Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix B700 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs Coolpix B700 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix B700 Specs

C-Lux

  • 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

Coolpix B700

  • Introduced in February 2016
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 20 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 3200 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 107mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix B700

C-Lux vs Coolpix B700: The sensors

C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix B700 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 B700'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

C-Lux vs Coolpix B700: Viewfinder

C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.

The Coolpix B700 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

C-Lux (0.53x)

Coolpix B700 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the C-LuxSimulated viewfinder of the Coolpix B700

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix B700 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice

C-Lux

Coolpix B700

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO100 - 3200 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.330.92
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
565g
(18.2 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
1137cm³
(72 cu.in.)

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, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the lower weight than the Coolpix B700 and the more compact size.

The C-Lux scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix B700

C-Lux

Coolpix B700

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1020.30
Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370400

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix B700 are the higher resolution, the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 10 points for the Coolpix B700.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

C-Lux

Coolpix B700

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Video resolution3840 x 21603840 x 2160
WiFi
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix B700 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix B700

C-Lux und Coolpix B700, front viewC-Lux und Coolpix B700, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Coolpix B700, view from aboveC-Lux und Coolpix B700, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix B700

29
10

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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