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Sigma SD1 Merrill

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Sigma SD1 Merrill

$1,174.99
Sigma SD1 Merrill
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A good spec and award winning SLR digital camera, with one of the highest image qualities on the market but representing only average value for money
SLR 46MP 4704 X 3136 Pixels CMOS Jan 2015
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Sigma SD1 Merrill Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Sigma SD1 Merrill number 305 in best selling cameras and number 530 across all digital cameras.
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46 Reviews + 3 Awards
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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 83% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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:
Higher than average megapixels
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Heavier than average
Smaller than average eye relief

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How Big is the Sigma SD1 Merrill?

The Sigma SD1 Merrill is 145.5mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 113.5mm deep and weighs 700g.

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Sigma SD1 Merrill In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,174.99 it is in the most expensive 11% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Sigma SD1 Merrill of £849.00 ($849.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $325.99.

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Features

4704 X 3136 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the SD1 Merrill is 4704 x 3136 pixels. That's 7% lower image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the SD1 Merrill of 46MP is higher than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Sigma digital 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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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the SD1 Merrill of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 47% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the SD1 Merrill of 700g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The SD1 Merrill has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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

This 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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Smaller Than Average Eye Relief

The SD1 Merrill's eye relief of only 18mm is smaller than 71% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the eye reliefs range from 8mm to 27mm, and the average eye relief is 19mm.

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Average Display Diagonal

The SD1 Merrill's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 48% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital 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

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

sigma c26900, sigma 464m16, sigma bl900, sigma bj900

Barcodes:

00085126928766, 00085126928803, 00085126928810, 00085126928995

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