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Leica Q-P vs Canon PowerShot S120 Specs
All specs: Main page for Q-P
All specs: Main page for PowerShot S120
Q-P vs PowerShot S120: The sensors
The Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the PowerShot S120 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 S120's chip at 28mm² (0.04 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
Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot S120 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|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||300||230|
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 that the battery has more stamina.
The Q-P scores 27 points.
Otherwise why to choose Canon PowerShot S120
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Weighs less (2)||640g|
|More portable (2)||967cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the PowerShot S120 are the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.
Yields 9 points for the PowerShot S120.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Leica Q-P VS Canon PowerShot S120 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Q-P and PowerShot S120
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Canon PowerShot S120
We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.
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