• 0.98 inch 285.7mm2
  • 4.6 megapixels
  • 41.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma DP2
  • Sigma dp3 Quattro
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General
Model Number: DP2 dp3 Quattro
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $870.00 $999.00
Street Price:   $899.00
Date Available: 2009-05-20 2015-04-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 9.2 oz (260 g) 16.4 oz (465 g)
Size: 4.5 x 2.3 x 2.2 in.
(113 x 60 x 56 mm)
6.4 x 2.6 x 4.0 in.
(161 x 67 x 102 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3 Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 4.6 19.6
Sensor Format: 0.98 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 285.66mm2 (20.70mm x 13.80mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.84 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2, 16:9 3:2
Color Filter Type: Full Color Full Color
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Not needed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2640 x 1760 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
2640 x 1485 (3.9 MP, 16:9),
1872 x 1248 (2.3 MP, 3:2),
1312 x 880 (1.2 MP, Other)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.21), 12-bit RAW (.X3F) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 320x240 (30)
Movie File Format: AVI  
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: No No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Sigma Lens (7 Elements in 6 Groups) Sigma Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 41mm 75mm
Focal Length (actual): 24.2mm 50mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - ? f/2.8 - f/16, with 7-bladed diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 28 cm to Infinity
11.0 in to Infinity
100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 3.0x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast detection, 9-points 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? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional VF-21 into hot-shoe  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   6400
Minimum ISO (native):   100
ISO Settings: Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 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 Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Vivid, Standard, Neutral, B&W or Sepia 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: Yes No
Flash Modes: Normal Flash, Red-Eye Reduction Flash and Slow Synchro Mode Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 n/a
Flash Range Description: 28cm - 3m (ISO 200) Optional EF-140S compact flash has GN=14m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync:   1/1250 at F2.8, 1/1600 at F4 and 1/2000 at F5.6
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe (X Sync. Contact) Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F) 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No 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
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via USB cable switch
Connections (extended): Audio out (mono)  
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):    
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
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: 0.0 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-31 Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-31 Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BP-51 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 SIGMA Photo Pro
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Same Foveon X3 sensor as DP1, 41mm eq. lens instead of 28mm eq., True II image processor. New Foveon X3 Quattro sensor and TRUE III image processing engine.