• APS-H 476.1mm2
  • 25.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 47.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Sigma sd Quattro H advantages over Leica Q2

  • Less expensive
    $1099 vs $4995
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Leica Q2 advantages over Sigma sd Quattro H

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-H
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (DCI) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/500 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    7 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    47.3 vs 25.6 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    120 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster RAW shooting
    20.0 fps vs 4.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    14 vs 8 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/40000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 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
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Leica Q

Sigma sd Quattro H
Leica Q
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $3795
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica Q2
Leica Q
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $3795
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX1R II

Sigma sd Quattro H
Sony RX1R II
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica Q2
Sony RX1R II
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro

Sigma sd Quattro H
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Leica Q2
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Fujifilm X-H1

Sigma sd Quattro H
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More dots on screen
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica Q2
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-T3

Sigma sd Quattro H
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Shoot 4K video
Leica Q2
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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