The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the new Sigma DP1s compact digital camera featuring a 14 megapixel (2,652 × 1,768 × 3 layers) FOVEON X3 direct image sensor.
The new Sigma DP1s is an improved version of the DP1 which was introduced to market in March 2008. It is now possible to allocate the QS (Quick Set) function, which has been adopted by the DP2 and SD14 DSLR, to the digital zoom buttons of the DP1s. This provides faster and more convenient operation of the camera.
The DP1s is enhanced further by improved performance when shooting backlit subjects, aiding the cameras characteristics of superb resolution and richly graduated tones with a natural, three-dimensional feel.
There are many dedicated accessories available for the DP1s such as the VIEW FINDER VF-11, HOOD ADAPTER HA-11 and ELECTRONIC FLASH EF-140 DG.
* 14 megapixel Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor
* TRUE Image Processing Engine
* 16.6mm F4 lens
* Exclusive Sigma Photo Pro Software
* RAW and JPEG format recording
The Sigma DP1s is expected to be available by the end of October 2009, and pricing has not been disclosed at this time.