• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 14.8 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 21.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sigma DP3 Merrill advantages over Sigma dp0 Quattro

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.00 vs 4.33 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/2.8 vs f/4.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • More telephoto lens reach
    75 mm vs 21 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    80 mm vs 126 mm
    Thinner

Sigma dp0 Quattro advantages over Sigma DP3 Merrill

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 200 vs 97 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Newer
    3 years vs 6 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    19.6 vs 14.8 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Wider angle lens
    21 mm vs 75 mm
    Capture more of the scene

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.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • 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
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Sigma DP1 Merrill

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Newer
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture

Compared to Leica X Vario

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Leica X Vario
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $2099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Leica X Vario
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $2099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Sigma dp2 Quattro

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sigma dp1 Quattro

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sigma dp3 Quattro

Sigma DP3 Merrill
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Newer
Sigma dp0 Quattro
Sigma dp3 Quattro
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More telephoto lens reach
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