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Sigma DP3 Quattro

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Sigma DP3 Quattro

$860.00
Sigma DP3 Quattro
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An award winning and good spec compact digital camera, with a breathtakingly high 29MP megapixels but representing only middle of the road value for money
Compact 29MP 1x No Mar 2015
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Sigma DP3 Quattro Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sigma DP3 Quattro number 283 in best selling cameras and number 514 across all digital cameras.
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17 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Value for Money
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78
Features
Good Features
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 100% 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 cameras 2018.
This Sigma digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
7680 x 5120 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Sigma corporation is pleased to announce the new generation of high image quality compact camera, the 'sigma dp3 quattro that incorporates a newly developed foveon x3 direct image sensor (generation name: quattr
Ue and without peer among image sensors, the foveon direct image sensor is similar to traditional color film in that its multiple layers capture all of the information that visible light transmits. along with sigma's proprietary image processing technology, this sensor produces incredible resolution, precise gradation, gorgeous color, breathtaking realism with a 3d feel. in other words, full-bodied image quality.<br>the 'sigma dp3 quattro incorporates a high performance 50mm f2.8 (equivalent to a 75mm lens on a 35mm slr) lens, which is optimized for the quattro sensor to maximize the sensor performance, enabling sharp rendering performance from the maximum aperture. the lens offers enhanced macro functionality, making the camera perfect for quality macro shooting. when the dedicated conversion lens ft-1201 (optional) is attached to the front of the lens, it magnifies the focal length of the lens by 1.2 times.<br>with the release of the 'sigma dp3 quattro, photographers can suit cameras to each photography style; 'sigma dp1 quattro for wide angle photography, 'sigma dp2 quattro for standard photography and 'sigma dp3 quattro for mid-telephoto and macro range photogra
Heavier than average
Only 200 battery life

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How Big is the Sigma DP3 Quattro?

The Sigma DP3 Quattro is 161.4mm wide and 67mm tall. It is 101.8mm deep and weighs 465g.

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Sigma DP3 Quattro In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $860.00 it is in the most expensive 27% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sigma DP3 Quattro of £749.00 ($749.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $111.00.

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Features

7680 X 5120 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the DP3 Quattro is 7680 x 5120 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The DP3 Quattro's sensor megapixels of 29MP is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The DP3 Quattro's optical zoom of only 1x is smaller than 94% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Sigma DP3 Quattro of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The DP3 Quattro's weight of 465g is heavier than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the DP3 Quattro of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 55% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the DP3 Quattro which takes 200 battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sigma c82900, sigma zg900

Barcodes:

00085126931179

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