• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sigma DP3 Merrill advantages over Fujifilm XF10

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.00 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    75 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Fujifilm XF10 advantages over Sigma DP3 Merrill

  • Less expensive
    $389 vs $899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 330 vs 97 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    41 mm vs 80 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    4 months 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
  • Lighter weight
    279g vs 400g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 14.8 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 4.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    13 vs 7 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 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

  • 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.

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $460
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Fujifilm XF10
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $436
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $460
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Ricoh GR

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Ricoh GR
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
Fujifilm XF10
Ricoh GR
  • $436
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $799
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner
Fujifilm XF10
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $436
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Ricoh GR II
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XF10
Ricoh GR II
  • $436
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $497
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Fujifilm X70
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X70
  • $436
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
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