• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 21.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Sigma dp0 Quattro advantages over Canon EOS M50

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.33 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/1600 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Canon EOS M50 advantages over Sigma dp0 Quattro

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Tilt-swivel vs none
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    58 mm vs 126 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    4 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 19.6 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Comfortable ergonomics and solid build; Versatile EVF and tilt-swivel, touch-screen LCD; Good image quality; Great performance for its class; New C-RAW format saves on raw file size; 4K video is an M-series first.

  • Somewhat limited dynamic range; JPEGs a little soft at base ISO, and more so at higher ISOs; Warm white balance under incandescent light; Poor battery life; Raw buffer is still shallow (but C-RAW helps).

The Competition

Compared to Leica X Vario

Sigma dp0 Quattro
Leica X Vario
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Wider angle lens
  • $2525
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Canon EOS M50
Leica X Vario
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $2525
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sigma dp2 Quattro

Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $896
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon EOS M50
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $896
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sigma dp3 Quattro

Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon EOS M50
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Focus peaking
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS M5

Sigma dp0 Quattro
Canon EOS M5
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M50
Canon EOS M5
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $679
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Sony A6100

Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sony A6100
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Canon EOS M50
Sony A6100
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • $748
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
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