Sigma DP2s Review

Overall Score

45

Main Features

  • 5 MP APS-C CMOS (Foveon X3) Sensor
  • 41 mm (1x) Zoom Lens
  • 50 - 3200 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 320 x 240 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 113 x 60 x 56 mm, 280g.
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  • Replaced: DP2
  • Replaced by: DP2x

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Sigma DP2s Overview


First introduced in February, 2010, Sigma DP2s is a 5 MP Compact with a APS-C (20.7 x 13.8 mm) sized CMOS (Foveon X3) sensor. Sigma replaced the older Sigma DP2 with DP2s. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sigma DP2s with Sigma DP2

Sigma replaced DP2s with Sigma DP2x. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Sigma DP2s with Sigma DP2x


Sigma DP2s comes with a 20.7 x 13.8 mm CMOS (Foveon X3) sensor, which has a diagonal of 24.88 mm (0.97").

- Full Frame
- Sigma DP2s

Sensor resolution of Sigma DP2s ~ 2738 x 1825 pixels.

Sigma DP2s has Crop Factor: 1.74

The sensor has a surface area of 285.7 mm².

There are approximate 4,996,850 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Sigma DP2s


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Sigma DP2s with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
RAW Support
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
External Flash
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Exposure Mode
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
No Built-in Viewfinder
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
Low Resolution Sensor: 5 MP
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Sigma DP2s has an Overall Score of 45/100 and ranked #260 out of 801 in Compact cameras, and ranked #624 out of 1201 in all cameras.

Sigma DP2s Scores
Imaging score
35
Features score
39
Value for money score
61
Portability score
92
Overall score
45
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
57
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
58

Physical Dimensions of Sigma DP2s


Sigma DP2s weighs 280g and has external dimensions of 113 x 60 x 56mm (4.45 x 2.36 x 2.2"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 382g, Sigma DP2s is 102 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Sigma DP2s is less by 3mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sigma DP2s
280g
Average weight
382g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
800g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Sigma DP2s
56mm
Average Thickness
53mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
95mm

Here is the front and top view image of Sigma DP2s with the dimensions:

Sigma DP2s

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight DP2s Dimensions DP2s
Sigma DP2 Merrill Sigma DP2 Merrill 330 g 280 g 122 x 67 x 59 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Sigma DP2 Sigma DP2 280 g 280 g 113 x 60 x 56 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Sigma DP2x Sigma DP2x 280 g 280 g 113 x 60 x 56 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Ricoh GR II Ricoh GR II 251 g 280 g 117 x 63 x 35 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Ricoh GR Ricoh GR 245 g 280 g 117 x 61 x 35 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III Sony RX100 III 290 g 280 g 102 x 58 x 41 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 Panasonic LX100 393 g 280 g 115 x 66 x 55 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Canon G1 X II 553 g 280 g 116 x 74 x 66 mm 113 x 60 x 56 mm

Specifications of Sigma DP2s


General
Brand Sigma
Model DP2s
Announced February, 2010
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 4.30
Flash Modes Forced Flash, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Synchro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS (Foveon X3)
Sensor Dimensions 20.7 x 13.8 mm
Sensor Area 285.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 5 MP
Max Image Resolution 2640 x 1760
Max Native ISO 3200
Min Native ISO 50
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 320 x 240
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 280 g
Physical Dimensions 113 x 60 x 56 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/MMC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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