Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R 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 October 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 35-25mm (1x), f2.0-22.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 65.4 x 72mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 2.8")
  • 507g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX1R II

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

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R II: Viewfinder

D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

RX1R II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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)

RX1R II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D-Lux 7Simulated viewfinder of the RX1R II

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 Sony RX1R II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7


Higher speed (4, frames/second)115
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)2.762.36
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.)
(16.4 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder 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 II: the lower weight than the RX1R II.

The D-Lux 7 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R II

D-Lux 7


Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsFull frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0042.40
Auto Focus points (4)49399
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 18 points for the RX1R II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7


Sensitivity100 - 25600 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Sensor resolution (MP)1.201.20
Similar size498cm³532cm³
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony RX1R II Dimensions

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

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

Top view of cameras

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

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Sony RX1R II


We advise to choose the newest model: Leica D-Lux 7.

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