Sigma - SIGMA dp - Slick, unique camera to show off to your friends

Sigma just unveiled they have developed a new digital camera series called SIGMA dp.

SIGMA dp is a compact digital camera that has a new APS-C size effective 29MP Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor. The new image sensor features a triple-layered brightness information structure (1:1:4) which increases SIGMA dp's resolution and noise performance. As an image processor, "TRUE (Three-layer Responsive Ultimate Engine) III" was adopted.

SIGMA dp consists of 3 models:

- dp1 featuring a lens with a focal length of 19mm (equivalent to 28mm in 35mm format)
Size: W161.4×D87.1×H67mm

- dp2 featuring a lens with a focal length of 30mm (equivalent to 45mm in 35mm format)
Size: W161.4×D81.6×H67mm

- dp3 featuring a lens with a focal length of 50mm (equivalent to 75mm in 35mm format)
Size: W161.4×D101.8×H67mm

The release date and prices for all of these models have not been decided, however, they will be on display at CP+ 2014 Camera and Photo Imaging Show, which will take place from February 13 through February 16 at Pacifico Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan.

 

 

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Weight: 194g including a battery and SD memory card


 

 

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