• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sigma DP3 Merrill
  • Leica M10 (Typ 3656)
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Predecessor:   Leica M (Typ 240)
M (Typ 240) vs M10
Successor:    
General
Model Number: DP3 Merrill M10
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $999.99 $6595.00
Street Price: $899.00 $6,695.00
Date Available: 2013-03-15 2017-01-19
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 14.1 oz (400 g) 23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.8 x 2.6 x 3.2 in.
(122 x 67 x 81 mm)
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 in.
(139 x 80 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Foveon X3  
Effective Megapixels: 14.8 24.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm) 864mm2 (36mm x 24mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.00 microns 6.05 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.0x
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:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4704 x 3136 (14.8 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2336 x 1568 (3.7 MP, Other)
5952 x 3968 (23.6 MP, 3:2),
4256 x 2832 (12.1 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.0 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound  
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 Leica M bayonet
Lens: Sigma Lens; 10 elements in 8 groups n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 75mm  
Focal Length (actual): 50mm  
Zoom Ratio: Non-Zoom  
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/16, with 7-bladed diaphragm Varies with lens used
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 23 cm to Infinity
8.9 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: 52.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
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.) N/A (Manual focus with OVF/Live View with magnification, focus peaking)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.73x magnification; Optional Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.73x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.73x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,036,800 dots
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 No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (with programmable low and high limits), 100-6400 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps Auto, ISO 100 to 50,000 in 1/3 EV steps from ISO 200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Color Temperature Setting (2000-13100K), Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture; Live view: TTL Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes No
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: No scene modes or effects. Note that maximum shutter speed varies with aperture. Top shutter speeds are 1/2000s at f/5.6-f/16, 1/1600s at f/4.0-f/16 and 1/1250s at f/2.8-f/16.  
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit) Centre-weighted TTL pre-flash metering with Leica flash units (SF40, SF64, SF26), or flash units compatible with the system with SCA3502 M5 adapter
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync:   1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe Hot shoe with additional contacts for Leica Visoflex viewfinder
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support  
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 12-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW (14-bit, lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) with monaural sound  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
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 WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Threaded cable release or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Combined USB/AV  
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): 4.0 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0 5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 7 30
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 4.0  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 7  
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): 97 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   210 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-41 Proprietary 7.4v 1300mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x Proprietary BP-41 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 7.4v 1300mAh Lithium-ion rechargea
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: SIGMA Photo Pro  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 3 x 14.8 megapixel Foveon X3 sensor, Dual TRUE II image processors, 50mm f/2.8 macro lens, Quick Set menu, new Face Detection AF, AF+MF mode, VGA movies. Available in black or silver.