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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
 

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
 
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differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Movie format Shoots movies 1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
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 140x82x43 mm vs 146x113x80 mm
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2.7x smaller
Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
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
Weight Significantly lighter 450 g vs 706 g
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Around 40% lighter
Thickness Significantly thinner 1.7" vs 3.1"
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Around 50% thinner
Lowest price Significantly cheaper $899.00 vs $1,799.00
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The best price we've seen is $900 cheaper (2x less)
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 16 MP vs 15.4 MP
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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
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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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X-Pro1:APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
SD1:APS-C 23.5x15.7mm
Interchangeable lenses Both support interchangeable lenses, which is uncommon in cameras similar to these Help
Many lenses to choose from
True resolution Capture very high resolution images Help
X-Pro1:16 MP
SD1:15.4 MP
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
Sensor type Better sensor types Help
Better in low light
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$899.00
SD1:$1,799.00
Weight Heavy Help
X-Pro1:450 g
SD1:706 g
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Shutter lag Significant shutter lag Help
X-Pro1:369 ms
SD1:382 ms
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,498 - $2,298 body only

$1,798 - $1,998 with 28-70mm lens

True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$1,097 - $1,147 body only

$1,394 - $1,430 with 18-140mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes significantly higher resolution photos
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon D7000

Nikon D7000

Entry-level DSLR

$701 - $840 body only

$913 - $1,150 with 18-105mm lens

Startup delay Has significantly less startup delay
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Nikon D800

Nikon D800

Pro DSLR

$2,797 - $3,297 body only

$3,144 with 55-200mm lens

Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Lowest price Is much more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 6D

Canon EOS 6D

Pro DSLR

$1,699 - $1,899 body only

$2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Significantly higher maximum light sensitivity
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$1,049 - $1,150 body only

$200 - $1,249 with 18-55mm 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 FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,299

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-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,689 - $1,699 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 X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 body only

$1,199 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 X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$469 - $599 body only

$649 - $799 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Built-in flash Built-in flash
Screen resolution Much lower resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Leica M9

Leica M9

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,885 body only

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Startup delay Less startup delay
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

$988 - $1,197 body only

$1,200 - $1,337 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Movie format Shoots movies
Weight Heavier
Sigma SD15

Sigma SD15

Entry-level DSLR

$939 body only

Size Slightly smaller
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Weather sealed No weather sealing
True resolution Much lower true resolution

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