Review: Sigma DP2x

Like most photographers, I’m a big fan of manufacturers stuffing large sensors into small cameras. Sigma was one of the first companies to do this with the DP1. While the DP1 had a big sensor in a relatively small body, the odd controls, cryptic menu system, lackluster feature set and sluggish handling hindered the DP1 from being a truly great camera. Since the DP1, Sigma has released several updates updates to the DP line which have not been met with the same fanfare as some of its rivals like Micro Four Thirds (MFT) systems and other advanced compacts (e.g. Panasonic LX – 5). Sigma recently released the latest version of the “DP” line, the DP2x. So has Sigma been able to iron out all of the issues with their large sensor compact? Let’s find out.

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