Sony NEX 7 vs Sigma SD1

Sony NEX-7
Sigma SD1

Reasons to buy the Sony NEX 7

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
1200 ms startup delay
Takes 3D photos
3D
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions
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

$398 body only

$548 with 16-50mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Focus points Significantly more focus points
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha NEX-6

Sony Alpha NEX-6

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$549 body only

$1,126 with 16-50mm lens

Focus points More focus points
Weight Slightly lighter
3D Doesn't take 3D photos
Sony Alpha a6300

Sony Alpha a6300

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$998 body only

$1,148 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

$789 - $799 body only

$999 - $1,060 with 30mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Live view Has live view
Built-in flash No built-in flash
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
Cross type focus points Many more cross-type focus points
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
Autofocus Slower autofocus

discussion

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