The Sigma DP2 Quattro features 29MP Foveon X3 Quattro CMOS Image Sensor Fights against thw world most affordable APS-C sensor based Ricoh GR camera, take a look at the results..
Sigma DP2 Quattro vs. Ricoh GR Specification Comparison Table.
Sensor: the sigma DP2 quattro features a 29MP APS-C sensor for delivering excellently high quality images whereas the Ricoh GR features 16.2MP APS-C sensor for the same purpose. We can clearly see that the megapixel resolution of DP2 quattro is comparatively very high, therefore the quality of image produced will be have better color depth and detailing than that of Ricoh GR.
Low pass filter: the Ricoh GR has a specially designed sensor that eliminates the use of optical low pass filter in order to deliver exceptionally sharp images. Whereas, the DP2 Quattro is designed with an optical low pass filter.
Macro: the Macro shooting range of Ricoh GR is 9.91cm that ensures the delivery of real life like images of subjects at a very close distance from the camera. Thus the produced image will have a better depth of color and excellent detailing. While the GP2 quattro offers a macro range of 28cm.
Auto focus: Both the cameras feature Contrast detect autofocus system. The contrast detect autofocus system fine tunes the area under focus, and hence delivers clear images of subjects. However DP2 Quattro offers 9 AF points for quick and accurate focusing and the AF points of Ricoh GR is not specified by the manufacturer.
ISO: The ISO sensitivity of Ricoh GR is 100-25600 whereas that of GP2 quattro is 100-6400. The higher ISO sensitivity allows the user to take better quality shots in the poor lightning conditions.
Shutter speed: With a better shutter speed Ricoh GR is capable to take crisp and clear shots of even the fastest moving objects. Whereas the GP2 quattro has a poor shutter speed in comparison to GR.
Video: the Ricoh GR can capture full HD 1080p videos at multiple frame rates up to 30fps as well as 720p videos at up to 60fps. Other resolutions with multiple frame rate options are also available.
On the other hand GP2 quattro does not features video recording.
Display: Ricoh GR offers a 3.0” 1230k dot resolution LCD screen for live time monitoring and playback as well as for navigating the menu. On the other hand GP2 quattro offers a 3.0” 920k dot resolution LCd screen for the same use.
Wi-Fi: Ricoh GR allows the user to attach an external network card for enabling Wi-Fi connectivity for wireless image sharing whereas no such feature is allowed with the DP2 quattro.
Battery: Ricoh GR can takes 290 shots in one battery cycle whereas the battery life of GR2 Quattro is not specified by the manufacturer.
Dimension: Ricoh GR is smaller than GR2 Quattro.
Wight: Ricoh GR weighs less than GR2 Quattro.
Verdict: Rioch GR not only features better core specification but it is also affordable compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro, so we highly recommend you to buy Ricoh GR