Sigma made a surprising announcement today! They announced the SD Quattro mirrorless system cameras with Foveon sensor and SA mount:
The Sigma Quattro SD:
- Two mode Autofocus system
- Mirrorless system, Dust & Splash magnesium alloy body
- Resolution equal to 39MP Bayer sensor on resolution testing
- Compact design similar to dp Quattro cameras
- SA mount
The Sigma SD Quattro H:
- Larger APS-H sensor
- Resolution equal to 51MP Bayer sensor on resolution testing
- Designed to take advantage of SGV lenses with great IQ
- SA mount
There is yet no info about price and shipment date of the camera. Here is the press text and some mroe images:
Ultimate image quality. Ultimate camera.
In developing any product, SIGMA always has a primary objective in mind: fundamental performance that gives everyone the opportunity to take the perfect photograph. Offering breathtaking resolution, rich gradations and colors, and exceptional realism, the Foveon X3 Quattro direct image sensor is a symbol of this never-ending pursuit of excellence. It delivers image quality so distinctively intense that even the temperature, humidity, and scent of a scene seem to impress themselves upon the viewer.
Presenting the ultimate digital camera experience, the new SIGMA sd Quattro series leverages the image quality of the Foveon X3 Quattro direct image sensor to build a complete system compatible with all SIGMA GLOBAL VISION high-performance interchangeable lenses. The sd Quattro series allows photographers to express themselves with even more freedom and precision.
Believing that the lens is the key to the photograph, SIGMA has created a new camera for the true photographic artist that leverages the power of high-quality lenses. Test its performance with your own hands and eyes—and be amazed.