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Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC FZ200 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for DMC FZ200
C-Lux vs DMC FZ200: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC FZ200 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 DMC FZ200'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 DMC FZ200: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The DMC FZ200 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.30 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.
DMC FZ200 (0.50x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||12.00|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||1.30|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.46|
|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 the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, the better viewfinder 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 DMC FZ200. Another advantage over the DMC FZ200: the more compact size and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The C-Lux scores 34 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ200
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||12|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||500|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ200 are that the camera is faster, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the C-Lux: that the battery has more stamina.
Yields 11 points for the DMC FZ200.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ200 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and DMC FZ200
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC FZ200
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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