• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 364.3mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T1 advantages over Sigma sd Quattro

  • Lens selection
    Good vs Limited
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Thinner
    46 mm vs 90 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster RAW shooting
    8.2 fps vs 3.6 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    23 vs 14 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sigma sd Quattro advantages over Fujifilm X-T1

  • Less expensive
    $899 vs $1700
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Newer
    2 years vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    19.6 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Excellent image quality; Solid, weather-sealed body; Retro design that actually makes sense in a digital camera; Very low viewfinder lag for single-servo shooting; Fast burst shooting with great buffer depths; In-camera Wi-Fi connectivity

  • Exposure compensation dial is easily bumped; Four-way controller buttons are hard to press; Significant viewfinder lag for burst shooting; No raw files above ISO 6,400; Default settings strongly limit JPEG dynamic range

The Competition

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Fujifilm X-T1
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $1700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
Sigma sd Quattro
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A3000

Fujifilm X-T1
Sony A3000
  • $1700
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Sigma sd Quattro
Sony A3000
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • Newer
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection

Compared to Samsung NX30

Fujifilm X-T1
Samsung NX30
  • $1700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $825
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sigma sd Quattro
Samsung NX30
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • More dots on screen
  • $825
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro H

Fujifilm X-T1
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $1700
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Sigma sd Quattro
Sigma sd Quattro H
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More viewfinder magnification

Compared to Fujifilm X-T2

Fujifilm X-T1
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $1700
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
Sigma sd Quattro
Fujifilm X-T2
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Shoot 4K video
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