Only SD15 Digital SLR camera
powered by direct image sensor,
can capture all primary RGB colors.
UPC Code : 00-85126-92716-5


Format Interchangeable lens SLR camera
Compatible Lenses SIGMA SA mount interchangeable lenses
Lens Mount SIGMA SA bayonet mount
Angle of View Equivalent to approx. 1.7 times the focal length of the lens (for 35mm cameras)
Image Sensor
Image Sensor Foveon X3® direct image sensor (CMOS)
Image Sensor Size 20.7×13.8mm
Number of Pixels Effective Pixels : 14.06MP (2,652×1,768×3 layers)
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Recording System
Storage Media SD/SDHC Card, Multi Media Card
Still Image Format Exif 2.21, DCF 2.0, DPOF
Image Recording Format Lossless compression RAW data (12-bit), JPEG (High, Medium, Low)
Color Mode 7 types ( Standard, Vivid, Neutral, Portrait, Landscape, B&W, Sepia )
Capture File Size


HIGH Approx. 15.4 MB (2,640×1,760×3)


Fine Approx. 3.3 MB (2,640×1,760)
Normal Approx. 1.9 MB (2,640×1,760)
Basic Approx. 1.4 MB (2,640×1,760)
Fine Approx. 1.6 MB (1,872×1,248)
Normal Approx. 0.9 MB (1,872×1,248)
Basic Approx. 0.7 MB (1,872×1,248)
Fine Approx. 0.8 MB (1,312×880)
Normal Approx. 0.5 MB (1,312×880)
Basic Approx. 0.3 MB (1,312×880)
White Balance
Settings 8 types ( Auto, Daylight , Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom )
Type Pentaprism SLR viewfinder
Viewfinder Frame Coverage 98% vertical, 98% horizontal
Viewfinder Magnification 0.9 x (50mm F1.4-infinity)
Eye point 18mm
Diopter Adjustment Range -3dpt ~+1.5dpt
Auto Focus Type TTL phase difference detection system
AF Point 11 points twin cross sencer
AF Operating Range EV 0 to +18 (ISO100)
Focus Mode Single AF, Continuous AF (with AF motion prediction function), Manual
Exposure Control
Metering Systems 77 segment Evaluative Metering, Spot Metering, Center Area Metering, Center-Weighted Average Metering
Metering Range EV 1 to 20 (50mm F1.4:ISO100)
Exposure Control System (P) Program AE (Program Shift is possible), (S) Shutter Speed Priority AE, (A) Aperture Priority AE, (M) Manual
ISO Sensitivity AUTO(ISO 100-200) : With Flash (ISO 100-400), Equivalent to ISO100, 200, 400, 800 and 1600 (ISO50 and ISO3200 with Extended Mode)
Exposure Compensation ±3EV (in 1/3 steps)
Auto Bracketing With 3 frames bracketing : 1/3EV Stops Up to ±3EV, With 5 frames bracketing : 1/3EV Stops Up to ±1.7EV
Shutter Type Electronically Controlled Focal Plane Shutter
Shutter Speed 1/4000 - 30 sec., Bulb (up to 30 sec. With Extended Mode : 2 min.)
Built-in Flash Manual Pop-up Built-in flash, GN11 (17mm lens angle covered)
External Flash Synchronization Hot shoe (contact X synchronization at 1/180 sec. or less, with dedicated flash linking contact)
LCD Monitor
Type 3.0" TFT color LCD monitor, Approx. 460,000, Coverage100%
Monitor Size 3.0"
LCD Pixels Approx. 460,000
Reviewing Images Single frame display, Multi display [9 frames], Zoom, Slide Show
LCD Monitor Language English / Japanese / German / French / Spanish / Italian / Chinese (Simplified) / Korean / Russian
Interfaces USB (USB2.0), Video Out (NTSC/PAL)
Power Source
Power Li-ion Battery Pack BP-21, Batterry Chager BC-21, AC Adapter SAC-4 (optional)
Dimensions and Weight
Dimensions 144mm/5.7" (W) X 107.3mm/4.2" (H) X 80.5mm/3.2" (D)
Weight 680g/24oz (without batteries)
Shooting Speed
Continuous shooting speed 3 frames/second
Maximum number of frames for continuous shooting 21 frames
Accessories Li-ion Battery BP-21, Battery Charger BC-21, USB Cable, Video Cable, Neck Strap, Eye Cap, Body Cap, Eyepiece Cap, SIGMA Photo Pro Disc, SD15 Instruction Manual