As well as being compared against other mirrorless, the Sigma sd Quattro H is also often compared to boutiques, pro DSLRs, super zooms, entry-level DSLRs and digicams. The Sigma sd Quattro H's top rivals come from Olympus (such as the PEN-F and the OM-D E-M1 Mark II) and Sigma (such as the sd Quattro and the dp3 Quattro)

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to other mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots), much larger viewfinder (0.81x vs 0.59x), takes slightly higher resolution photos (25.7 MP vs 19.6 MP), has a weather sealed body and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 51,000 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.8 fps vs 30 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and lacks and external mic jack.

Olympus PEN-F

Olympus PEN-F
similar age
$999 (body only)
$1,148 14-42mm lens

Significant advantages of the PEN-F (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Much more lenses available: 108 lenses vs 37 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the PEN-F (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.81x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the PEN-F and sd Quattro H

  • None found

Sigma sd Quattro

Sigma sd Quattro
similar age
$699 (body only)
$899 30mm lens

Significant advantages of the sd Quattro (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the sd Quattro (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Smaller viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.81x
  • Lower true resolution: 19.6 MP vs 25.7 MP

common strengths of the sd Quattro and sd Quattro H

  • Very high resolution screens: 1,620k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10
9 months older
$522 (body only)
$400 16-50mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T10 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a GPS
  • Much smaller: Mid size (118×83×41 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the X-T10 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.41x vs 0.81x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the X-T10 and sd Quattro H

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300
similar age

Significant advantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Many more focus points: 425 vs 9

Significant disadvantages of the Alpha a6300 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.46x vs 0.81x

common strengths of the Alpha a6300 and sd Quattro H

  • Weather sealed
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Sony A7

Sony A7
2 years older
$798 (body only)
$965 - $998 28-70mm lens

Significant advantages of the A7 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Significantly more lenses available: 92 lenses vs 37 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the A7 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Hybrid detection vs Phase detection
  • Smaller viewfinder: 0.71x vs 0.81x

common strengths of the A7 and sd Quattro H

  • High resolution screens: 1,229k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Weather sealed

Fujifilm X-T30

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3 years newer
$899 (body only)
$999 - $1,039 15-45mm lens

Significant advantages of the X-T30 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Shoots much faster: 30 fps vs 3.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the X-T30 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.61x vs 0.81x
  • No weather sealing

common strengths of the X-T30 and sd Quattro H

  • Capture very high resolution images: 26 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to boutique competitors include: it has a slightly higher resolution screen (1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots), has a weather sealed body, much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 92%), slightly larger viewfinder (0.81x vs 0.49x) and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it is significantly larger (professional size (147×95×91 mm) vs standard size (113×65×72 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 102,400 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.8 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Sigma dp3 Quattro

Sigma dp3 Quattro
2 years older
$700 - $899

Significant advantages of the dp3 Quattro (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the dp3 Quattro (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Significantly lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the dp3 Quattro and sd Quattro H

  • Inexpensive: $699.99 vs $1,099.00

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II
4 months older
$3,298

Significant advantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (113×65×72 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has an external mic jack

Significant disadvantages of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II and sd Quattro H

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection

Leica CL

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1 year newer
$2,495 - $2,795

Significant advantages of the CL (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (131×78×45 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10 fps vs 3.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the CL (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the CL and sd Quattro H

  • None found

Leica Q2

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3 years newer
$4,995

Significant advantages of the Q2 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots much faster: 20 fps vs 3.8 fps
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 46.7 MP vs 25.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the Q2 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Q2 and sd Quattro H

  • None found

Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F
1 year newer
$1,050 - $1,299

Significant advantages of the X100F (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Significantly smaller: Standard size (127×75×52 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Has an external mic jack
  • Shoots faster: 8 fps vs 3.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the X100F (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.33x vs 0.81x
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots

common strengths of the X100F and sd Quattro H

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $1,049.99 vs $1,099.00

Canon EOS RP

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3 years newer
$1,299 - $1,699

Significant advantages of the EOS RP (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Many more focus points: 4,779 vs 9
  • Smaller: Prosumer size (133×85×70 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the EOS RP (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in lens only
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots

common strengths of the EOS RP and sd Quattro H

  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Inexpensive: $1,299.00 vs $1,099.00

compared toPro DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to pro DSLR competitors include: it significantly larger viewfinder (0.81x vs 0.65x) and is newer (february 2016 vs december 2011).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller screen (3" vs 3.2"), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (6,400 ISO vs 1,640,000 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.8 fps vs 10 fps) and doesn't have a screen which flips out.

