Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Superzoom cameras.

C-Lux vs DMC FZ1000 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica C-Lux vs Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Specs

C-Lux

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

DMC FZ1000 II

  • Introduced in February 2019
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 125 - 12800 ISO
  • 4096 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-400mm (17x), f2.8-4.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 136 x 97.2 x 131.5mm³ (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
  • 810g (26.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC FZ1000 II

C-Lux vs DMC FZ1000 II Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Info graphic: C-Lux an DMC FZ1000 II sensor comparison

Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.

1" sensor built into both cameras has a total area of about 116mm² (4.6 sq.in.).

C-Lux vs DMC FZ1000 II: Viewfinder

C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.

The DMC FZ1000 II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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.

C-Lux (0.53x)

DMC FZ1000 II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the C-LuxSimulated viewfinder of the DMC FZ1000 II

Better choice: Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice

C-Lux

DMC FZ1000 II

Better sensibility (4)80 - 25600 ISO125 - 12800 ISO
Weighs less (2)340g
(11.0 oz.)
810g
(26.1 oz.)
More portable (2)334cm³
(21 cu.in.)
1738cm³
(110 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensitivity, the lower weight than the DMC FZ1000 II and the more compact size.

The C-Lux scores 8 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

C-Lux

DMC FZ1000 II

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.332.36
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.24
Articulated monitor (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21604096 x 2160
External microphone (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)370440

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC FZ1000 II are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the superior video recording and the connector for an external microphone. Another advantage over the C-Lux: that the battery has more stamina.

Yields 19 points for the DMC FZ1000 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

C-Lux

DMC FZ1000 II

Sensor format1"1"
Resolution (megapixel)20.1020.10
Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
Touch screen
WiFi
Leica C-Lux VS Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the C-Lux and DMC FZ1000 II

C-Lux und DMC FZ1000 II, front viewC-Lux und DMC FZ1000 II, front view

Top view of cameras

C-Lux und DMC FZ1000 II, view from aboveC-Lux und DMC FZ1000 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica C-Lux

Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II

8
19

We recommend Panasonic DMC FZ1000 II as better choice.

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