• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Sigma dp1 Quattro advantages over Leica TL2

  • Less expensive
    $899 vs $2148
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/1250 vs 1/180 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

Leica TL2 advantages over Sigma dp1 Quattro

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 250 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 87 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    17 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Higher-res screen
    410k 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/40000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Sigma DP1 Merrill

Sigma dp1 Quattro
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Newer
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
Leica TL2
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $2179
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sigma dp2 Quattro

Sigma dp1 Quattro
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica TL2
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $2179
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Sigma dp3 Quattro

Sigma dp1 Quattro
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica TL2
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $2179
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Sony A6500

Sigma dp1 Quattro
Sony A6500
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica TL2
Sony A6500
  • $2179
  • APS-C
  • Thinner
  • Newer
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Leica CL

Sigma dp1 Quattro
Leica CL
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica TL2
Leica CL
  • $2179
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
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