Sigma DP3 Merrill
Sigma DP3 Merrill
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Top 69%
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Sigma DP3 Merrill review: 42 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

46MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

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 25.4mm

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 a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

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

5. 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.
6400 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
97shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording (main camera)

The maximum resolution available for videos shot with the main camera. Although it may be possible to choose among other frame rates, those recordings usually have lower resolutions.
480 x 30fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

400g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. pixel density

471ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 2160ppi

11. resolution

1175 x 783px
Panasonic Lumix DC-TS7: 5184 x 3888px

12. battery power

1250mAh
Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6: 4360mAh

13. width

66.7mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

14. volume

653.19cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

15. height

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

16. 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
54% have it

17. thickness

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

18. has manual shutter speed

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

19. 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
57% have it

20. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Light L16: 5"

21. has a serial shot mode

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

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
53% have it

23. 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
69% have it

24. has manual focus

This allows to manually set the focus.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
62% have it

25. has manual exposure

This allows to manually set the exposure.
Sigma DP3 Merrill
66% have it

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