Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC TZ81 Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for DMC TZ81
C-Lux vs DMC TZ81: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the DMC TZ81 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 TZ81'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 TZ81: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The DMC TZ81 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 1.16 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 TZ81 (0.46x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC TZ81 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||18.90|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||80 - 3200 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||1.16|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||370||320|
Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder and that the battery has more stamina.
The C-Lux scores 21 points.
Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC TZ81
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC TZ81 are the lower weight than the C-Lux and the more compact size.
Yields 4 points for the DMC TZ81.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC TZ81 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and DMC TZ81
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Panasonic DMC TZ81
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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