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Sigma DP2 Merrill

$909.00
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured 46 megapixel 1 times zoom factor digital camera
MILC 46MP 1x CMOS Jul 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
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Sigma DP2 Merrill Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Sigma DP2 Merrill number 32 across all digital cameras.
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85 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has not bad expert reviews and great user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report product quality, it is reasonably priced and is robust.
This Sigma digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high megapixel
Fairly large display diagonal
Very small optical zoom
Does not have a built-in flash

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How Big is the Sigma DP2 Merrill?

The Sigma DP2 Merrill is 121.5mm wide and 66.7mm tall. It is 59.2mm deep and weighs 330g.

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Sigma DP2 Merrill In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites liked this Sigma camera. This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Photoreview.com.au who concluded it was exceptional and it received a PhotographyBlog.com "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Sigma camera has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100 based on eight expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, PC Mag, photoreview.com.au and digitalfoto.dk.

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User Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Sigma digital camera rated this digital camera 90 out of 100 on average. Over 92% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report Great Product Quality

10 people wrote in their reviews that the Sigma DP2 Merrill was good quality.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Six customers who reviewed it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four people reckoned that this digital camera was well made.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was compact.

Sigma Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 374 owner and expert reviews (including 86 verified purchases) for Sigma cameras and found that on average Sigma has very good ratings. We also found that Sigma has very good ratings specifically within its cameras range. 94% of those that bought a Sigma digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

37 owners who purchased it wrote that it was able to produce good images and three people wrote that the product had a good image sensor.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Eight people concluded that this digital camera was easy to use and three owners said that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Three owners who purchased this digital camera thought it had a good battery life.

Users Report Excellent Design

Three people who reviewed the product considered that it was good looking.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four people said in their reviews that the Sigma DP2 Merrill had a good lens.


Features

Fairly High Megapixel

When compared to other digital cameras that we have checked, the megapixel of the DP2 Merrill of 46 megapixels is one of the highest. The average megapixel of digital cameras is 16MP.

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Average Weight

The Sigma DP2 Merrill has a fairly typical weight (330 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 1 times zoom factor, the DP2 Merrill has one of the smaller optical zooms amongst digital cameras of this age. The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Sigma DP2 Merrill does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the DP2 Merrill has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9".

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Supports Video Capability

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The DP2 Merrill supports video capability. Most of the other cameras also support video capability.

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The DP2 Merrill has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers (only 2.8) amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2 and the largest is 22.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11. When compared to other cameras, the maximum aperture number of the Sigma DP2 Merrill of only 2.8 is one of the smallest.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The DP2 Merrill features contrast adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Sigma DP2 Merrill does not support Full HD video, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The DP2 Merrill has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera was released in July 2012.


Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $10 (1%)

There was a cheaper price of $899 at Adorama 59 days ago.

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Product Identifiers

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00085126929121, 04054319104917, 05711045941221

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