• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 19.6 megapixels
  • 21.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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General
Model Number: QX1 dp0 Quattro
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Lens-Style Camera Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $399.99 $999.00
Street Price: $548.00 $936.87
Date Available: 2014-11-15 2015-07-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.6 oz (216 g)
includes batteries
17.6 oz (500 g)
Size: 2.9 x 2.7 x 2.1 in.
(74 x 70 x 53 mm)
6.4 x 2.6 x 5.0 in.
(161 x 67 x 126 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony Foveon X3 Quattro
Effective Megapixels: 20.1 19.6
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 357.28mm2 (23.20mm x 15.40mm) 368.95mm2 (23.50mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.25 microns 4.33 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG Full Color
Anti Aliasing Filter: None Not needed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 78  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.8  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.8  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,063  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5456 x 3632 (19.8 MP, 3:2),
5456 x 3064 (16.7 MP, 16:9),
3872 x 2576 (10.0 MP, 3:2),
3872 x 2176 (8.4 MP, 16:9),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1536 (4.2 MP, 16:9)
5424 x 3616 (19.6 MP, 3:2),
4816 x 3616 (17.4 MP, 4:3),
5424 x 3048 (16.5 MP, 16:9),
3616 x 3616 (13.1 MP, 1:1),
5424 x 2328 (12.6 MP, Other),
2704 x 1808 (4.9 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1808 (4.3 MP, 4:3),
2704 x 1520 (4.1 MP, 16:9),
1808 x 1808 (3.3 MP, 1:1),
2704 x 1160 (3.1 MP, Other),
7680 x 5120 (39.3 MP, 3:2),
6816 x 5120 (34.9 MP, 4:3),
7680 x 4320 (33.2 MP, 16:9),
5120 x 5120 (26.2 MP, 1:1),
7680 x 3296 (25.3 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p/16Mbps)
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio)  
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Sony E n/a
Lens: n/a Sigma Lens; 11 elements in 8 groups including 4 "F" Low Dispersion (FLD) glass elements, 2 Special Low Dispersion (SLD) glass elements, and 2 aspheric lenses, including a wide double-sided aspheric lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   21mm
Focal Length (actual):   14mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range:   f/4 - f/22, with 7-bladed diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   100 cm to Infinity
39.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   18 cm to Infinity
7.1 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 58.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 2x Clear Image Digital Zoom  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: Multi Point (25 points) Contrast Detection: 9 points select mode, Free move mode (It is possible to change the size of Focus Frame to Spot, Regular and Large), Face Detection AF mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / No LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: No Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 0.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution:   921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 16000 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto (100-16000), 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800, 16000 Auto, 100-6400 in 1/3 EV steps; Auto has programmable High/Low limits
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Underwater, Color Temp./ Filter (2500-9900K with 15-step Magenta/Green compensation) Auto, Auto (Lighting Source Priority), Daylight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Color Temperature, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/2000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative Multi-segment Evaluative, center-weighted average, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Color modes: Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, Cinema, Sunset Red, Forest Green, FOV Classic Blue, FOV Classic Yellow, Monochrome
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Flash off, Auto flash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync. Red-eye reduction: On/Off Normal, Redeye, Slow Sync., Redeye + Slow Sync (with compatible external flash unit)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 4.0 m / 13.1 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Lens dependent; GN = 6m (ISO 200) / 4m (ISO100) Optional EF-140S compact flash has GN=14m (ISO 100)
Max Flash Sync: 1/160 1/1600 at F4 and 1/2000 at F5.6
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Micro M2 / microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (12-bit ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW (.X3F), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with AAC-LC stereo audio)  
Included Memory:   No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Via USB cable switch
Connections (extended): Multi Terminal/Micro USB, Wi-Fi with NFC  
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.5  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
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Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 440 shots 200 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BP-51
Usable Battery Types: NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-FW50 Lithium-ion rechargeable 2 x Proprietary BP-51 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software:   SIGMA Photo Pro
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's first lens-style camera with interchangeable lens mount. New Foveon X3 Quattro sensor and TRUE III image processing engine.