Sigma fp is the smallest full-frame mirrorless camera ever!

Sigma fp
(Image credit: Sigma)

Sigma has been teasing its new full frame mirrorless camera for a while, but the official announcement is a bolt from the blue.

Called the Sigma fp (which apparently stands for fortissimo pianissimo) the new camera will feature a 24.6-megapixel sensor and it will use a classic Bayer colour filter array, not Sigma's own multi-layer Foveon technology as we had originally believed the company to be working on.

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Rod Lawton

Rod is an independent photography journalist and editor, and a long-standing Digital Camera World contributor, having previously worked as DCW's Group Reviews editor. Before that he has been technique editor on N-Photo, Head of Testing for the photography division and Camera Channel editor on TechRadar, as well as contributing to many other publications. He has been writing about photography technique, photo editing and digital cameras since they first appeared, and before that began his career writing about film photography. He has used and reviewed practically every interchangeable lens camera launched in the past 20 years, from entry-level DSLRs to medium format cameras, together with lenses, tripods, gimbals, light meters, camera bags and more. Rod has his own camera gear blog at but also writes about photo-editing applications and techniques at