Sony NEX 7 vs Sigma SD1

Sony NEX-7
Sigma SD1

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Really small
Size
Compact (111×59×38 mm)
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
 

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 2 sample photos taken by the Sigma SD1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Sony NEX-7.

competitors

Sony NEX-7 Competitors

Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$498 body only

$592 - $598 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
Size Slightly larger
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$500 body only

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$894 - $948 body only

$1,048 with 16-50mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Focus points Many more focus points
Size Slightly larger

Sigma SD1 Competitors

Sigma sd Quattro

Sigma sd Quattro

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$750 - $799 body only

$999 - $1,000 with 30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Sigma sd Quattro H

Sigma sd Quattro H

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,099 - $1,199 body only

$1,720 with 30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Canon EOS 70D

Canon EOS 70D

Pro DSLR

$615 - $899 body only

$869 - $999 with 18-55mm lens

Startup delay Much less startup delay
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder size Slightly smaller viewfinder

discussion

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