The Sigma DP2 Quattro features 29MP Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS Image Sensor and TRUE III Image Processing Engine on the other hand Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor and DIGIC 6 Image Processor, take a look at the Major Specification Below.
Sigma DP2 Quattro Major Features
- 29MP Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS Image Sensor
- TRUE III Image Processing Engine
- 30mm f/2.8 Lens (35mm Equivalent: 45mm)
- 3.0″ 920k-dot TFT LCD Screen
- ISO Range: 100-6400 in 1/3 Steps
- RAW Image Capture
- Max RAW Resolution of 5,424 x 3,616
- Contrast Detection Autofocus
- Manual Focus Ring
- P/S/A/M Exposure Control
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Major Features
- 12.8MP High-Sensitivity 1.5″ CMOS Sensor
- DIGIC 6 Image Processor
- Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens
- 24-120mm f/2-3.9 (35mm Equivalent)
- 3.0″ 1,040k-Dot Tilting Touch screen LCD
- Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
- Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
- High Speed AF and 5.2 fps Shooting
- HS SYSTEM and Optical Image Stabilizer
- Dual Control Rings and 14-Bit RAW
Sigma DP2 Quattro vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Specification Comparison Table.
Megapixel: With Sigma DP2 Quattro you get more megapixels, don’t fall in Megapixel Marketing Myth because more megapixel DONOT increase image quality, but more megapixels will help you to get large printouts and also help you to re-compose your images after shooting a scene /subject.
Bigger Sensor Size: Sigma DP2 Quattro have bit bigger sensor than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
The large sensor captures more light hence the result is lower apparent noise, more color depth in image and increased dynamic range.
Hence you will get better image quality with Sigma DP2 Quattro when compared to Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
Optical Zoom: More optical zoom allows you to get closer to your subject without physically moving yourself, hence we recommend you to buy Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II over Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Aperture Range: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II aperture Range is better than Sigma DP2 Quattro, the bright aperture lenses capture more incoming light to the sensor, create more DOF, better color and contrast reproduction and it also create less noise during low-light situation.
Macro: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have more close-up macro range than Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Image stabilization: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features hybrid IS the Normal setting of G1X Mark II corrects for a wide range that includes, Panning setting that works while you are panning your camera, other one is Macro (Hybrid) that work specially while shooting the macro subjects, the final mode is Dynamic mode that work while walking or moving with the camera and it work for both video and still shots. The Hybrid IS don’t stop here the G1X Mark II detects the tripod and stop all IS activity when attached to the tripod. On the other hand the Sigma DP2 Quattro no IS available.
More AF Points: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have More AF points Compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro, More sensor points simply give the camera more information to process, Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II can quickly and accurately do AF Compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
ISO: The ISO range of Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is more than Sigma DP2 Quattro, high sensitivity sensor have more ISO range and hence the you get cleaner low-light images.
Better Shutter Range: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features better shutter range compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Better Video Mode: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II Supports Full HD Video capture mode @ 30fps frame rate, but no video recoding options available in Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Display: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features bigger and high resolution display compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Or Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II features touch screen display on the other hand Sigma DP2 Quattro have fixed display, so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Wireless: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II have built-in and other hand Sigma DP2 Quattro have no adapter.
Dimensions: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is smaller than Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Weight: Sigma DP2 Quattro lighter than Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
High ISO Test Between Sigma DP2 Quattro vs. Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II