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Sigma DP3 Quattro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews of Sigma DP3 Quattro. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the usability and lens are overall positive. The design and image quality also get good feedback, but the image stabilizer and flash get critical comments. Opinions about the low light performance and viewfinder are mixed.

performance, image quality, design, lens, usability

durability, battery, flash, stabilizer

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Sigma DP3 Quattro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Jim Fisher (

Sigma dp3 Quattro


The Sigma dp3 Quattro can capture incredibly sharp macro photos, but its Foveon image sensor isn't cut out for low-light shooting.

Incredibly detailed images at low ISOs. Short telephoto lens with 1:3 macro magnification. Crisp rear LCD. Solid control scheme. Add-on optical viewfinder loupe available.

Slow performer. Lens omits image stabilization. Subpar image quality at higher ISOs. Funky design can be a turnoff. No video support or built-in flash. Short battery life.

Performance and Conclusions Sigma's dp cameras aren't known for speed, and the dp3 is no exception. It requires about 4 seconds to turn on, focus, and fire, and when set to its full range the autofocus system requires about 0.6-second to lock onto a...

Jul, 2015


Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (

Sigma DP3 Quattro Review


The Sigma DP3 Quattro is a compact camera with a 39-megapixel APS-C sized Foveon X3 Quattro sensor. The DP3 Quattro's unique sensor outputs 5424x3616-pixel raw images at the highest resolution setting, and is comprised of four seperate layers, with...

Essentially identical to the previous two Quattro cameras, the new DP3 Quattro extends the family by offering a 75mm equivalent short-telephoto lens that also doubles up as a useful tool for macro photography.

May, 2015

Expert review by : Mike Tomkins (

Sigma dp3 Quattro Review


A radical change. But now, the status quo has gone out the window. With the Sigma dp3 Quattro and its simultaneously-launched siblings, the dp1 Quattro and dp2 Quattro -- the company uses a brand-new image sensor that's fundamentally different to those...

Price and availability. Priced at US$1,000 or thereabouts, the Sigma dp0 Quattro will ship in the US market from April 2015.

Feb, 2014

Expert review by : Joshua Waller (

Sigma dp3 Quattro Sample Photos


Full size JPEG and raw sample photos from the new Sigma dp3 with 50mm f/2.8 lens.

Jun, 2015

Price comparison for Sigma DP3 Quattro

  Store     Price
Sigma DP3 Quattro Compact Digital Camera
Volume image data has become lighter and it enables much faster image processing and lower current consumption
$898.00 TO SHOP
Sigma C79900 DP3 Merrill Digital Camera with Foveon...
Same Foveon X3 46 megapixel Direct Image sensor as the SD1 DSLR camera
$599.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP3 Quattro Compact Digital Camera and LCD...
Foveon X3 Quattro direct sensor provides 39 megapixel-equivalent ultra high resolution+ LCD View finder Kit
$1,098.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP2 Quattro Compact Digital Camera
Volume image data has become lighter and it enables much faster image processing and lower current consumption
$898.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP1 Quattro Compact Digital Camera
this sensor produces incredible resolution, precise gradation, gorgeous color, breathtaking realism with a...
$898.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP2 Merrill Compact Digital Camera
Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor (CMOS), Image Sensor- Size 23.5×15.7mm, Color Photo Detectors Total Pixels...
$758.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP0 Quattro Compact Digital Camera
The dp0 is the fourth camera in the new Quattro series to be released, with the dp1, dp2 currently...
$898.00 TO SHOP
Sigma DP-1 Merrill Digital Camera with 46 Megapixel...
Foveon X3 Merrill Sensor: The Foveon X3 direct image sensor captures all primary RGB colors at each and...
$648.00 TO SHOP
Amano Atomic Time Clock TCX 45
Automatic or manual print - Prints in minutes, tenths or hundredths
$245.00 TO SHOP
Sigma FT - 1201 Converter Attachment for DP3 Quattro
Specially developed for DP3 Quattro
$136.00 TO SHOP

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