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

$779 - $899 body only

$891 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Autofocus Video autofocus
Startup delay More startup delay
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,244 - $1,499 body only

$1,899 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Color depth Better color depth
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$1,211 - $1,499 body only

$1,355 - $1,849 with 18-135mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Sigma sd Quattro

Sigma sd Quattro

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$789 - $799 body only

$999 - $1,060 with 30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,190 - $2,499 body only

$2,699 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Shutter lag Much less shutter lag
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sigma DP2 Quattro

Sigma DP2 Quattro

Boutique

$859 - $879

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder

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