Tag Archives: Foveon sensor with X3 1:1:1 technology

Sigma: no plans for L-mount version of the SD Quattro H camera, Foveon development starting from scratch

Sigma had a Q&A session during the CP+ show and they answers several questions regarding L-mount and the development of their full frame Foveon sensor:

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An update on the development of the Sigma Foveon sensor with X3 1:1:1 technology

Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki issued an update on the Sigma Foveon sensor with X3 1:1:1 technology – in short: Sigma started the project from scratch, terminated our contract with the sensor manufacturer and the development is still ongoing. No timeframe was provided. Here are the details:

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Don’t expect the Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount and Foveon X3 1:1:1 sensor to come anytime soon

In a recent interview with Imaging Resource, Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki reported that they still don’t know when they will release their new Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount and Foveon sensor with X3 1:1:1 technology (the last report was that the Foveon camera was delayed indefinitely):

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Sigma full-frame mirrorless L-mount camera with Foveon sensor delayed indefinitely

The Sigma full-frame mirrorless L-mount camera with Foveon sensor is now officially delayed indefinitely. The camera was already delayed once last year. In a statement, Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki said that they cannot “say for certain when the full-frame Foveon X3 sensor will be put into mass production“. It seems that Sigma is starting the development […]

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Sigma press conference on February 27, X3 Foveon full-frame camera expected (2020 CP+)

Sigma will have a press event on February 27 for the CP+ show. I expect the Sigma X3 Foveon full-frame camera and some new lenses. Here are the details:

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Rumors: Sigma to announce a new X3 Foveon full-frame camera soon (CP+ show?)

This rumor is coming from the Chinese forum Xitek, so take it with a grain of salt:

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Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount and 60MP Foveon sensor confirmed for 2020

During the latest press event, Sigma CEO confirmed that the upcoming Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount and 60MP Foveon sensor is delayed until 2020. Previous coverage of the Sigma full-frame mirrorless camera with L-mount and 60MP Foveon sensor:

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The 60.9MP full-frame Foveon sensor with X3 1:1:1 technology for the Sigma mirrorless camera with L-mount will be manufactured by TSI Semiconductors in California

The new full-frame 60.9MP Foveon sensor (3 layers x 20MP sensor) with X3 1:1:1 technology for the upcoming Sigma mirrorless camera with L-mount will be manufactured by TSI Semiconductors located in Roseville, CA. Watch the Sigma presentation video for additional information:

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