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Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c

Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81
Sigma fp L front
 
Sony Alpha A7c front
Portability
78
Imaging
77
Features
88
Overall
81

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Key Specs

Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Boost to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Revealed March 2021
  • Superseded the Sigma fp
Sony A7c
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 51200 (Raise to 204800)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 509g - 124 x 71 x 60mm
  • Revealed September 2020
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Overview

The following is a in-depth overview of the Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by brands Sigma and Sony. There exists a huge gap among the resolutions of the fp L (61MP) and A7c (24MP) but both cameras offer the identical sensor size (Full frame).

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The fp L was announced 7 months after the A7c so they are of a similar generation. Both of these cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before we go right into a thorough comparison, here is a brief introduction of how the fp L scores vs the A7c when considering portability, imaging, features and an overall mark.

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Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Sony A7c

 fp L A7c 
RevealedMarch 2021September 2020Newer by 7 months
Screen size3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2100k922kClearer screen (+1178k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A7c over the Sigma fp L

 A7c fp L 
Screen typeFully articulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Sigma fp L and Sony A7c

 fp L A7c 
Manually focus More precise focus
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to travel with your camera frequently, you'll have to consider its weight and measurements. The Sigma fp L has outer dimensions of 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") with a weight of 427 grams (0.94 lbs) and the Sony A7c has proportions of 124mm x 71mm x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4") with a weight of 509 grams (1.12 lbs).

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Bear in mind, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ depending on the lens you have at that moment. Following is a front view proportions comparison of the fp L against the A7c.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the fp L and A7c is 83 and 78 respectively.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c top view buttons comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Sensor Comparison

Typically, it is difficult to envision the gap in sensor dimensions just by checking out specifications. The pic underneath should provide you a clearer sense of the sensor dimensions in the fp L and A7c.

To sum up, the two cameras come with the identical sensor size albeit not the same resolution. You should count on the Sigma fp L to show extra detail with its extra 37MP. Higher resolution can also make it easier to crop photographs a good deal more aggressively. The younger fp L is going to have an advantage with regard to sensor technology.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c sensor size comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Screen and ViewFinder

Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sigma fp L Portrait photography information
Sony A7c Portrait photography information
89
you can focus manually
MP count amazing (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
comes with face detect focus
supports RAW formats
79
has manual focus
decent MP (24MP)
big sensor size (Full frame)
offers face detection focus
saves RAW formats
no external flash support
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Street Comparison

Sigma fp L Street photography information
Sony A7c Street photography information
78
sensor size is great (Full frame)
supports RAW formats
features focus by touch
environment proof
good high ISO (25,600)
no moving screen
does not have image stabilization
85
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
big sensor size (Full frame)
saves RAW formats
boasts focus by touch
environment proofing
great ISO range (51,200)
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Sports Comparison

Sigma fp L Sports photography info
Sony A7c Sports photography info
79
maximum shutter speed is high (1/8,000s)
MP count amazing (61 megapixels)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
comes with tracking focus
environment proof
supports phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization
not so great battery pack (240 per charge)
88
silent shutter (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24 megapixels)
big sensor size (Full frame)
offers tracking autofocus
environment proofing
good battery (740 CIPA)
sensor has phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Sigma fp L Travel photography factors
Sony A7c Travel photography factors
73
environment proof
features focus by touch
MP count amazing (61MP)
not so great battery pack (240 shots)
display is not selfie friendly
86
good battery (740 shots)
environment proofing
has bluetooth
boasts focus by touch
decent MP (24MP)
screen is selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Sigma fp L Landscape photography features
Sony A7c Landscape photography features
81
you can focus manually
interchangeable lenses (Leica L mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
MP count amazing (61MP)
sensor size is great (Full frame)
good high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
environment proof
does not have image stabilization
not so great battery pack (240 per charge)
88
has manual focus
swap lenses (Sony E mount)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent MP (24MP)
big sensor size (Full frame)
great ISO range (51,200)
saves RAW formats
environment proofing
good battery (740 per charge)
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Vlogging Comparison

Sigma fp L as a Vlogging camera
Sony A7c as a Vlogging camera
38
touchscreen
comes with face detect focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
comes with microphone jack
display is not selfie friendly
does not have image stabilization
86
screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen functionality
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
offers face detection focus
great video quality (3840 x 2160 resolution)
includes external mic support
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A7c Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sigma fp L and Sony A7c
 Sigma fp LSony Alpha A7c
General Information
Make Sigma Sony
Model type Sigma fp L Sony Alpha A7c
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Revealed 2021-03-25 2020-09-14
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size Full frame Full frame
Sensor dimensions 36 x 24mm 35.8 x 23.8mm
Sensor surface area 864.0mm² 852.0mm²
Sensor resolution 61MP 24MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 9520 x 6328 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 25600 51200
Max boosted ISO 102400 204800
Minimum native ISO 100 100
RAW format
Minimum boosted ISO 6 50
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Autofocus touch
Continuous autofocus
Autofocus single
Tracking autofocus
Autofocus selectice
Center weighted autofocus
Autofocus multi area
Live view autofocus
Face detection focus
Contract detection focus
Phase detection focus
Total focus points 49 693
Lens
Lens support Leica L Sony E
Number of lenses 40 122
Focal length multiplier 1 1
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fully articulated
Screen diagonal 3.2 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 2,100 thousand dots 922 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,680 thousand dots 2,360 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.83x 0.59x
Features
Slowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Maximum silent shutter speed - 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shooting rate 10.0 frames per sec 10.0 frames per sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Custom white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash options no built-in flash no built-in flash
External flash
AEB
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, XAVC S, MP4, H.264, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, XAVC S, H.264
Mic support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes (USB Power Delivery supported) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 427 gr (0.94 lbs) 509 gr (1.12 lbs)
Physical dimensions 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") 124 x 71 x 60mm (4.9" x 2.8" x 2.4")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 240 photographs 740 photographs
Style of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID BP-51 NP-FZ100
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes (2 or 10 sec; continuous (3 or 5 exposures))
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported)
Card slots 1 1
Launch pricing $2,499 $1,800