New Sigma SD1 camera review

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New Sigma SD1 camera review


Sigma SD1 is one of the smartest model cameras from the company. This innovative gadget from the company is best for special effect photography. Its stylish appearance and powerful performance are the highlighting features that made its place in the world of photography. 

Key Features:

  • Interchangeable lens SLR camera

  • 15x3MP Foveon X3 CMOS sensor

  • 11-point AF sensor

  • 460,000 dot LCD screen

  • Resolution of 48MP

  • Per-lens AF fine tuning

  • ISO 100-6400

  • Aspect Ratio of 3:2

  • Still Image Format of Exif 2.3, DCF 2.0

  • Viewfinder Magnification of 0.95X

  • TFT Color LCD Monitor

  • Monitor Size of 3.0 inches

  • Li-ion Battery Pack BP-21

  • Weight of 700g

This powerful camera supports continuous shooting of about 5 frames per second. The storage medium of this camera includes CompactFlash. Pentaprism SLR viewfinder is yet other significant feature of this gadget. It offers a very good Operating Humidity Range of about 85%. Data transfer options include USB 2.0 and also Video out (NTSC/PAL). 

The device has viewfinder frame coverage of 98% vertical and 98% horizontal. Metering Range of this camera is about EV 1 to 20. AF Operating Range of the device is EV -1 to +18. This gadget also comes with a TTL phase difference detection system. 

Sigma SD1 has a manual pop-up built-in flash. Operating Temperature of 0 - +40 degree Celsius is another point to be mentioned. This gadget offers an eye point of about 18mm.

The shutter which is electronically controlled is the attractive feature of this camera. Sigma SD1 operates at single AF and also continuous AF focusing modes. Another optional feature with this camera is AC adapter SAC-4. This product also comes up with an orange color AF assist light. It has an ISO Sensitivity of ISO 100-6400. It has an Exposure Control System as well. It provides an Exposure compensation of ±3EV.

The package includes a Battery Charger BC-21. There will also be a USB Cable, Neck Strap and also Video Cable. Eye Cap, Eyepiece Cap and Body Cap are also included in the package. SIGMA Photo Pro Disc and SD1 Instruction Manual with this package are really helpful even for fresh users. 

The price packages of Sigma SD1 is around Rs 1,15,000/-. It comes close to Nikon D3X and also Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III SLRs. This camera has already won good appreciation from the reviewers. This innovative camera is best ideal for even professional shooters. Admirers are hoping for more innovative products from the company in the near feature.

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