Sigma SD1 Merrill Overview

Key Features

  • APS-C, 24 x 16 CMOS (Foveon X3) Sensor
  • 15 Megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6,400
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • Optical (pentaprism) viewfinder
  • 790g. 146 x 113 x 80 mm
  • Replaced Sigma SD1 - Compare


Sigma SD1 Merrill Overview
Sigma SD1 Merrill is a 15 Megapixel, APS-C, 24 x 16 CMOS (Foveon X3) Sensor DSLR Camera. This DSLR Camera was announced in 2012-04-10.
Sigma SD1 Merrill replaced the Sigma SD1
Compare Sigma SD1 Merrill vs Sigma SD1 here
Sigma SD1 Merrill vs other DSLR Cameras
This part compares the pros and cons of Sigma SD1 Merrill vs other DSLR Cameras.

PROs


RAW Supported
Large Screen Size at 3"
High Screen Resolution at 460,000 dots
Built-in Flash
External Flash
Environmental Sealing


CONs


No Live View
No Touch Screen
No Touch Autofocus
No Autofocus Tracking
No Face Detection Autofocus
No Microphone Port
No HDMI Connectivity
No Wireless Connectivity
Heavy Body at 790g
No GPS
Large Body
Sigma SD1 Merrill Photography Recommendations
This section reviews how Sigma SD1 Merrill is recommended for different types of photography.

Sigma SD1 Merrill Daily and Social Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Daily and Social Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Daily and Social photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
No Live View
No Wireless Connectivity
Heavy Body Weight at 790 g
Large Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality

Sigma SD1 Merrill Portrait Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Portrait Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Portrait photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Quality
Average Resolution Sensor at 15 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode

Sigma SD1 Merrill Sports Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Sports Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Sports photography camera, click here.

Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 6,400 ISO


Sigma SD1 Merrill Street Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Street Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Street photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
No Live View
Heavy Body Weight at 790 g
Large Body Size
RAW Image Quality
No Face Detection Autofocus
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode

Sigma SD1 Merrill Landscape and Wildlife Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Landscape and Wildlife Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Landscape and Wildlife photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
No Live View
No GPS
Heavy Body Weight at 790 g
Large Body Size
Environmental Sealing
RAW Image Quality
Average Resolution Sensor at 15 Megapixels
Aperture-Priority
Optical (pentaprism) Viewfinder
No Image Stabilization
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 6,400 ISO

Sigma SD1 Merrill Low light Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Low light Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Low light photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
No Live View
Built-in Flash
RAW Image Quality
External Flash
Aperture-Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Manual Focus Mode
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 6,400 ISO

Sigma SD1 Merrill Family and Kids Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Family and Kids Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Family and Kids photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
RAW Image Quality
Average Resolution Sensor at 15 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
No Image Stabilization
Manual Focus Mode
No Autofocus Tracking
Continuous Autofocus

Sigma SD1 Merrill Wedding and Social Events Photography


The following specifications determine our recommendation for Sigma SD1 Merrill Wedding and Social Events Photography. To read more about our criteria to determine the best Wedding and Social Events photography camera, click here.

Large APS-C, 24 x 16 mm Sized Sensor
No Wireless Connectivity
RAW Image Quality
Average Resolution Sensor at 15 Megapixels
No Face Detection Autofocus
External Flash
Manual Focus Mode
Average Max Light Sensitivity at 6,400 ISO


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