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Leica C-Lux vs Nikon Coolpix S9900 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Coolpix S9900
C-Lux vs Coolpix S9900: The sensors
The C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Coolpix S9900 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 S9900'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 S9900 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|
|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 10800|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||300|
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 larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina.
The C-Lux scores 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix S9900
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||99|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix S9900 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the articulated display and the lower weight than the C-Lux. Another advantage over the C-Lux: the more compact size and the built-in GPS.
Yields 12 points for the Coolpix S9900.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Nikon Coolpix S9900 Dimensions|
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Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon Coolpix S9900
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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