Sigma DP2 digital camera
DP2
at a glance
2652×1768 (×3)
3x digital zoom
2.5" lcd viewer
SD, SDHC, MMC
BP-31 Li-ion
Sigma DP2 review summary
camera date Nov 08  
pixels / class 14.1M  compact digital camera
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Sigma DP2 specifications
lens / zoom  41mm (dig. 3x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 0.3m
metering mode  evaluative, center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual / F2.8
white balance  auto, 6 presets, custom
shutter  auto | manual / 15s - 1/4000s
exposure  +/- 3 EV in 1/3 EV steps
flash / mode  hot shoe, pop up - 4 modes
viewfinder  lcd screen
iso ratings  
image size  2652×1768
image format  raw, jpeg (exif 2.21)
image compr.  high, medium, low
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 2s, 10s
video options  
audio options  
connectivity  usb 2.0; A/V (NTSC/PAL)
storage  SD, SDHC, MMC
platform  
extra features  sensor 20.7mm x 13.8mm
Sigma DP2 links
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
23Sep09 Sigma DP2 camera review at PopPhoto.com
22Sep09 Sigma DP2 camera review at dpreview
12Aug09 Sigma DP2 camera review at PhotographyBLOG
13Jul09 Sigma DP2 camera review at dkamera (de)
09Jun09 Sigma DP2 Review at TrustedReviews
19May09 First Sigma DP2 review at PhotoReview
Introductions, previews and other reviews
13Jul09 The world shortest camera review: The Sigma DP2
02Jun09 Sigma DP2 2nd Opinion at TheOnlinePhotographer
News, guides, hints & tips
08Oct09 Sigma releases DP2 firmware update version 1.05
24Apr09 Notice to customers purchasing the Sigma DP2
10Oct08 Sigma DP2 press summary
Forum discussions
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Sigma DP2 announcement clippings


The DP2 uses the same 14 megapixel (2,652×1,768×3 layers) direct image sensor as the SD14 and DP1. Utilizing the special features of silicon, which is penetrated to different depths by different wavelengths of light, this direct image sensor succeeds in full-color capture with the full RGB in a single-pixel location. Since the moiré is not generated, use of a low-pass filter is not needed because full information of light and color can be captured with three-dimensional feeling.
The size of the image sensor used in the DP2 camera is 20.7mm x 13.8mm.  It is approximately seven to twelve times larger than the 1/1.8inch to 1/2.5inch image sensors used in ordinary compact digital cameras. The pixel size of the image sensor is 7.8µm.  The large photodiodes deployed at a large pixel pitch capture pure, rich light efficiently and give the DP2 its high resolution and richly-graduated tones.


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