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General
Model Number: DP1x
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $349.00
Date Available:  
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 8.8 oz (250 g)
Size: 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.0 in.
(113 x 60 x 51 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3
Effective Megapixels: 4.7
Sensor Format: 0.98 inch
Sensor size: 285.66mm2 (20.70mm x 13.80mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.84 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2640 x 1760 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
2640 x 1485 (3.9 MP, 16:9),
1872 x 1248 (2.3 MP, 3:2),
1312 x 880 (1.2 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 12-bit RAW (.X3F)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Sigma Lens (6 Elements in 5 Groups)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 mm
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom
Aperture Range: f/4.0 - f/11
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 3.0x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point Contrast Detection
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type: Optional add-on type.
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 3200
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600*, 3200* (* RAW only)
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Flash on, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro, Slow Synchro/Red-eye Reduction
Flash Guide Number: 6.0
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 30cm to 3m
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (X Sync. Contact)
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): Audio out (monaural), DC input
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-31
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-31 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 250
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro 4.0
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Update of DP1 with True II Processor, Faster AF, Revised Rear Design, Dedicated Quick Set Button.

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