34points

Sigma SD15

72points

Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

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62 facts in comparison

Sigma SD15 vs Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Sigma SD15
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
34
points
Sigma SD15
72
points
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Why is Sigma SD15 better than Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM?

  • 170shots longer battery life
    ?

    500shotsvs330shots
  • Has an optical viewfinder
    ?
  • 38.89% more battery power
    1500mAhvs1080mAh
  • 11.1% faster flash X-sync
    ?

    1/180svs0.00625s
  • 2 more cross-type focus points
    ?

    5vs3
  • 4.2mm thinner
    80.5mmvs84.7mm

Why is Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM better than Sigma SD15?

  • 28.33% larger sensor
    ?

    23.5 x 15.6mmvs20.7 x 13.8mm
  • 10 more focus points
    ?

    15vs5
  • 15.22% more megapixels (main camera)
    16.2MPvs14.06MP
  • 4x higher maximum light sensitivity
    ?

    12800 ISOvs3200 ISO
  • Has a flip-out screen
    ?
  • 3.33x faster shooting at highest resolution with AF as JPEG format
    ?

    10fpsvs3fps
  • Supports Wi-Fi
    ?
  • 188g lighter
    492gvs680g

Price comparison

Design

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Fujifilm GFX100

1774 x 1330px

831 x 554px

1176 x 784px

2.pixel density
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Best

Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S

1437.5ppi

333ppi

471ppi

3.viewfinder coverage
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With 100% coverage, you can compose the image correctly when you capture the photo. With less than full coverage, you may have to crop your photos afterward to get them looking perfect.

Best

Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark III

100%

96%

100%

4.Has a built-in focus motor
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The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
5.Has a flip-out screen
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Flip-out screens can be useful for tricky shots.

Sigma SD15
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
6.has an optical viewfinder
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An optical viewfinder (or OVF) allows the photographer to compose a shot while seeing exactly what the lens will capture. OVFs have no time lag and require no power - as opposed to electronic viewfinders, which can drain battery life. OVFs are also better in low light situations.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Optics

1.focus points
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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.

Best

Canon EOS R

5655

5

15

2.sensor size
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The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

Best

Polaroid Snap

81.2 x 25.4mm

20.7 x 13.8mm

23.5 x 15.6mm

3.Has phase-detection autofocus for photos
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Phase-detection autofocus is much faster than a contrast detection autofocus, allowing for sharper images. Show more

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4.maximum light sensitivity
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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. Show more

Best

Nikon D6

3280000 ISO

3200 ISO

12800 ISO

5.megapixels (main camera)
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Best

Panono Camera

108MP

14.06MP

16.2MP

6.continuous shooting at high resolution
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Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

Best

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 VII

90fps

3fps

10fps

Videography

1.has continuous autofocus when recording movies
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When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp. Show more

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2.Has phase-detection autofocus for videos
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A phase-detection autofocus system is faster than a contrast detection autofocus system. Even when recording scenes with a lot of fast movements, the videos are sharp and clear.

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3.supports AVCHD format
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AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video. It's a standard popular among professional cameras and camcorders.

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Audio

1.has a stereo microphone
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A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.

Sigma SD15
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
2.has a microphone input
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A microphone port allows connecting external high-end or specialized microphones.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Battery

1.Battery life (CIPA)
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CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

Best

Nikon D3x

4400shots

500shots

330shots

2.has a removable battery
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The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken. Show more

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3.has a rechargeable battery
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The battery can be recharged and used over again.

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4.battery power
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Best

Samsung Galaxy NX Mirrorless + 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6

4360mAh

1500mAh

1080mAh

5.has a battery level indicator
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An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Features

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card. Show more

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2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
3.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
4.has an accelerometer
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An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.

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Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
5.has a HDMI output
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Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

Sigma SD15
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM
6.has GPS
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GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.

Sigma SD15
Sony SLT-A55 + Sony DT 18-55mm/ F3.5-5.6 SAM

Miscellaneous

1.has 3D photo/video recording capabilities
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The device captures 3D still photos and/or 3D videos due to two separate lenses.

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