Fujifilm X-Pro1 vs Sigma SD1

Fujifilm X-Pro1
Sigma SD1

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

High resolution screen
Screen resolution
1,230k dots
24p movies
Supports 24p
For that film look
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1300 ms startup delay
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
 

Reasons to buy the Sigma SD1

Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Badge
Phase detection autofocus
fast and accurate
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
External flash not needed

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-Pro1.
Explore our gallery of 2 sample photos taken by the Sigma SD1.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Startup delay
Much less startup delay
1300 ms vs 4500 ms
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3.5x less delay when turning on
Screen resolution
Much higher resolution screen
1,230k dots vs 460k dots
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More than 2.5x higher resolution screen
Size
Significantly smaller
140×82×43 mm vs 146×113×80 mm
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2.7x smaller
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Viewfinder coverage
Better viewfinder coverage
100% vs 98%
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Almost the same
Live view
Has live view
Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.7" vs 3.1"
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Around 50% thinner
Weight
Lighter
450 g vs 706 g
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Around 40% lighter
Lens availability
More lenses available
58 lenses vs 37 lenses
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Around 60% more lenses available
Lowest price
Significantly cheaper
$739.99 vs $1,999.00
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The best price we've seen is $1,259 cheaper (2.7x less)
Shutter lag
Slightly less shutter lag
369 ms vs 382 ms
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Almost the same
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Sigma SD1

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Autofocus
Faster autofocus
Phase detection vs Contrast detection
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Catch candid moments easily
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Yes vs No
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Sealed to shoot in the rain
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Yes vs No
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Viewfinder
Has a through-the-lens viewfinder
Pentaprism vs Tunnel
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Through-the-lens viewfinders let you see exactly what your photo will look like
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.62x vs 0.24x
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More than 6.5x larger viewfinder
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1Tunnel
SD1Pentaprism
Fastest shutter speed Fast max shutter speeds Help
X-Pro11/4000s
SD11/8000s
Common Weaknesses
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
X-Pro1369 ms
SD1382 ms
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Lens availability Few lenses available Help
X-Pro158 lenses
SD137 lenses
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,240 - $2,499 body only

$2,800 - $3,099 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,198 - $1,698 body only

$1,498 with 28-70mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Startup delay Has slightly more startup delay
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$733 - $897 body only

$987 - $1,197 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,269 - $1,399 body only

$1,799 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$649 body only

$718 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$999 body only

$1,019 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M10

Olympus OM-D E-M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$390 - $499 body only

$526 - $599 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Has a slightly higher resolution screen
Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
Sensor type Has a CCD-family sensor

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,586 - $1,899 with 18-135mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$799 body only

$940 - $1,099 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Viewfinder size Significantly larger viewfinder
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$848 - $1,168

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$999 - $1,299

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sigma SD15

Sigma SD15

Entry-level DSLR

$599 body only

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$1,749 body only

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Autofocus Video autofocus
Size Larger
Weight Significantly heavier
Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$749 - $900 body only

$1,039 - $1,047 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Autofocus Video autofocus
Weight Heavier
Nikon D5100

Nikon D5100

Entry-level DSLR

$368 body only

$640 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Autofocus Video autofocus
Weather sealed No weather sealing
Viewfinder coverage Significantly less viewfinder coverage

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