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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Specs
All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7
All specs: Main page for Stylus XZ-2
D-Lux 7 vs Stylus XZ-2: The sensors
The D-Lux 7 features a Four Thirds sized sensor, while the Stylus XZ-2 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 Stylus XZ-2'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
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Four Thirds||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||17.00||12.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||11||2|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||35|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 25600 ISO||100 - 12800 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.20||0.92|
|Better Video (2)||3840 x 2160||1920 x 1080|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||403||340|
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 superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The D-Lux 7 scores 31 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus Stylus XZ-2
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|More portable (2)||498cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Stylus XZ-2 are the built-in flash, the articulated display and the more compact size.
Yields 6 points for the Stylus XZ-2.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Leica D-Lux 7 VS Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and Stylus XZ-2
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Leica D-Lux 7
Olympus Stylus XZ-2
We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.
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