The successor model of Sigma’s first L-Mount full-frame mirrorless camera fp Sigma fp L, Finally officially debuted earlier. Officially called it “the smallest and lightest 61MP full-frame mirrorless camera in the world”, which is different from the fp that focuses on “small camera, big freedom”. It takes the route of “high pixels, big picture”. The body weight of the fp L is 375g, which is a little heavier than the fp of 370g. It uses a 35mm full-frame back-illuminated Bayer array photoreceptor and is also equipped with a special low-pass filter.
Compared to the fp with only contrast detection AF, the new machine finally uses a phase and contrast hybrid autofocus system. The actual effect is unknown, but at least from the book, it should be able to bring some help to taking pictures and videos. In addition, the device also has human eye recognition and object tracking functions. fp L has only an electronic shutter, supports electronic anti-shake, and a continuous shooting speed of 10fps. The standard sensitivity range is ISO 100-25,600, which can be expanded to ISO 6-102,400.
In the recording part, fp L supports 12-bit UHD 4K internal recording and 12-bit DCI 4K external recording, and three RAW formats, CinemaDNG, ProResRAW, and BlackMagic RAW, can be selected at the same time (12-bit DNG can be recorded internally when an SSD is connected. ). The back of the device has a 3.15-inch touch screen with 2.1 million dots. In order to facilitate the viewfinder, the factory also introduced an external 3.69 million dots OLED EVF. It can rotate 90 degrees, connect the camera via USB-C, and it also has a USB-C external SSD.
In terms of functions, Sigma fp L seems to have learned a lot from smartphones. In both static and video modes, users can use up to 5x crop zoom. In addition, you can save or load settings via a QR code. The battery life of the device is 240 photos/60 videos, it can be used while charging via USB-C, and it can play the role of a camera. Finally, Sigma also brought two new color modes, powder blue and duotone this time, increasing the user’s selection range to a total of 15 (also available in the new fp firmware).
The price of the Sigma fp L is US$2,499 (approximately RMB 16,350), and the external EVF is priced at US$699 (approximately RMB 4,580). Both are expected to be listed in mid-April.