Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Sigma sd Quattro Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Mirrorless cameras.

Lumix S1 vs sd Quattro - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Panasonic Lumix S1 vs Sigma sd Quattro Specs

Lumix S1

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 80.00mm (3.1") Monitor, articulated
  • Lens mount L Mount
  • WiFi built-in
  • 148.9 x 110 x 96.7mm³ (5.9" x 4.3" x 3.8")
  • 1020g (32.9 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Lumix S1

sd Quattro

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Mirrorless
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 29 megapixel
  • 3 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 0 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Lens mount SA
  • No WiFi
  • 147 x 95.1 x 90.8mm³ (5.8" x 3.7" x 3.6")
  • 625g (20.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for sd Quattro

Lumix S1 vs sd Quattro Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: Lumix S1 and sd Quattro sensor area comparison

Better choice: Panasonic Lumix S1

Lumix S1 vs sd Quattro: Viewfinder

Lumix S1 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 5.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.78x.

sd Quattro has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.69x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

Lumix S1 (0.78x)

sd Quattro (0.69x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Lumix S1Simulated viewfinder of the sd Quattro

Advantage: Panasonic Lumix S1

Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Sigma sd Quattro Other Specs Comparison

Why is Panasonic Lumix S1 a better choice

Lumix S1

sd Quattro

Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Sensor cleaning (3)
Higher speed (4, frames/second)63
Auto Focus points (4)2259
Better sensibility (4)100 - 51200 ISO100 - 6400 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)5.762.36
Larger lens selection (3)11
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)2.101.62
Articulated monitor (2)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21600
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)400300
WiFi (2)
Environmental sealing (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Lumix S1 are the larger sensor, built-in automatic sensor cleaning and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Panasonic are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the larger selection of lenses, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the Lumix S1 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Lumix S1 scores 45 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sigma sd Quattro

Lumix S1

sd Quattro

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2029.00
Weighs less (2)1020g
(32.9 oz.)
(20.2 oz.)
More portable (2)1584cm³

Conclusion: Advantages of the sd Quattro are the higher resolution, the lower weight than the Lumix S1 and the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the sd Quattro.

Panasonic Lumix S1 VS Sigma sd Quattro Dimensions

Look at front view of the Lumix S1 and sd Quattro

Lumix S1 und sd Quattro, front viewLumix S1 und sd Quattro, front view

Top view of cameras

Lumix S1 und sd Quattro, view from aboveLumix S1 und sd Quattro, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Panasonic Lumix S1

Sigma sd Quattro


We recommend Panasonic Lumix S1 as better choice.

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