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Sigma DP1X

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58

TechSpot Metascore

Based on 10 expert reviews
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    2
  • Bad:
    7

Expert reviews and ratings

By Computeractive on 60

Decent still photos but overall it's too expensive for a compact camera...

By Good Gear Guide on 50

We wish we could report that this Sigma DP1x camera is expensive, slow and awkward to operate; yet capable of taking stunning pictures to make it worth every penny of its asking...

By Expert Reviews on 40

A quirky camera with plenty of charm, but it struggles to compete with big-sensor compacts from the better established brands....

By GadgetSpeak on 68

This is very slightly larger than a small ‘point and shoot’ digital camera but a good deal smaller than most DSLR however in reality it is neither, it has good points and bad, two that stick out are no optical zoom and a poor inbuilt...

By Photo Review Australia on 70

Sigma's DP1x features the same 20.7 x 13.8 mm Foveon X3 sensor and wide angle lens as Sigma's first large-sensor compact camera, the DP1, which was released just over three years ago. This recent update is largely cosmetic and combines the rear...

By DigitalVersus on 40

The Sigma DP1x is an unusual camera that has a large-format sensor and a fixed focal length. While the sensor clearly has potential, the camera's design is seriously out-dated. We fear it'll be no match for the upcoming Fujifilm X100...

By 5FWD on 60

There's no doubt that the Sigma DP1x offers impressive image quality – with sharp and vibrant details – but this camera is let down when it comes to resolution. With images that feature a maximum size of 2652 x 1768 pixels, you'll be...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

Every time I review a Sigma camera I find myself repeating the same explanation of its unusual Foveon X3 sensor technology. I'm sure regular visitors to TrustedReviews are getting a bit tired of reading it, so this time I'd first like to point...

International Review By Betabuzz on 88

Was auf den ersten Blick nach einer vielversprechenden Alternative zu Spiegelreflex-Klasse klingt, enttäuscht in der Praxis so ziemlich auf allen Ebenen: Wer deutsche Wertarbeit im Digitalkamera-Bereich sucht, greift zumindest angesichts der Sigma...

International Review By Les Numériques on 40

Le DP1x est un appareil hors norme doté d'un grand capteur et d'une focale fixe. Si le capteur laisse entrevoir des possibilités, le boîtier n'est vraiment plus au goût du jour. L'arrivée du Fujifilm X100 ne...

International Review By Focus Numérique on

Le DP1x intègre le nouveau processeur de traitement des images TRUE 2 (Three-layer Responsive Ultimate Engine) II qui devrait apporter un gain au niveau du traitement des images et notamment du bruit électronique dans les hautes sensibilités et...

International Review By Magnus.de on

Wer bewusst fotografieren will und nicht auf den schnellen Schnappschuss aus ist, findet in der DP1x ein Instrument, mit dem sich im RAW-Prozess gute Bilder bis ISO 400 erstellen lassen. Die Bildqualität bei höheren ISO-Zahlen und das Tempo...