Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs Cyber-shot RX100 II - Side by side

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Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony Cyber-shot RX100 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

Cyber-shot RX100 II

  • Introduced in June 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 160 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 28-100mm (4x), f1.8-4.9
  • WiFi built-in
  • 101.6 x 58.1 x 38.3mm³ (4.0" x 2.3" x 1.5")
  • 280g (9.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Cyber-shot RX100 II

D-Lux 7 vs Cyber-shot RX100 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 Cyber-shot RX100 II sensor area comparison

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 Cyber-shot RX100 II'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.

Better choice: Leica D-Lux 7

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7

Cyber-shot RX100 II

Larger sensor (5)Four Thirds1"
Higher speed (4, frames/second)1110
Auto Focus points (4)4925
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO160 - 12800 ISO
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403350

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the larger sensor, that the camera is faster and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, 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 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

D-Lux 7

Cyber-shot RX100 II

Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0020.10
Built-in flash (2)
Articulated monitor (2)
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
280g
(9.0 oz.)
More portable (2)498cm³
(31 cu.in.)
226cm³
(14 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Cyber-shot RX100 II are the higher resolution, the built-in flash and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Cyber-shot RX100 II is made easy by the lower weight than the D-Lux 7 and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the Cyber-shot RX100 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7

Cyber-shot RX100 II

Image stabilizer
Sensor resolution (MP)1.201.20
WiFi
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and Cyber-shot RX100 II

D-Lux 7 und Cyber-shot RX100 II, front viewD-Lux 7 und Cyber-shot RX100 II, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und Cyber-shot RX100 II, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und Cyber-shot RX100 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Sony Cyber-shot RX100 II

24
13

We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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