Leica Q-P vs Sony RX1R II Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs RX1R II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Sony RX1R II 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 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 35-25mm (1x), f2.0-22.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 65.4 x 72mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 2.8")
  • 507g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX1R II

Q-P vs RX1R 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:

Info graphic: Q-P an RX1R II sensor comparison

Q-P vs RX1R II: Viewfinder

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

RX1R II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.74x.

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)

RX1R II (0.74x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the RX1R II

Better choice: Sony RX1R II

Leica Q-P VS Sony RX1R II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice



Higher speed (4, frames/second)105
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)3.682.36
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300220

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are that the camera is faster, the larger sensitivity and the better viewfinder. We also like the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina.

The Q-P scores 17 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R II



Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2042.40
Auto Focus points (4)49399
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.041.20
Articulated monitor (2)
External microphone (2)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(16.4 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(34 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R II are the higher resolution, the faster and more accurate auto focus and that the display has a higher resolution. A nice touch is the articulated display, the connector for an external microphone and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.

Yields 19 points for the RX1R II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Sensor formatFull frameFull frame
Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Sony RX1R II Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and RX1R II

Q-P und RX1R II, front viewQ-P und RX1R II, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und RX1R II, view from aboveQ-P und RX1R II, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Sony RX1R II


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

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