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Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC TZ61 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ61
C-Lux vs DMC TZ61: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC TZ61 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 TZ61'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 TZ61: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The DMC TZ61 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.20 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.46x.
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 TZ61 (0.46x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||18.10|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||23|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||100 - 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||300|
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 that the battery has more stamina.
The C-Lux scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ61
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ61 are the lower weight than the C-Lux, the more compact size and the built-in GPS.
Yields 6 points for the DMC TZ61.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC TZ61 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and DMC TZ61
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ61
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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