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Sigma DP2 Merrill

alaTest has collected and analyzed 258 reviews of Sigma DP2 Merrill. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders for all reviews. People really like the design and portability. The image quality and size also get good reviews. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and battery.

usability, size, image quality, portability, design

battery, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Camcorders the Sigma DP2 Merrill is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Sigma DP2 Merrill

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 20 user reviews of Sigma DP2 Merrill from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.co.uk.

95% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera - Black (46MP)Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera - Black (46MP)

Dec, 2016

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Sigma DP2 Merrill

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Sigma DP2 Merrill from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Camcorders on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and size. The price and portability also get good feedback, but comments are divided on the battery.

usability, portability, price, size, image quality

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Sigma C78900 DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera - BlackSigma C78900 DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera - Black

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: (photoreview.com.au)

Sigma DP2 Merrill

 

Sigma's second fixed-lens compact camera features a 'standard' focal length and same three-layer Foveon sensor as Sigma's flagship SD1 DSLR camera.

Like its siblings, the DP2 Merrill is a highly specialised camera that will suit a limited audience. At ISO 100, the slowest shutter speed is 30 seconds, which makes this camera well suited to low-light photography and can yield some excellent sunset...

Sep, 2013

Expert review by: Mario Aguilar (gizmodo.com.au)

Sigma DP2 Merrill Review: Clumsy Body, Beautiful Sensor

 

Sigma is better known for its camera lenses than its cameras. But the company also makes a ridiculously strong imaging technology — the semi-legendary Foveon X3 image sensor. The Sigma DP2 Merrill is Sigma's latest attempt to mobilise this sensor in a...

Probably not. The DP2 and DP1 Merrill are Sigma’s second try at building a compact vehicle for a Foveon X3 sensor, and this camera still feels very much like a concept. The imaging technology is incredible, but the box it’s inside of isn’t quite there...

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone: Yes

Battery

Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP-41
Power source type:Battery

Camera

Camera playback:movie, single image
Contrast adjustment: Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FRE, ITA, JPN, POL, POR, RUS, SWE
Photo effects:black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Scene modes:Landscape, Portrait
Self-timer:2,10
Tripod mountable: Yes
White Balance:Auto, Custom modes, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade

Design

Colour of product:Black

Display

Display:TFT
Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):920000

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock: Yes
Auto focusing (AF) modes:Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Multi Point Auto Focus, Selective Auto Focus

Lens System

Lens structure (elements/groups):8/6
Minimum aperture number:2.8

Light exposure

Auto Exposure (AE) lock: Yes
Light exposure control:Program AE
Light exposure correction:± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot

Memory

Compatible memory cards:SDHC

Operational conditions

Storage temperature (T-T):4704 x 3136

Other features

Built-in Flash: No
Frame: Yes
On/off switch: Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
Video capability: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Battery charger included: Yes
Cables included:USB

Picture Quality

Camera Type:MILC
Image sensor size (W x H):23.5 x 15.7
Image stabilizer: No
Megapixel:46
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):3264 x 2176
Supported aspect ratios:3:2
Total MegaPixels:48

Video

Full HD: No
HD type: No
Maximum Video Resolution:640 x 480
Motion JPEG frame rate:30
Video recording: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:5.92
Height :6.67
Weight:330
Width:12.2