Leica Q-P vs Panasonic DMC LX100 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs DMC LX100 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Panasonic DMC LX100 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


  • Introduced in October 2014
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 13 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
  • 114.8 x 66.2 x 55.0mm³ (4.5" x 2.6" x 2.2")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for DMC LX100

Q-P vs DMC LX100 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 DMC LX100 sensor area comparison

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs DMC LX100: Viewfinder

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

DMC LX100 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)

DMC LX100 (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the DMC LX100

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 Panasonic DMC LX100 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice



Larger sensor (5)Full frameFour Thirds
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2012.80
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.76
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.92
Touch screen (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like the better viewfinder, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen.

The Q-P scores 22 points.

Otherwise why to choose Panasonic DMC LX100



Higher speed (4, frames/second)1011
Image stabilizer (3)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)300350
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DMC LX100 are that the camera is faster, the optical image stabilizer and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the DMC LX100 is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.

Yields 16 points for the DMC LX100.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Leica Q-P VS Panasonic DMC LX100 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and DMC LX100

Q-P und DMC LX100, front viewQ-P und DMC LX100, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und DMC LX100, view from aboveQ-P und DMC LX100, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Panasonic DMC LX100


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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