If you’re looking to get yourself a new camera, then we have some exciting news for you today as Sigma’s DP2x compact camera has just had its price and release confirmed by the company.
The DP2x was first announced back in February and now Sigma confirms the camera will be available at the end of April for $800. Probably the most interesting feature this camera possesses is its large FOVEON X3 sensor; supposedly twelve times larger than any sensor you would find cameras of this size.
The news comes from an article at Engadget which also explains that the DP2x main features are high-speed autofocus thanks to a new AF algorithm, RAW image support for manual controls, and a fixed 24.2mm F2.8 lens.
It also has a movie mode which will shoot clips at 320 x 240 which is not very impressive suggesting that this mode was an afterthought when it came to design. More details can be found at the link above where a full press release is featured.
What do you think of Sigma’s new compact camera? Will you be getting one? Let us know in the comments below.