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General
Model Number: dp1 Quattro
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $999.00
Date Available: 2014-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 15.0 oz (425 g)
Size: 6.4 x 2.6 x 3.4 in.
(161 x 67 x 87 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 19.6
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
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: 5424 x 3616 (19.6 MP, 3:2),
4816 x 3616 (17.4 MP, 4:3),
5424 x 3048 (16.5 MP, Other),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
2704 x 1808 (4.9 MP, Other),
2400 x 1808 (4.3 MP, Other),
2704 x 1520 (4.1 MP, 16:9),
1808 x 1808 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
2704 x 1160 (3.1 MP, Other),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
7680 x 3296 (25.3 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
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; 9 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm
Normal Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large), Face Detection AF mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 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: Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit)
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via USB cable switch
Connections (extended):  
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG):  
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus):  
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record Time:  
Record -> Play Max Res Time:  
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-51 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 0
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: New Foveon X3 Quattro sensor and TRUE III image processing engine.

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