Leica C-Lux vs Canon Ixus 190 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs Ixus 190 - Side by side

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Leica C-Lux vs Canon Ixus 190 Specs


  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

Ixus 190

  • Introduced in January 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 1 frames/second
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • 1280 x 720 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 68.00mm (2.7") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-240mm (10x), f3.0-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 95.2 x 56.8 x 23.6mm³ (3.7" x 2.2" x 0.9")
  • 137g (4.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Ixus 190

C-Lux vs Ixus 190: The sensors

The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Ixus 190 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.) the sensor of the C-Lux is a lot larger than the Ixus 190's chip at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

Leica C-Lux VS Canon Ixus 190 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice


Ixus 190

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)101
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 1600 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.23
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601280 x 720
Longer battery life (3, photos)370190

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.

The C-Lux scores 31 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon Ixus 190


Ixus 190

Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
(4.4 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
(8 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Ixus 190 are the lower weight than the C-Lux and the more compact size.

Yields 4 points for the Ixus 190.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Ixus 190

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Leica C-Lux VS Canon Ixus 190 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Ixus 190

C-Lux und Ixus 190, front viewC-Lux und Ixus 190, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Ixus 190, view from aboveC-Lux und Ixus 190, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Canon Ixus 190


We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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