Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.
Leica Q-P vs Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Specs
All specs: Main page for Q-P
All specs: Main page for Stylus XZ-2
Q-P vs Stylus XZ-2: The sensors
The Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the Stylus XZ-2 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 Stylus XZ-2'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 Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Other Specs Comparison
Why is Leica Q-P a better choice
|Larger sensor (5)||Full frame||Compact|
|Wider resolution (5, megapixel)||24.20||12.00|
|Higher speed (4, frames/second)||10||2|
|Auto Focus points (4)||49||35|
|Better sensibility (4)||100 - 50000 ISO||100 - 12800 ISO|
|Better monitor (2, Megapixel)||1.04||0.92|
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 built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.
The Q-P scores 26 points.
Otherwise why to choose Olympus Stylus XZ-2
|Built-in flash (2)|
|Image stabilizer (3)|
|Articulated monitor (2)|
|Longer battery life (3, photos)||300||340|
|Weighs less (2)||640g|
|More portable (2)||967cm³|
Conclusion: Advantages of the Stylus XZ-2 are the built-in flash, the optical image stabilizer and the articulated display. A recommendation of the Stylus XZ-2 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.
Yields 14 points for the Stylus XZ-2.
Common Specs for both cameras compared
|Video resolution||1920 x 1080||1920 x 1080|
|Leica Q-P VS Olympus Stylus XZ-2 Dimensions|
Look at front view of the Q-P and Stylus XZ-2
Top view of cameras
Here's the total score according to comparison above:
Olympus Stylus XZ-2
We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.
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