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Leica Q-P vs Nikon DL 18-50 Specs
All specs: Main page for Q-P
All specs: Main page for DL 18-50
Q-P vs DL 18-50 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:
Note: 1-Euro coin for scale; the coin at 23.25mm diameter is slightly smaller than a US quarter.
Boasting an area of 864mm² (1.38 sq.in.) the sensor of the Q-P is a lot larger than the DL 18-50's chip at 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (e.g. interior images), a clear disadvantage of the 1" format.
Advantage: Leica Q-P
Leica Q-P VS Nikon DL 18-50 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica Q-P a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||1"|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||20.80|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 50000 ISO||160 - 6400 ISO|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||300||260|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the battery has more stamina.
The Q-P scores 17 points.
Otherwise why to choose Nikon DL 18-50
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||20|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||105|
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Better Video (2)||1920 x 1080||3840 x 2160|
|Weighs less (2)||640g|
|More portable (2)||967cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the DL 18-50 are that the camera is faster, the faster and more accurate auto focus and the built-in flash. A nice touch is the optical image stabilizer, the superior video recording and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.
Yields 19 points for the DL 18-50.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Sensor resolution (MP)||1.04||1.04|
|Leica Q-P VS Nikon DL 18-50 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Q-P and DL 18-50
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Nikon DL 18-50
We advise to choose the newest model: Leica Q-P.
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