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Dynamic range is a measure of the camera's ability to record useful detail in the brightest and darkest parts of a scene. It's measured in EV (exposure values), and the higher the figure the better. We test dynamic range in controlled laboratory conditions using DxO Analyzer hardware and software.
JPEG dynamic range analysis: There's not much between the 70D (not shown here) and 80D for JPEG dynamic range, but neither can quite match the Pentax K-3 II and Nikon D7200 at some low- to mid-range sensitivity values.
Raw (converter to TIFF) dynamic range analysis: Canon has managed to squeeze more dynamic range from the 80D than the 70D indicating that images have a good range of tones. However, the Pentax K-3 II achieves higher values.
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