A number of customers agreed that this digital cameras was compact. Four years ago expert review site Photographyblog.com and wrote “The Sigma DP2 Merrill is a new serious compact camera featuring an intriguing 46 megapixel APS-C sensor from Foveon” in their review of this digital cameras. Photographyblog.com also wrote “The Sigma DP2 Merrill is a slow, cumbersome, rather unrefined and expensive compact camera that's really only suited to static or slow-moving subjects”. expert website Gizmodo.com mentioned “DP1 Merrill are Sigmas second try at building a compact vehicle for a Foveon X3 sensor”.
One Sigma DP2 Merrill owner who purchased the Sigma DP2 Merrill considered that it was good structurally. Photoreview.com.au gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned three years ago “Construction massive, mais solide”.