LCD and Viewfinder
Sigma DP1 Merrill has a Fixed Type LCD screen with a resolution of 920k dots. At only , the screen is on the smaller side but its resolution is up to the standarts of this class.
DP1 Merrill doesn't have a viewfinder and no option for external viewfinder. Lack of a viewfinder can be problematic especially under strong light where visibility of LCD screens goes down dramatically. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with a built-in viewfinder in a similar price range, consider Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III (Compare) or Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (Compare). If the price is not an issue, take a look at our Top Rated Cameras with Viewfinders.
Max Shutter speed
Sigma DP1 Merrill can shoot continuously at max speed of and has max shutter speed of .
Unfortunately DP1 Merrill doesn't have a built-in flash but it has a flash shoe for mounting external flashes.
With Sigma DP1 Merrill, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 640 x 480 and save in and Motion JPEG formats. 640 x 480 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution .
DP1 Merrill has a built-in Mono microphone and a Mono speaker.
Sigma DP1 Merrill doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Large Sensor Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider Fujifilm X100F or Fujifilm X100T in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
Sigma DP1 Merrill has a USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port to connect your camera to other devices.
Sigma DP1 Merrill Features Compared to Main Competitors
Current Lowest price for Sigma DP1 Merrill is $1,249.63