Nikon D750

Nikon D750
1 year older
$1,149 - $1,297 (body only)
$1,797 24-120mm lens

Significant advantages of the D750 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"
  • Shoots much faster: 6.5 fps vs 3.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the D750 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.81x
  • Lower resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 1,620k dots

common strengths of the D750 and sd Quattro H

  • Inexpensive: $1,149.00 vs $1,099.00

Nikon D500

Nikon D500
similar age
$1,399 - $1,797 (body only)
$2,114 - $2,397 16-80mm lens

Significant advantages of the D500 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Many more focus points: 153 vs 9
  • Shoots much faster: 10 fps vs 3.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the D500 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.65x vs 0.81x
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 20.7 MP vs 25.7 MP

common strengths of the D500 and sd Quattro H

  • Inexpensive: $1,399.00 vs $1,099.00

Nikon D800

Nikon D800
4 years older
$1,299 - $1,879 (body only)
$3,464 24-85mm lens

Significant advantages of the D800 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Much higher true resolution: 36.2 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Significantly larger screen: 3.2" vs 3"

Significant disadvantages of the D800 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Significantly smaller viewfinder: 0.70x vs 0.81x

common strengths of the D800 and sd Quattro H

  • Inexpensive: $1,299.00 vs $1,099.00

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (1,620k dots vs 921k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (25.7 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a weather sealed body, much better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 97%) and uses fast phase detection autofocus (phase detection vs contrast detection).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.8 fps vs 60 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED).

Nikon DL24-500

Nikon DL24-500
similar age

Significant advantages of the DL24-500 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in flash
  • Shoots much faster: 60 fps vs 3.8 fps
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD

Significant disadvantages of the DL24-500 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,037k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Built-in lens only
  • Lower true resolution: 20.7 MP vs 25.7 MP

common strengths of the DL24-500 and sd Quattro H

  • Capture extremely high resolution images: 20.7 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Both use faster phase detection autofocus which is uncommon: Phase detection vs Phase detection
  • Each supports an external flash

Nikon Coolpix B600

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2 years newer
$327

Significant advantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in flash

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix B600 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Coolpix B600 and sd Quattro H

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (122×82×99 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 3.6"
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

compared toEntry-level DSLR competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to entry-level DSLR competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (1,620k dots vs 1,040k dots), much larger viewfinder (0.81x vs 0.59x) and takes much higher resolution photos (25.7 MP vs 24 MP).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.8 fps vs 7 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a lower quality type of viewfinder (digital vs pentaprism) and lacks and external mic jack.

Canon EOS 80D

Canon EOS 80D
similar age
$872 - $999 (body only)
$870 - $1,149 18-55mm lens

Significant advantages of the EOS 80D (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Has an optical viewfinder: Pentaprism vs Digital
  • Shoots much faster: 7 fps vs 3.8 fps
  • Much more lenses available: 220 lenses vs 37 lenses

Significant disadvantages of the EOS 80D (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower true resolution: 24 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.59x vs 0.81x

common strengths of the EOS 80D and sd Quattro H

  • High resolution screens: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Above average viewfinder size: 0.59x vs 0.81x
  • Weather sealed

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Sigma sd Quattro H compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much higher resolution screen (1,620k dots vs 921k dots), takes much higher resolution photos (25.7 MP vs 9.7 MP), has a weather sealed body, significantly better viewfinder coverage (100% vs 98%) and much larger viewfinder (0.81x vs 0.09x).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in flash, is slightly larger (professional size (147×95×91 mm) vs mid size (114×72×41 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out and is older (february 2016 vs january 2019).

Sigma DP3 Merrill

Sigma DP3 Merrill
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DP3 Merrill (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Smaller: Standard size (122×67×59 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)

Significant disadvantages of the DP3 Merrill (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 920k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection
  • Built-in lens only

common strengths of the DP3 Merrill and sd Quattro H

  • Support external flash

Panasonic Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95)

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3 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in flash
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (112×69×42 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.09x vs 0.81x
  • Much lower resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 25.7 MP

common strengths of the Lumix DC-ZS80 (Lumix DC-TZ95) and sd Quattro H

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

Nikon Coolpix A1000

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2 years newer
$477

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Built-in flash
  • Significantly smaller: Mid size (114×72×41 mm) vs Professional size (147×95×91 mm)
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A1000 (vs the sd Quattro H)

  • Much lower resolution screen: 921k dots vs 1,620k dots
  • Much lower true resolution: 9.7 MP vs 25.7 MP
  • Slower autofocus: Contrast detection vs Phase detection

common strengths of the Coolpix A1000 and sd Quattro H

  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second