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Sigma DP2 Merrill

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Sigma DP2 Merrill

$909.00
Sigma DP2 Merrill
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A high image quality and award winning MILC digital camera, a massive range of available lenses but representing only moderate value for money
MILC 46MP 1x CMOS Jul 2012
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Sigma DP2 Merrill Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sigma DP2 Merrill number 265 in best selling cameras and number 552 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
94 Reviews + 2 Awards
60
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this digital 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 2018.
This Sigma digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Only 640 x 480 pixels video resolution
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.

Sigma DP2 Merrill front dimensions
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Sigma DP2 Merrill In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $909.00 it is more expensive than 76% of cameras.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the Sigma DP2 Merrill of 46MP is very high compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 99% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Sigma DP2 Merrill is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sigma camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The DP2 Merrill does not have a built-in flash, unlike 68% of cameras which have a built-in flash.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Sigma DP2 Merrill of 330g is in the heaviest 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Sigma DP2 Merrill has a tripod mount, unlike 73% of cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Video Capability

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The Sigma DP2 Merrill supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Sigma DP2 Merrill of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 93% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The DP2 Merrill does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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3264 X 2176 Still Image Resolution

The DP2 Merrill supports a maximum still image resolution of 3264 x 2176. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Sigma DP2 Merrill features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00085126929121, 04054319104917, 05711045941221

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