Leica C-Lux vs Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Compare

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C-Lux vs PowerShot SX610 HS - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Canon PowerShot SX610 HS 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

PowerShot SX610 HS

  • Introduced in January 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 2 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 25-450mm (18x), f3.2-6.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 105.3 x 61 x 26.7mm³ (4.1" x 2.4" x 1.1")
  • 191g (6.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for PowerShot SX610 HS

C-Lux vs PowerShot SX610 HS: The sensors

The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the PowerShot SX610 HS 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 PowerShot SX610 HS'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 PowerShot SX610 HS Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice


PowerShot SX610 HS

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)102
Auto Focus points (4)499
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080

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

The C-Lux scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot SX610 HS


PowerShot SX610 HS

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.20
Longer battery life (3, photos)370400
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
(6.2 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
(11 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot SX610 HS are the higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the C-Lux. Another advantage over the C-Lux: the more compact size.

Yields 12 points for the PowerShot SX610 HS.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


PowerShot SX610 HS

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Leica C-Lux VS Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and PowerShot SX610 HS

C-Lux und PowerShot SX610 HS, front viewC-Lux und PowerShot SX610 HS, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und PowerShot SX610 HS, view from aboveC-Lux und PowerShot SX610 HS, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS


We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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