guide we’ve rounded up all the current interchangeable lens cameras costing around $2000 and recommended the best. So the advantage of Sony sensor diminishes for the time being. Samsung remains the biggest competitor to Sony's image sensor business. So that list is definitely not a list of largest semiconductor manufacturers ;), Also, Toshiba is on that list, and as we all know Sony bought Toshibas image sensor buisness in 2015. So, if Sony hadn't made this sensor, you think we would have seen more innovation in that Fuji camera?That sensor was key to unlocking many of the "powers" of that camera. here: petapixel dot com /2017/03/22/sony-keeps-best-sensors-cameras/you can read that what I tell has been said by Sony Kenji Tanaka, Pollup I've heard this for years on other forums, it's a natural thing to suspect such behaviour. 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My mountain bike is a Frame by Giant, but (as new) the shocks are Fox, the gears and brakes Shimano, plus bits from Race Face and others. If they are way superior than Sony at some point, there is nothing stopping camera makers to switch ship.There will always one brand to be the best for some time, as long as it's not monopoly, it's fine. In 2018, the South Korean company announced that it would expand the production capacity of its own image sensor business and that its ultimate goal was to overtake Sony. The latter could use more modern wafer machines to produce them. And still from Sony cameras files are bla. Since as panther fan and I noted that all new cameras are coming with thinner CFA and worse colours, it is a big concern to me since it greatly effects my preferences. :), I was wondering the same, i guess dpreview is allowed to be a little late from time to time, PS: Isnt it funny how they used the battery grip in the video and even mentioning it ^^, It's 02:54 in Seattle were DPreview is based. But that doesn’t allow the Japanese brand to sit on its past laurels. And various other manufacturers like google with their pixel line also rely on Sony and their dual-pixel smartphone sensors.Just like quad pixel technology, and some other features Sony just hasn't scaled those concepts up for larger sensors. Don McCullin's illustrious career is set to arrive on the silver screen in a new film adapted from McCullin's autobiography. A camera for me is a tool, and while "authenticity" is nice, quality and performance are more important, to me. PRINT The new 23mm and 33mm F1.4 offer 35mm and 50mm full-frame equivalent focal lengths, respectively. Competitors like Samsung, Canon (maybe OmniVision?) Canon not active in that market either. It seems they are supplying almost everyone except Canon. (DR will show shadow noise with is different, so that is why noise may not look equal). Sony has much larger volume than anyone else, thus they have lower per-unit costs. The Nik Collection 3 by DxO has been updated to version 3.3, adding 25 new presets to celebrate the company's 25th anniversary. It is said for next generation cameras (not X-T4 by the way) that Fujifilm and Nikon have signed onto their bandwagon. Very gently though, just an amount to close gap to APS-C a little, possibly having Fuji X in mind when doing so. Review: Does the Canon Rebel T8i DSLR make sense in an increasingly mirrorless world? But it's exponentially harder. The 24mp 6K sensor has been chopped up so many ways. Not weird at all. According to DP site engine f.a.n.b.o.y. It also features nearly 150 wonderful images from past Olympics games. And thankfully, the results of its image sensors are still better than what you get with Samsung’s sensors. Even AMD have moved onto 7nm, and are making fools of them, @3pgreyAMD is not at 7nm. The only weak point of the Z cameras (for prosumers) was the AF. If physics didnt work, we wouldnt have any of these cameras to argue about in the first place. What’s the best camera for less than $1000? Take a look at National Geographic and see how many Canon & Nikon files end up there compared to every other brand. Like the market segmented by use case. It's not like Sony can just lie on their tech without trying. You know that sensor manufacturing differs in many ways from regular semiconductor manufacturing? Which most probably will get banned in more and more EU cities...... Whatever, I like big engines more but prefer to stick to real brands with real history as MB and BMW If need to trash money :). 7nm of company A could be essentially the same as 10nm (with or without +) of company B or C and sometimes marketing department gets the upper hand and then... And AMD has been fabless for over a decade. But that sensor is the same technology than the 48mpx one, just larger physical size. And even if Canon had "important patents" that wouldn't stop Sony or Samsung.