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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P510 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P510
C-Lux vs Coolpix P510: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P510 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 P510'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 P510: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The Coolpix P510 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 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.
Coolpix P510 (0.50x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P510 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||16.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||7|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||9|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||80 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||0.20|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||240|
|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 the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P510 and the more compact size. Finally, there's the the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The C-Lux scores 41 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P510
|Articulated monitor (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P510 are the articulated display and the built-in GPS.
Yields 4 points for the Coolpix P510.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P510 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix P510
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P510
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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