Sigma DP3 Merrill
Top 60%593 points
Top 60%
Megapixels
Number of cameras
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Top 80%
10 cameras
37.39MP - 46.21MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
No
megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
46
MP
Panono Camera
108MP
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Sigma DP3 Merrill: 41 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

46MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
286
0

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
23.5 x 15.7mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 38mm
243
0

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
185
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
170
0

5. weight

400g
HTC Re: 65.5g
141
0

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D5: 3280000ISO
126
0

7. video recording

480 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
112
0

8. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s
80
0

9. pixel density

471ppi
Sony Alpha 7R: 544ppi
76
0

10. width

66.7mm
DxO One: 26.2mm
76
0

11. volume

653.19cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

12. height

121.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

13. thickness

80.6mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

14. battery power

1250mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4360mAh
69
0

15. resolution

1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2: 1517 x 1920px
68
0

16. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless: 4.8"
57
0

17. has a two-stage shutter

A two-stage shutter is good for taking photos like a pro; apply pressure to the button in order for the lens to focus, and then press it fully to capture the photograph.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
52% have it
52
0

18. has manual shutter speed

This allows to manually set the shutter speed.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
44% have it
47
0

19. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
2.8
Ricoh GR II: 1
41
0

20. shoots raw

A raw image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor. Raw files are so named because they are not yet processed and therefore are not ready to be printed or edited with a bitmap graphics editor.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
55% have it
41
0

21. has a CMOS sensor

CMOS image sensors are slowly replacing CCD sensors, due to reduced power consumption and better image quality. They can be very compact and cost relatively little to produce.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
67% have it
41
0

22. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
51% have it
40
0

23. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
88% have it
40
0

24. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
75mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2000mm
39
0

25. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

26. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
63% have it
37
0

27. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
30s
Hasselblad X1D-50c: 3600s
36
0

28. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
59% have it
34
0

29. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
93% have it
32
0

30. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.1
31
0

31. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
92% have it
30
0

32. has manual white balance

With manual white balance you can choose the most accurate setting and avoid the green, blue or red hue which can occur in auto mode. You can also change the setting for artistic effect.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
96% have it
28
0

33. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
94% have it
27
0

34. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
98% have it
27
0

35. has USB mass storage support

It can transfer files, music, photos via USB, no need to install additional software.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
98% have it
27
0

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