• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 75.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Sigma dp3 Quattro advantages over Samsung NX3000

  • Higher max flash sync
    1/1250 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Higher-res screen
    307k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Samsung NX3000 advantages over Sigma dp3 Quattro

  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 200 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 101 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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Compared to Sigma DP1 Merrill

Sigma dp3 Quattro
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
Samsung NX3000
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-M1

Sigma dp3 Quattro
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More pixels
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
Samsung NX3000
Fujifilm X-M1
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • NFC
  • $780
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Sigma dp2 Quattro

Sigma dp3 Quattro
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $1078
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
Samsung NX3000
Sigma dp2 Quattro
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1078
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Sigma dp1 Quattro

Sigma dp3 Quattro
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle lens
Samsung NX3000
Sigma dp1 Quattro
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Sigma dp3 Quattro
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More pixels
  • $1097
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Samsung NX3000
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $900
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1097
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
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