Sigma fp summary
Sigma fp is Sigma's Advanced Mirrorless camera originally revealed on July of 2019. It uses a 25 MegaPixel, BSI-CMOS Full frame sized sensor and has a full resolution of 6000 x 4000.
The fp is scored #6 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras & over all #44 out of 1422 for digital cameras in our collection. Please use our Smart camera finder to see camera rankings based on your customized criteria.
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Sigma fp family
The Sigma fp has a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can see all older and latest models along with important specs.
Sigma fp Gallery
You can check the fp from several angles in the gallery underneath.
Sigma fp Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of advantages and drawbacks of the Sigma fp based on factors that are usually regarded as important in a camera.
Sigma fp Sensor specifications
The sensor specification in the Sigma fp is 35.9mm x 23.9mm (Full frame). The 858 mm² sensor is able to capture 6000 x 4000 pixels and aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
The BSI-CMOS sensor has 25 megapixels and supports a native ISO range of 100 - 25600. This ISO can be widened electronically to 6 - 102400. RAW photos are supported therefore you have wider margin for error.
The picture below displays the fp's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The fp sensor has a crop factor of 1 and is presented in green.400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100
To get a sense of specific aspect ratios, you can refer to the visual below.
Sigma fp dimensions
Sigma fp weighs about 0.93 pounds (422 gr or 14.89 oz) & the volume of the camera is 113mm x 70mm x 45mm (4.4" x 2.8" x 1.8"). The weight of average Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437 gr so the Sigma fp is similar as compared to other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Below is a visual of the Sigma fp beside a soft drink so you can get a feel for its scale.
The top view directly below will illustrate the button design on the fp.
Sigma fp Lens specifications
The fp uses the Leica L mount and has 38 lenses that you can buy. Below is some of the lenses we have in our database which will work with the fp.
Sigma fp Connectivity
The fp has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- Wireless Yes
- HDMI Yes
Digital cameras that contain NFC and Bluetooth connectivity are able to be used wirelessly with smartphones. You will be able to copy photos and usually change settings without the hassle of connecting directly to the camera.
A few applications even stream a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not close to the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI port, it can easily be hooked up to an external screen. Most cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.
Sigma fp Video specifications
The highest possible video resolution in the Sigma fp is 3840 x 2160 and you can shoot in MPEG-4 and H.264 format. 2160p provides a fantastic resolution for video. You can crop to 1080p in order to get cleaner video. Beware of the massive file sizes and make sure you have got good SD cards that have fast write speed. The camera does come with both headphone and microphone socket making it incredibly useful whilst recording sound.
Sigma fp Weather Sealing
Sigma fp has got weather proofing making it a very good pick for use for challenging conditions. This is particularly valuable any time you are uncertain about the elements you may encounter for outdoor photography.
Sigma fp Display and Viewfinder
The Sigma fp houses a 3.2" fixed display supporting a resolution of 2,100k dots.
Additionally the display is touch friendly which means you can change focus point and adjust settings with your fingers.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The View Finder specs for Sigma fp are below:
- ViewFinder None
For bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and tough to see, viewfinders will be very useful.
Sigma fp Shutter specifications
Sigma fp continuous shooting speed is 12.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 seconds.
Sigma fp Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Sigma fp features external flash support but is without inbuilt flash.
Sigma fp Autofocusing specifications
Sigma fp features just Contrast Based AF & lacks Phase Detect AF. Phase Detection autofocusing is a lot more snappier and exact in comparison with Contrast Based autofocusing. The camera boasts Face detect which makes it valuable for portrait photography.
It boasts 49 focus points to select from. Sigma fp has tap to focus. You can easily use your fingers in order to shift focus. It also includes Tracking AF for objects on the move. Sigma fp features manual focusing when required for low light or you want more precise focusing control.
Sigma fp Battery life
The average Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 features the best (810) battery life for this class of cameras.
Here is a listing of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that come with the highest battery life:
Sigma fp for various types of photography
The following graph provides a outline of the Sigma fp for various types of photography. To look at more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Sigma fp Portrait photography info
The Sigma fp receives a rating of 87 which is excellent, and means the camera is a terrific choice to use for portrait photography. Photographing portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimensions, RAW support along with the potential to utilize external flash.
Street photography with Sigma fp
With a tremendous rating of 78, the Sigma fp is a wonderful choice to buy for street photography. A good street photography camera provides a good balance of picture quality and portability.
Sigma fp Sports photography features
A nice sports photography score of 75 suggests the Sigma fp is a good choice for taking photos of sports. A camera needs to have very good focusing and fast continuous shooting for sports photography.
Sigma fp Travel photography advice
Size is extremely important when picking a travel camera. Over-all, the Sigma fp gets a superb 79 as a travelling camera which is a tremendous pick to take with you on your holidays.
Landscape photography with Sigma fp
If you're planning to pick a camera for landscape photos, the most important aspect is going to be image quality. The Sigma fp at it's tremendous score of 84 as a landscape camera is a excellent fit in the current market.
Sigma fp as a Vlogging camera
A camera for vlogging should posses a moving screen, mic input and preferably image stabilization. Taking everything in to account, the Sigma fp is just not good as a vlog camera as it delivers a lousy rating of 38.
Sigma fp Alternatives
If you are searching for replacements to the fp, below is a list of the top rated cameras which fall within the family of Advanced Mirrorless.
The graph below gives you a summary of the fp vs it's highest ranked competitors shown previously.
Following are additional cameras you might regard as alternative options. To read through a complete comparison, go to the "compare" link.