Leica Q-P vs Leica D-Lux 7 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs D-Lux 7 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Leica D-Lux 7 Specs


  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f1.7
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130 x 80 x 93mm³ (5.1" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 640g (20.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Q-P

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

Q-P vs D-Lux 7 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: Q-P and D-Lux 7 sensor area comparison

Advantage: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs D-Lux 7: Viewfinder

Q-P has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

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

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.

Q-P (0.70x)

D-Lux 7 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the D-Lux 7

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 Q-P VS Leica D-Lux 7 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice


D-Lux 7

Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2017.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.76

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder.

The Q-P scores 18 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica D-Lux 7


D-Lux 7

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1011
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.20
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)300403
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(31 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the optical image stabilizer and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.

Yields 18 points for the D-Lux 7.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


D-Lux 7

Touch screen
Leica Q-P VS Leica D-Lux 7 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and D-Lux 7

Q-P und D-Lux 7, front viewQ-P und D-Lux 7, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und D-Lux 7, view from aboveQ-P und D-Lux 7, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Leica D-Lux 7


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

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