• 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 32,000

Buy From

Differences

Sigma fp advantages over Sony A6100

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.98 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 59 mm
    Thinner
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    18.0 fps vs 11.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    18.0 fps vs 11.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 51200 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Sony A6100 advantages over Sigma fp

  • Less expensive
    $698 vs $2149
    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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/160 vs 1/30 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    76 vs 12 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    33 vs 12 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Sony A6100

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Leica M (Typ 262)

Sigma fp
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $4993
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Higher max flash sync
Sony A6100
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $4993
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica M10

Sigma fp
Leica M10
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $7671
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Sony A6100
Leica M10
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
  • $7671
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-T100

Sigma fp
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Larger sensor
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Sony A6100
Fujifilm X-T100
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Slower slow-motion
  • NFC
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Sony A6400

Sigma fp
Sony A6400
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony A6100
Sony A6400
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Higher extended ISO

Compared to Canon EOS RP

Sigma fp
Canon EOS RP
  • $1799
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Sony A6100
Canon EOS RP
  • $598
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Larger sensor
Compare Other Cameras?