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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Nikon Coolpix P7800 Specs
All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7
All specs: Main page for Coolpix P7800
D-Lux 7 vs Coolpix P7800: The sensors
D-Lux 7 features a Four Thirds sized sensor, while the Coolpix P7800 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 Coolpix P7800's chip at 43mm² (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 Coolpix P7800: Viewfinder
D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
The Coolpix P7800 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 0.92 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.
D-Lux 7 (0.70x)
Coolpix P7800 (0.50x)
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. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Nikon Coolpix P7800 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||17.00||12.20|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||11||8|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||80 - 1600 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.76||0.92|
|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||350|
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 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. Another advantage over the Coolpix P7800: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D-Lux 7 scores 33 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P7800
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||99|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P7800 are the faster and more accurate auto focus, the built-in flash and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Coolpix P7800 is made easy by the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 10 points for the Coolpix P7800.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica D-Lux 7 VS Nikon Coolpix P7800 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and Coolpix P7800
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Leica D-Lux 7
Nikon Coolpix P7800
We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.
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