Leica Q-P vs Panasonic DC LX100 II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs DC LX100 II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Panasonic DC LX100 II Specs

Q-P

  • 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

DC LX100 II

  • Introduced in August 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
  • 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 DC LX100 II

Q-P vs DC LX100 II 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 DC LX100 II sensor area comparison

Advantage: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs DC LX100 II: Viewfinder

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

DC LX100 II 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)

DC LX100 II (0.70x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the DC LX100 II

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 DC LX100 II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice

Q-P

DC LX100 II

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 Panasonic DC LX100 II

Q-P

DC LX100 II

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)300340
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
393g
(12.7 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
418cm³
(26 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the DC LX100 II 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 DC LX100 II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Q-P

DC LX100 II

Touch screen
WiFi
Leica Q-P VS Panasonic DC LX100 II Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and DC LX100 II

Q-P und DC LX100 II, front viewQ-P und DC LX100 II, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und DC LX100 II, view from aboveQ-P und DC LX100 II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Panasonic DC LX100 II

18
18

We advise to choose the newest model: Leica Q-P.

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