Leica Q-P vs Nikon Coolpix P340 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs Coolpix P340 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Nikon Coolpix P340 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

Coolpix P340

  • Introduced in February 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • No viewfinder
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-120mm (5x), f1.8-5.6
  • WiFi built-in
  • 103 x 58.1 x 32mm³ (4.1" x 2.3" x 1.3")
  • 356g (11.5 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P340

Q-P vs Coolpix P340: The sensors

The Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the Coolpix P340 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 Coolpix P340'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

Leica Q-P VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice


Coolpix P340

Larger sensor (5)Full frameCompact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2012.10
Auto Focus points (4)491
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO80 - 3200 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300220

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Q-P is made easy by that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 25 points.

Otherwise why to choose Nikon Coolpix P340


Coolpix P340

Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(11.5 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(12 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P340 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 Coolpix P340.

Common Specs for both cameras compared


Coolpix P340

Speed (frames/second)1010
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Nikon Coolpix P340 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and Coolpix P340

Q-P und Coolpix P340, front viewQ-P und Coolpix P340, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und Coolpix P340, view from aboveQ-P und Coolpix P340, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Nikon Coolpix P340


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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