• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Sigma fp advantages over Nikon Z5

  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 69 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    422g vs 675g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Nikon Z5 advantages over Sigma fp

  • Less expensive
    $1597 vs $1899
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/200 vs 1/30 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    13 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS RP

Sigma fp
Canon EOS RP
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z5
Canon EOS RP
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony A7C

Sigma fp
Sony A7C
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • More dots on screen
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z5
Sony A7C
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Dual card slots
  • $1798
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • NFC

Compared to Nikon Z6 II

Sigma fp
Nikon Z6 II
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $2079
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Tiltable Screen
Nikon Z5
Nikon Z6 II
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • $2079
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Sigma fp L

Sigma fp
Sigma fp L
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • More pixels
Nikon Z5
Sigma fp L
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $2499
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Sony A7 IV

Sigma fp
Sony A7 IV
  • $1699
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $2500
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z5
Sony A7 IV
  • $1297
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $2500
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-camera panoramas
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