Fujifilm X100S vs. Sigma DP2 Quattro – both camera uses APS-C sensor but the shape of Sigma is bit wired, the fuji X100S uses X-Trans sensor that doesn’t need any low-pass filter + The Fuji X100S also have phase AF pixels inside it,
Fujifilm X100S vs. Sigma DP2 Quattro 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.
Low pass filter: Fujifilm X100S have no built-in low pass filter, so you get super Sharpe images even when viewed at 100% without moiré or aliasing problem, on the other Sigma DP2 Quattro does have built-in low pass filter, hence Fujifilm X100S better compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Aperture Range: Fujifilm X100S 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: Fujifilm X100S have more close-up macro range than Sigma DP2 Quattro.
AF System: Sigma DP2 Quattro features traditional contrast based AF system and Fujifilm X100S features advance Phase + contrast based AF system. On the other hand the Sigma DP2 Quattro features contrast based system only. So you Sigma DP2 Quattro will do slower AF than Fujifilm X100S.
More AF Points: Fujifilm X100S have More AF points Compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro, More sensor points simply give the camera more information to process, the Fujifilm X100S can quickly and accurately do AF Compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
ISO: The ISO range of Fujifilm X100S is more than Sigma DP2 Quattro, high sensitivity sensors have more ISO range and hence the you get cleaner low-light images.
Better Shutter Range: Sigma DP2 Quattro features better shutter range compared to Fujifilm X100S.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Fujifilm X100S features fast shooting speed compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro.
Video Mode: Fujifilm X100S features full HD video recording @ 60 frame rate.
Other Video Feature of Fujifilm X100S
- HDMI mini connection
- 3x digital zoom
- effectively triple the lens’ focal length to 105mm (35mm equivalent)
- movie recording to fine-tune
Sigma DP2 Quattro doesn’t support video recording.
Display: Sigma DP2 Quattro features bigger and high resolution display compared to Fujifilm X100S.
Viewfinder: Fujifilm X100S features Hybrid viewfinder on the other hand Sigma DP2 Quattro doesn’t have any viewfinder, however if you need one optional optical viewfinder is also available.
Battery Life (CIPA): Fujifilm X100S battery rating is 330 shots and other hand Sigma DP2 Quattro battery rating is 330 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Fujifilm X100S is smaller than Sigma DP2 Quattro
Weight: Sigma DP2 Quattro lighter than Fujifilm X100S.
Verdict: Sigma DP2 Quattro features more resolution than X100S, but X100S trans features better sensor, no-low pass filter that will deliver sharp images compared to its competitor… the X100s