• APS-H 476.1mm2
  • 25.6 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Sigma sd Quattro H advantages over Nikon Z6

  • Less expensive
    $1099* vs $2397
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré

Nikon Z6 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
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 5.94 vs 4.30 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Thinner
    67 mm vs 90 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    11 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 viewfinder magnification
    0.80x vs 0.74x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Faster RAW shooting
    12.0 fps vs 4.4 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Bigger RAW buffer
    35 vs 8 shots
    Larger buffer for RAW shots (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Both provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Great image quality; Terrific high ISO performance; Fast AF speeds; Eye AF; Swift 12fps burst shooting; In-body image stabilization; High-quality 4K video; Robust build quality; Familiar Nikon design.

  • Single XQD card slot; Default high ISO NR a bit strong; No 4K 60p; 1/200s x-sync speed; Limited native lens selection (at this time).

The Competition

Compared to Sigma sd Quattro

Sigma sd Quattro H
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Larger sensor
  • More pixels
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger RAW buffer
Nikon Z6
Sigma sd Quattro
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $716
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Doesn't require an AA filter

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
Nikon Z6
Fujifilm X-H1
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A7 III

Sigma sd Quattro H
Sony A7 III
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z6
Sony A7 III
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • Newer
  • $1998
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Canon EOS R

Sigma sd Quattro H
Canon EOS R
  • $1099
  • APS-H
  • Less expensive
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon Z6
Canon EOS R
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1999
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach

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
Nikon Z6
Fujifilm X-T3
  • $1797
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
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