• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma dp1 Quattro
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General
Model Number: dp1 Quattro QX1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Lens-Style Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes No
Retail Price: $999.00 $399.99
Street Price: $849.50 $498.00
Date Available: 2014-10-15 2014-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 15.0 oz (425 g) 7.6 oz (216 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.4 x 2.6 x 3.4 in.
(161 x 67 x 87 mm)
2.9 x 2.7 x 2.1 in.
(74 x 70 x 53 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3 Quattro Sony
Effective Megapixels: 19.6 20.1
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.33 microns 4.25 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Not needed None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   78
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   1,063
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, 16:9),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
2704 x 1808 (4.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1808 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
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)
5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 3.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/​16Mbps)
Movie File Format:   MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio)
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Sony E
Lens: Sigma Lens; 9 elements in 8 groups n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28mm  
Focal Length (actual): 19mm  
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 9-bladed diaphragm  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 58.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   2x Clear Image Digital Zoom
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / No LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-31 hotshoe-mounted optical viewfinder available  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 16000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits Auto (100-16000), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
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 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No Yes
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit) Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction: On/Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 4.0 m / 13.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: Optional EF-140S compact flash has GN=14m (ISO 100) Lens dependent; GN = 6m (ISO 200) / 4m (ISO100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/1250 at F2.8, 1/1600 at F4 and 1/2000 at F5.6 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio)
Included Memory: No memory included  
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via USB cable switch Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):   Multi Terminal/Micro USB, Wi-Fi with NFC
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   3.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   15
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 200 shots 440 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-51 Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary BP-51 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
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. World's first lens-style camera with interchangeable lens mount.