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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix L820 Specs
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C-Lux vs Coolpix L820: The sensors
The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix L820 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 L820'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 L820 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||8|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||1|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||125 - 3200 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 L820. Another advantage over the Coolpix L820: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The C-Lux scores 34 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L820
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||400|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L820 are that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 3 points for the Coolpix L820.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix L820 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix L820
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix L820
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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