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Leica C-Lux vs Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Specs
All specs: Main page for C-Lux
All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot HX400V
C-Lux vs Cyber-shot HX400V: The sensors
C-Lux features a 1" sized sensor, while the Cyber-shot HX400V 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 Cyber-shot HX400V'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 Cyber-shot HX400V: Viewfinder
C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.33 megapixel with magnification of 0.53x.
The Cyber-shot HX400V has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.40 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.
Cyber-shot HX400V (0.50x)
Advantage: Leica C-Lux
Leica C-Lux VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica C-Lux a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||1"||Compact|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||1|
|Better sensibility (4)||80 - 25600 ISO||80 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.33||0.40|
|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|
|Weighs less (2)||340g|
|More portable (2)||334cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux are the larger sensor, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, 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, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Cyber-shot HX400V. Another advantage over the Cyber-shot HX400V: the more compact size.
The C-Lux scores 30 points.
Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot HX400V
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||20.10||20.40|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot HX400V are the higher resolution, the articulated display and the built-in GPS.
Yields 9 points for the Cyber-shot HX400V.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica C-Lux VS Sony Cyber-shot HX400V Dimensions|
Look at front view of the C-Lux and Cyber-shot HX400V
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Sony Cyber-shot HX400V
We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.
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