Summary Sigma SD14

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 11
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help Sigma X3 20.7x13.8mm
Screen resolution
Help 150k dots
Megapixels
Help 4.6 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 800 ISO
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Pros

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The Sigma SD14 vs other recent entry-level DSLRs

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Pentaprism

Cons

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Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Viewfinder size Small viewfinder Help
0.52x
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
800 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Announced Old Help
September 2006
Light sensitivity (boost) Very low boost light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Built-in focus motor No focus motor Help
Won't autofocus with all lenses
Weight Heavy Help
750 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
150k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3 fps
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
4.6 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Lens availability Very few lenses available Help
37 lenses
GPS No GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Size Quite large Help
Professional size (144×107×81 mm)
Thickness Thick Help
3.2"
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second

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Avatar for shinobi1 shinobi1 (1:41 PM, May 02, 2012)
I own one of these cameras.  Compared with today's DSLR Bayer cameras this thing sucks in almost every way imaginable . . except one . . it takes much better pictures!  Trouble is, to use this camera you have to know photography, know what you are doing, and NOT be in a hurry.  For many folks today, those are not acceptable requirements.  So this camera is not for the average "I wanna upgrade from point and shoot but still let the camera do most of my thinking" DSLR buyer.  With this camera, you had better be thoughtful and knowledgeable.  Or else you're gonna be really unhappy and dissatisfied.

As for me, personally, I love this camera.  That's because I want the best quality digital photographs I can achieve.  And I'm willing to put in the effort to obtain them!