if you are one of those who takes a camera’s physical design as seriously as its performance, then the new Sigma DP3 Merrill Compact Digital Camera might just be your cup of English Breakfast. sporting a uber clean, minimalist chassis, the DP3 features Dual TRUE II image processor working alongside a 46-megapixel Foveon X3 Direct Image Sensor and a high-performance fixed 50mm F2.8 lens that is geared towards mid-telephoto and macro range shooting. touted as the “next generation high image quality compact digital camera”, the DP3 features include a 3.0-inch high resolution TFT color LCD, SD card slot (SDXC compatible), hot shoe for external flash, auto and ring-controlled manual focus, RAW capable, VGA movie mode (640 x 480 resolution), ISO range of 100 to 6400, advanced UI and seven-frame continuous shooting. all these goodies packed into a sleek, 121.5 x 66.7 x 80.6mm body that tips the scale at 400 grams. pricing and availability is yet to be announced.