Canon EOS 7D vs Sigma SD1

Canon EOS 7D
Sigma SD1

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 7D

Has live view
Live view
Preview your photos
Rapid fire
Continuous shooting
8 fps
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
400 ms startup delay
Barely any delay taking photos
Shutter lag
131 ms shutter lag
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma SD1

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Fastest shutter speed
Fast shutter speed
1/8000 of a second

galleries

Explore our gallery of 43 sample photos taken by the Canon EOS 7D.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Sigma SD1.

competitors

Canon EOS 7D Competitors

Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$756 - $999 body only

$839 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Startup delay More startup delay
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$879 - $1,097 body only

$1,389 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

Overall image quality Much better image quality
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag More shutter lag
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,259 - $1,399 body only

$1,679 - $1,799 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Overall image quality Significantly better image quality
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Sigma DP2 Quattro

Sigma DP2 Quattro

Boutique

$699 - $700

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$2,299 body only

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Sigma SD15

Sigma SD15

Entry-level DSLR

$1,500 body only

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Weather sealed No weather sealing

discussion

Canon EOS 7D
EOS 7D
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Sigma SD1
SD1
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