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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix B500 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Coolpix B500
C-Lux vs Coolpix B500: The sensors
The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix B500 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 Coolpix B500'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 Nikon Coolpix B500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||16.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||7|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||1|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||125 - 6400 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
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 the lower weight than the Coolpix B500. Another advantage over the Coolpix B500: the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B500
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||600|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B500 are the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 5 points for the Coolpix B500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix B500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix B500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix B500
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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