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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700

Portability
83
Imaging
83
Features
80
Overall
81
Sigma fp L front
 
Sony Alpha a6700 front
Portability
75
Imaging
74
Features
96
Overall
82

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Key Specs

Sigma fp L
(Full Review)
  • 61MP - Full frame Sensor
  • 3.2" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 25600 (Expand to 102400)
  • 1/8000s Maximum Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 427g - 113 x 70 x 45mm
  • Revealed March 2021
  • Earlier Model is Sigma fp
Sony A6700
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Boost to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 493g - 122 x 69 x 75mm
  • Introduced July 2023
  • Succeeded the Sony A6600
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Overview

Here, we are contrasting the Sigma fp L and Sony A6700, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by competitors Sigma and Sony. There is a significant difference among the sensor resolutions of the fp L (61MP) and A6700 (26MP) and the fp L (Full frame) and A6700 (APS-C) offer totally different sensor dimensions.

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The fp L was unveiled 3 years earlier than the A6700 and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Each of the cameras feature the same body design (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before we go right into a step-by-step comparison, here is a quick highlight of how the fp L grades against the A6700 in the way of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Sigma fp L over the Sony A6700

 fp L A6700 
Display size3.2"3.00"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution2100k1040kSharper display (+1060k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A6700 over the Sigma fp L

 A6700 fp L 
IntroducedJuly 2023March 2021Fresher by 27 months
Display typeFully articulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Selfie screen Take selfies

Common features in the Sigma fp L and Sony A6700

 fp L A6700 
Focus manually Dial accurate focus
Touch friendly display Easily navigate

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Physical Comparison

For anyone who is intending to carry your camera regularly, you will want to consider its weight and measurements. The Sigma fp L has got outside measurements 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 A6700 has proportions of 122mm x 69mm x 75mm (4.8" x 2.7" x 3.0") accompanied by a weight of 493 grams (1.09 lbs).

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Take into account, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will differ dependant on the lens you are employing at that moment. The following is a front view size comparison of the fp L compared to the A6700.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability grade of the fp L and A6700 is 83 and 75 respectively.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 top view buttons comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Sensor Comparison

Usually, it can be difficult to envision the contrast in sensor sizing just by seeing specs. The graphic here might give you a greater sense of the sensor measurements in the fp L and A6700.

All in all, both of those cameras feature different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The fp L using its larger sensor will make shooting bokeh less difficult and the Sigma fp L will show more detail having an extra 35 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also enable you to crop photos way more aggressively. The older fp L will be behind with regard to sensor technology.

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 sensor size comparison

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Screen and ViewFinder

Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Sigma fp L
Portrait photography with Sony A6700
89
manual focus
megapixel count fantastic (61MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
offers face detection autofocus
saves RAW formats
84
you can focus manually
megapixel count great (26MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
features face detect focusing
saves RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Sigma fp L
Street photography with Sony A6700
78
sensor size is large (Full frame)
saves RAW formats
features focus by touch
weather sealing
good ISO range (25,600)
screen is fixed
does not have image stabilization
84
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW formats
provides touch focus
weather proofing
very good high ISO (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Sigma fp L as a Sports photography camera
Sony A6700 as a Sports photography camera
79
great max shutter speed (1/8,000 seconds)
megapixel count fantastic (61MP)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
offers tracking autofocus
weather sealing
supports phase detect autofocus
does not have image stabilization
terrible battery (240 per charge)
87
quiet mode (1/8,000s)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count great (26MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
features tracking focus
weather proofing
good battery (570 shots)
comes with phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Sigma fp L
Travel photography with Sony A6700
73
weather sealing
features focus by touch
megapixel count fantastic (61MP)
terrible battery (240 per charge)
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
84
good battery (570 per charge)
weather proofing
connects via bluetooth
provides touch focus
megapixel count great (26MP)
screen is selfie friendly
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Landscape Comparison

Sigma fp L Landscape photography factors
Sony A6700 Landscape photography factors
81
manual focus
swap lenses (Leica L mount)
screen is a decent size (3.2 inch)
megapixel count fantastic (61 megapixels)
sensor size is large (Full frame)
good ISO range (25,600)
saves RAW formats
weather sealing
does not have image stabilization
terrible battery (240 shots)
87
you can focus manually
switch lenses (Sony E mount)
good sized screen (3.00 inch)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count great (26MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
very good high ISO (32,000)
saves RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery (570 shots)
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Vlogging Comparison

Sigma fp L as a Vlogging camera
Sony A6700 as a Vlogging camera
38
screen is touchscreen
offers face detection autofocus
video res high (3840 x 2160 pxls)
comes with external mic jack
doesn't contain selfie friendly screen
does not have image stabilization
84
screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen capability
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
features face detect focusing
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does have mic port
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Sigma fp L vs Sony A6700 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Sigma fp L and Sony A6700
 Sigma fp LSony Alpha a6700
General Information
Brand Name Sigma Sony
Model type Sigma fp L Sony Alpha a6700
Class Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Revealed 2021-03-25 2023-07-12
Body design Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type BSI-CMOS BSI-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 26MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Full resolution 9520 x 6328 6192 x 4128
Max native ISO 25600 32000
Max boosted ISO 102400 102400
Min native ISO 100 100
RAW images
Min boosted ISO 6 50
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Total focus points 49 759
Lens
Lens mount type Leica L Sony E
Available lenses 40 199
Crop factor 1 1.5
Screen
Range of display Fixed Type Fully articulated
Display sizing 3.2" 3.00"
Display resolution 2,100k dot 1,040k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
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
Slowest shutter speed 30 seconds 30 seconds
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 seconds 1/4000 seconds
Maximum quiet shutter speed - 1/8000 seconds
Continuous shooting speed 10.0 frames/s 11.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manually set exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
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
Hot shoe
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 @ 120p / 280 Mbps, XAVC HS, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes (USB Power Delivery supported) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 427 grams (0.94 lb) 493 grams (1.09 lb)
Physical dimensions 113 x 70 x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8") 122 x 69 x 75mm (4.8" x 2.7" x 3.0")
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 shots 570 shots
Battery form Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID BP-51 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec) Yes
Time lapse shooting
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Storage slots 1 1
Pricing at launch $2,499 $1,399