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Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot G16 Specs
All specs: Main page for Q-P
All specs: Main page for PowerShot G16
Q-P vs PowerShot G16: The sensors
Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the PowerShot G16 uses a Compact sensor.
Boasting an area of 864mm² (1.38 sq.in.) the sensor of the Q-P is a lot larger than the PowerShot G16'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 Q-P
Q-P vs PowerShot G16: Viewfinder
The Q-P has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.
The PowerShot G16 features
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.
PowerShot G16 (0.60x)
Advantage: Leica Q-P
Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G16 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica Q-P a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||12.10|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||9|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||9|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 50000 ISO||80 - 12800 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
|Touch screen (2)|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P 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 rather comfortable touch screen.
The Q-P scores 26 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot G16
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||300||360|
|Weighs less (2)||640g|
|More portable (2)||967cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot G16 are the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the Q-P: the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.
Yields 12 points for the PowerShot G16.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot G16 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Q-P and PowerShot G16
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon PowerShot G16
We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.
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