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
Lens availability
Slightly more lenses available
60 lenses
Badge
Autofocus
Phase detection
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Pentaprism

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
Movie format
Shoots movies
1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Size
Significantly smaller
140x82x43 mm vs 146x113x80 mm
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2.7x smaller
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
Significantly lighter
450 g vs 706 g
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Around 40% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
6 fps vs 5 fps
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20% faster continuous shooting
Shutter lag
Slightly less shutter lag
369 ms vs 382 ms
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Almost the same
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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
Lens availability
More lenses available
60 lenses vs 8 lenses
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7.5x more lenses available
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
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recommendations

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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Interchangeable lenses Interchangeable lenses 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-Pro1:Tunnel
SD1:Pentaprism
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$999.00
SD1:$1,002.49
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
X-Pro1:369 ms
SD1:382 ms
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$997 body only

$1,170 - $1,297 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 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$2,799 - $3,099 body only

$3,399 - $3,699 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$2,415 - $2,611 body only

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$645 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly 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

$859 - $1,099 body only

$1,330 - $1,449 with 18-135mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon EOS 7D

Canon EOS 7D

Pro DSLR

$849 - $970 body only

$1,299 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Has slightly less startup delay
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,328 - $1,799 body only

$2,099 - $2,199 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Slightly higher maximum light sensitivity
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,199 - $1,200 body only

$1,599 - $1,600 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$887 - $899

Built-in flash Built-in flash
Battery life Slightly longer battery life
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$699 - $700 body only

$999 - $1,000 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
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$548 body only

$649 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Startup delay Less startup delay
Lens availability More lenses available
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Movie format Does not take movies

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Pentax K-3

Pentax K-3

Entry-level DSLR

$841 - $1,097 body only

$1,079 - $1,164 with 18-135mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Autofocus Video autofocus
Weight Heavier
Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Pro DSLR

$2,349 body only

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Lowest price Significantly more expensive
Pentax K-50

Pentax K-50

Entry-level DSLR

$337 - $367 body only

$420 - $449 with 18-55mm lens

Autofocus Video autofocus
Movie format Shoots movies

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