Summary Sigma SD1

Prices Price
Body only
$1,849
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 8
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
Screen resolution
Help 460k dots
Megapixels
Help 15.4 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 3"
Light sensitivity
Help 6,400 ISO
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Lenses Lenses
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Sigma SD1

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Pros

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The Sigma SD1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder size Large viewfinder Help
0.62x
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism
Weather sealed Weather sealed Help
Shoot in extreme weather
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second

Cons

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The Sigma SD1 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Below average sized screen Help
3"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
6,400 ISO
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
4500 ms startup delay
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
15.4 MP
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
11
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
37 lenses
Announced Old Help
September 2010
Size Quite large Help
Professional size (146×113×80 mm)
Lowest price Very expensive Help
$1,849.00
Weight Heavy Help
706 g
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
460k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Cross type focus points Fewer cross-type focus points Help
2
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
382 ms shutter lag
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Thickness Thick Help
3.1"
Popularity Not so popular Help
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