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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Nikon DL 24-500 Specs
All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7
All specs: Main page for DL 24-500
D-Lux 7 vs DL 24-500 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:
Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.
Boasting an area of 225mm² (0.36 sq.in.) the sensor of the D-Lux 7 is somewhat larger than the DL 24-500's chip at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (e.g. interior images), a clear disadvantage of the 1" format.
Advantage: Leica D-Lux 7
D-Lux 7 vs DL 24-500: Viewfinder
D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
DL 24-500 has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.70x.
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)
DL 24-500 (0.70x)
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 Nikon DL 24-500 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||1"|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||160 - 12800 ISO|
|Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)||2.76||2.36|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||1.04|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||403||290|
|Weighs less (2)||393g|
|More portable (2)||498cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the larger sensor, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the DL 24-500. Another advantage over the DL 24-500: the more compact size.
The D-Lux 7 scores 22 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 24-500
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||17.00||20.80|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||11||20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||105|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|External microphone (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 24-500 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Nikon are the built-in flash, the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.
Yields 19 points for the DL 24-500.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||3840 x 2160||3840 x 2160|
|Leica D-Lux 7 VS Nikon DL 24-500 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and DL 24-500
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Leica D-Lux 7
Nikon DL 24-500
We advise to choose the newest model: Leica D-Lux 7.
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