Leica D-Lux 7 vs Ricoh GR II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs GR II - Side by side

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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Ricoh GR II Specs

D-Lux 7

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118 x 66 x 64mm³ (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7


  • Introduced in July 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 4 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 117 x 63 x 34.7mm³ (4.6" x 2.5" x 1.4")
  • 251g (8.1 oz.)

All specs: Main page for GR II

D-Lux 7 vs GR II 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:

Infographic: D-Lux 7 and GR II sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Ricoh GR II

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Ricoh GR II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0016.20
Higher speed (4, frames/second)114
Auto Focus points (4)499
Image stabilizer (3)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403290

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the optical image stabilizer, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the D-Lux 7 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The D-Lux 7 scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Ricoh GR II

D-Lux 7


Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Built-in flash (2)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.201.23
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
(8.1 oz.)
More portable (2)498cm³
(31 cu.in.)
(16 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the GR II are the larger sensor, the built-in flash and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the lower weight than the D-Lux 7 and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the GR II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7


Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Ricoh GR II Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and GR II

D-Lux 7 und GR II, front viewD-Lux 7 und GR II, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und GR II, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und GR II, view from above

Total scores

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Leica D-Lux 7

Ricoh GR II


We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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