Sigma Quattro overview
Sigma Quattro is Sigma's Advanced Mirrorless digital camera originally announced on February of 2016. The camera includes a 29MP, CMOS (Foveon X3) APS-C size sensor with a peak resolution of 5424 x 3616.
The Quattro places at #36 out of 54 in Advanced Mirrorless cameras and all around #219 out of 1436 for cameras in our database. You can check out our Advanced camera filter to get camera results based on your personalized factors.
The following is a graph of various criteria used in the scoring system.
Sigma Quattro Gallery
You can view the Quattro from various angles in the gallery here.
Sigma Quattro Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of benefits and drawbacks of the Sigma Quattro based on aspects that are often seen as crucial in a digital camera.
Sigma Quattro Sensor specs
The Sigma Quattro houses the Dual TRUE III processor. The sensor spec on the Sigma Quattro is 23.5mm x 15.6mm (APS-C). The 367 mm² sensor has the capability to resolve 5424 x 3616 pixels with aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The CMOS (Foveon X3) sensor boasts 29MP and features a standard ISO range of 100 to 6400. RAW format is supported so the user has more room to maneuver in post.
The graphic below displays the Quattro's sensor size compared to other popular sizes. The Quattro sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.5 and is shown in green.Last day to get your files as Canon Irisa shuts down
To get an idea of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Sigma Quattro dimensions
Sigma Quattro weighs 1.38 lb (625g or 22.05 ounces) and the overall size of the camera is 147mm x 95mm x 91mm (5.8" x 3.7" x 3.6"). The weight of general Advanced Mirrorless camera is 437g and the Sigma Quattro is more heavy than its competitors.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The following is a pic of the Sigma Quattro alongside a soda so you're able to have a sense of its size.
The top view here will show the button arrangement on the Quattro.
Sigma Quattro Lens details
The Quattro works with the Sigma SA mount and has 77 lenses that you can buy. Here is some of the lenses we have in our collection that will work with the Quattro.
Sigma Quattro Connectivity
The Quattro has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
- HDMI Yes
Cameras which have NFC and Bluetooth compatibility are able to be controlled wirelessly by smartphones. You can easily transfer files and oftentimes change camera settings with no need to connect straight with the camera.
Some apps also provide a Liveview and press the shutter when you aren't near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can easily be attached to an external monitor. A good number of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery with the USB port.
Sigma Quattro Video details
Sigma Quattro does not take video. If you are shopping for a digital camera to shoot just pictures, it might not be a problem.
Sigma Quattro Weather Sealing
Sigma Quattro comes with environment sealing which makes it a excellent candidate to use in tough locations. This can be especially helpful if you are uncertain about the conditions you may encounter in outdoor photography.
Sigma Quattro Screen and Viewfinder
The Sigma Quattro includes a 3" fixed display screen with a resolution of 1,620k dots.
Please be aware that the display offers no touch support.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
The ViewFinder specs regarding Sigma Quattro are the following:
- ViewFinder Electronic
- Resolution 2,360k dots
- Coverage 100 percent
- Magnification 0.73x
Viewfinders can be rather helpful in bright outdoor conditions which will make the camera screen washed out and hard to view.
Sigma Quattro Shutter details
Sigma Quattro continuous shooting speed is 3.8 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/4000s.
Sigma Quattro Flash and Hot shoe details
Sigma Quattro boasts external flash ability but with missing in-built flash.
Sigma Quattro Autofocusing details
Sigma Quattro boasts both Phase Detect AF and Contrast Based AF. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more snappier and exact than Contrast Based focusing. The camera includes Face detection which is handy for portrait photography.
The AF system includes 9 focus points to select from. It also features Tracking AF for moving things. Sigma Quattro features manual focusing in case it is needed in low light conditions or you need to have more exact focusing control.
Sigma Quattro Battery life
The typical Advanced Mirrorless camera battery life is 366. Sony A6600 offers the highest (810) battery life in this range of cameras.
Following is a collection of Advanced Mirrorless cameras that have the best battery life:
Sigma Quattro for various forms of photography
The following graph provides a analysis of the Sigma Quattro for various forms of photography. To see more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Sigma Quattro as a Portrait photography camera
The Sigma Quattro receives a score of 82 which is superb, meaning that it is a excellent fit for portraits. Photographing portraits leans heavily to sensor dimensions, RAW support in addition to the capability to use off-camera flash.
Sigma Quattro Street photography info
With a reasonable points tally of 59, the Sigma Quattro is somewhat acceptable to buy for street photography. A very good street photography camera offers a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sigma Quattro Sports photography info
A above average sports photography score of 71 suggests the Sigma Quattro is a fine option for shooting sports. A camera needs to have excellent focusing plus fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Sigma Quattro Travel photography highlights
Size is extremely critical in buying a travel camera. In general, the Sigma Quattro gets a average 55 for a travel camera which makes it reasonably appropriate to purchase for your travels.
Sigma Quattro Landscape photography factors
If you're planning to purchase a digital camera for landscape pictures, the most important factor will be image quality. The Sigma Quattro and it's nice grade of 73 for a landscape camera is a good choice compared to it's rivals.
Sigma Quattro Vlogging advice
A camera for vlogging ought to have a moving screen, mic port and if possible IBIS. Taking everything into account, the Sigma Quattro is not suitable for vlogging as it receives a terrible rating of 23.
Sigma Quattro Alternatives
If you are interested in alternatives to the Quattro, here is a selection of the top scored cameras which fall into the class of Advanced Mirrorless.
The graph listed below provides you a bird's eye view of the Quattro vs it's highest rated competitors shown above.
There are more cameras you might consider as alternate options. To go through a extensive comparison, simply click the "compare" link.