Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix L840 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs Coolpix L840 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix L840 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 L840

  • Introduced in February 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 125 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 22-855mm (38x), f3.0-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113.5 x 78.3 x 96mm³ (4.5" x 3.1" x 3.8")
  • 536g (17.3 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix L840

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

C-Lux

Coolpix L840

Larger sensor (5)1"Compact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)20.1016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO125 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
536g
(17.3 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
853cm³
(54 cu.in.)

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

C-Lux

Coolpix L840

Articulated monitor (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370600

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

C-Lux

Coolpix L840

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix L840 Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix L840

C-Lux und Coolpix L840, front viewC-Lux und Coolpix L840, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und Coolpix L840, view from aboveC-Lux und Coolpix L840, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix L840

32
5

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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