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Sigma SD1
5.9 out of 10

Sigma SD1

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Overall 6
6.0

Expert Review

PhotoRadar
13 August 2012
  • Conclusion: Alternatively, the camera can automatically take a picture either two or 10 seconds after the mirror's been moved.
  • Pros: Excellent IQ at low ISOs, Images contain bags of detail, Robust build
  • Cons: Frustratingly slow write times, Noise at high ISO, No live view or video, Sigma raw software slow
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Overall 5
5.0

Sigma SD1 Merrill

PC Magazine
19 May 2012
  • Conclusion: The Sigma SD1 Merrill is built around the uniquely designed image sensor, but a high price, sluggish performance and a time-intensive Raw workflow make it a difficult sell to all but the most devoted Foveon disciples.
  • Pros: Excellent build quality. High-quality viewfinder. Good control layout. Unique sensor design. Infrared shooting capability.
  • Cons: Expensive. Sluggish performance. Subpar LCD. Substandard JPG output. Difficult Raw workflow. No video support.
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Overall 6
6.0

Sigma SD1 Merrill review

TechRadar UK
13 August 2012
  • Summary: Now a fraction of its original price, but is a revolutionary sensor enough?
  • Pros: Excellent IQ at low ISOs, Images contain bags of detail, Robust build, The camera delivers on its picture quality promise at low ISO settings and, despite its lower 'true' resolution, it has the potential to outshine cameras with bigger sensors.
  • Cons: Frustratingly slow write times, Noise at high ISO, No live view or video, Sigma raw software slow, Images may be sharp, but the performance in other areas isn't. Picture noise debuts at lower ISO settings than we'd like, and the slow processing/write times can be crippling. There's no live view e...
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