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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix P610 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610
C-Lux vs Coolpix P610: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix P610 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 P610'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 P610: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The Coolpix P610 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.
Coolpix P610 (0.50x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P610 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||7|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||1|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 6400 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||0.92|
|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||360|
|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 P610 and the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 39 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P610
|Articulated monitor (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the articulated display and the built-in GPS.
Yields 4 points for the Coolpix P610.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix P610 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Coolpix P610
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix P610
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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