The Sigma SD10 SLR is the first digital camera to use the enhanced version of the Foveon X3 PRO 10M image sensor. The Foveon X3 PRO 10M image sensor will allow users to capture outstanding photographs at higher shutter speeds ideal for sports action as well as in low light situations requiring longer exposures. The improved 10.2 megapixel image sensor doubles the sensitivity and maximum exposure times and offers increased dynamic range over its predecessor. With the RAW data recording system of the SIGMA SD10, it is possible to obtain high picture definition and compact file size. The lossless compression system of RAW data, eliminates image deterioration, provides superior pictures, without sacrificing original image quality and retains full image capture details.