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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Canon PowerShot G16 Specs
All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7
All specs: Main page for PowerShot G16
D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G16: The sensors
D-Lux 7 features a Four Thirds sized sensor, while the PowerShot G16 uses a Compact sensor.
Boasting an area of 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.) the sensor of the D-Lux 7 is a lot larger than the PowerShot G16's chip at 42mm² (0.07 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 D-Lux 7
D-Lux 7 vs PowerShot G16: Viewfinder
The D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
The PowerShot G16 features
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.
D-Lux 7 (0.70x)
PowerShot G16 (0.60x)
Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Canon PowerShot G16 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||17.00||12.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||11||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||9|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||80 - 12800 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||403||360|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the larger sensitivity 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 D-Lux 7 scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G16
|Built-in flash (2)|
|More portable (2)||498cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G16 are the built-in flash and the more compact size.
Yields 4 points for the PowerShot G16.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica D-Lux 7 VS Canon PowerShot G16 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and PowerShot G16
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Leica D-Lux 7
Canon PowerShot G16
We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.
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