Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R 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 June 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 35-25mm (1x), f2.0-22.0
  • No WiFi
  • 113 x 65.4 x 69.6mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 2.7")
  • 482g (15.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX1R

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R 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 RX1R sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Sony RX1R

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony RX1R Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7


Higher speed (4, frames/second)115
Auto Focus points (4)4925
Image stabilizer (3)
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403220
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
(15.5 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the RX1R: the lower weight than the RX1R and the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The D-Lux 7 scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R

D-Lux 7


Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0024.30
Built-in flash (2)
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 14 points for the RX1R.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7


Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Sensor resolution (MP)1.201.20
Similar size498cm³514cm³
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony RX1R Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and RX1R

D-Lux 7 und RX1R, front viewD-Lux 7 und RX1R, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und RX1R, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und RX1R, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Sony RX1R


We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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