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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Specs
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C-Lux vs Coolpix L840: The sensors
The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix L840 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 L840'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 L840 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||5|
|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 L840. Another advantage over the Coolpix L840: the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 32 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix L840
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||600|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix L840 are the articulated display and that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 5 points for the Coolpix L840.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix L840
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix L840
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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