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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600

Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81
Sigma fp L front
 
Sony Alpha a6600 front
Portability
77
Imaging
70
Features
96
Overall
80

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Key Specs

Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Increase to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Launched March 2021
  • Earlier Model is Sigma fp
Sony A6600
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Expand to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 503g - 120 x 67 x 69mm
  • Released August 2019
  • Updated by Sony A6700
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Overview

Here, we will be reviewing the Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by rivals Sigma and Sony. There is a sizable difference among the resolutions of the fp L (61MP) and A6600 (24MP) and the fp L (Full frame) and A6600 (APS-C) posses totally different sensor measurements.

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The fp L was manufactured 20 months later than the A6600 which makes them a generation apart from each other. Each of these cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before getting straight to a step-by-step comparison, here is a quick view of how the fp L grades against the A6600 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Sony A6600

 fp L A6600 
ReleasedMarch 2021August 2019Fresher by 20 months
Screen size3.2"3"Bigger screen (+0.2")
Screen resolution2100k922kSharper screen (+1178k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A6600 over the Sigma fp L

 A6600 fp L 
Screen typeTiltingFixed Tilting screen
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Sigma fp L and Sony A6600

 fp L A6600 
Focus manually Dial precise focusing
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Physical Comparison

In case you're going to carry your camera frequently, you need to take into account its weight and size. The Sigma fp L has got physical dimensions of 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") accompanied by a weight of 427 grams (0.94 lbs) whilst the Sony A6600 has specifications of 120mm x 67mm x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7") with a weight of 503 grams (1.11 lbs).

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Always remember, the weight of an ILC will change depending on the lens you are utilizing during that time. Following is a front view dimension comparison of the fp L against the A6600.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 size comparison

Taking into consideration size and weight, the portability score of the fp L and A6600 is 83 and 77 respectively.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 top view buttons comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is very tough to visualise the gap in sensor sizing only by viewing specifications. The photograph below will give you a greater sense of the sensor dimensions in the fp L and A6600.

Plainly, each of these cameras come with different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The fp L because of its bigger sensor will make shooting shallower DOF simpler and the Sigma fp L will result in extra detail due to its extra 37MP. Higher resolution can also enable you to crop pictures a good deal more aggressively. The younger fp L will have an advantage in sensor tech.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 sensor size comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Screen and ViewFinder

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Sigma fp L Portrait photography advice
Sony A6600 Portrait photography advice
89
manual focus
fantastic megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
supports face detect focus
exports RAW formats
82
manual focus
sensor resolution is decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
comes with face detect focus
delivers RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Sigma fp L as a Street photography camera
Sony A6600 as a Street photography camera
78
sensor size is large (Full frame)
exports RAW formats
has touch focus
weather proof
good high ISO (25,600)
no articulating screen
no image stabilization
84
tilting screen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
delivers RAW formats
offers focus by touch
weather proofing
good ISO range (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Sigma fp L
Sports photography with Sony A6600
79
high shutter speed (1/8,000s)
fantastic megapixels (61MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
supports tracking focus
weather proof
has phase detect auto focus
no image stabilization
terrible battery power (240 CIPA)
85
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
comes with tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery life (810 per charge)
sensor has phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Sigma fp L Travel photography features
Sony A6600 Travel photography features
73
weather proof
has touch focus
fantastic megapixels (61 megapixels)
terrible battery power (240 CIPA)
doesn't have selfie friendly display
84
good battery life (810 CIPA)
weather proofing
supports bluetooth
offers focus by touch
sensor resolution is decent (24 megapixels)
selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Sigma fp L Landscape photography details
Sony A6600 Landscape photography details
81
manual focus
switch lenses (Leica L mount)
screen size is good (3.2 inches)
fantastic megapixels (61 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
good high ISO (25,600)
exports RAW formats
weather proof
no image stabilization
terrible battery power (240 shots)
85
manual focus
change lenses (Sony E mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
sensor resolution is decent (24 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
good ISO range (32,000)
delivers RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery life (810 CIPA)
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Vlogging Comparison

Sigma fp L as a Vlogging camera
Sony A6600 as a Vlogging camera
38
touchscreen capability
supports face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
has microphone jack
doesn't have selfie friendly display
no image stabilization
84
selfie friendly screen
touchscreen functionality
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
comes with face detect focus
high quality video (3840 x 2160 resolution)
includes mic jack
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6600 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sigma fp L and Sony A6600
 Sigma fp LSony Alpha a6600
General Information
Brand Name Sigma Sony
Model type Sigma fp L Sony Alpha a6600
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Launched 2021-03-25 2019-08-28
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Processor - Bionz X
Sensor type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor size Full frame APS-C
Sensor dimensions 36 x 24mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor surface area 864.0mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 61MP 24MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 9520 x 6328 6000 x 4000
Max native ISO 25600 32000
Max enhanced ISO 102400 102400
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Min enhanced ISO 6 -
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
Autofocus continuous
Autofocus single
Autofocus tracking
Autofocus selectice
Autofocus center weighted
Multi area autofocus
Live view autofocus
Face detection autofocus
Contract detection autofocus
Phase detection autofocus
Total focus points 49 425
Lens
Lens mount type Leica L Sony E
Available lenses 40 121
Crop factor 1 1.5
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Tilting
Screen sizing 3.2 inches 3 inches
Screen resolution 2,100k dot 922k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch capability
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 3,680k dot 2,359k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.83x 0.71x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 10.0 frames/s 11.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change white balance
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash distance no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash settings no built-in flash Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
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, AVCHD, XAVC S
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes (USB Power Delivery supported) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 427g (0.94 lbs) 503g (1.11 lbs)
Physical dimensions 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") 120 x 67 x 69mm (4.7" x 2.6" x 2.7")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested 82
DXO Color Depth rating not tested 23.8
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested 13.4
DXO Low light rating not tested 1497
Other
Battery life 240 images 810 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID BP-51 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse feature
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots 1 1
Price at release $2,499 $1,198