Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Leica C-Lux Compare

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Coolpix P610 vs C-Lux - Side by side

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Nikon Coolpix P610 vs Leica C-Lux Specs

Coolpix P610

  • Introduced in March 2015
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 16 megapixel
  • 7 frames/second
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 24-1440mm (60x), f3.3-6.5
  • WiFi built-in
  • 125 x 85 x 106.5mm³ (4.9" x 3.3" x 4.2")
  • 565g (18.2 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Coolpix P610

C-Lux

  • Introduced in June 2018
  • Superzoom
  • Sensor: 1"
  • 20 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 80 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-360mm (15x), f3.3-6.4
  • WiFi built-in
  • 111.2 x 66.4 x 45.2mm³ (4.4" x 2.6" x 1.8")
  • 340g (11.0 oz.)

All specs: Main page for C-Lux

Coolpix P610 vs C-Lux: The sensors

Coolpix P610 features a Compact sized sensor, while the C-Lux uses a 1" sensor.

Featuring an area of 116mm² (0.19 sq.in.), the C-Lux's sensor is a lot larger that the chip that the Coolpix P610 employs at 28mm² (0.04 sq.in.). A larger sensor can produce images of interiors or at night that have less noise and better contrast than photos shot with Compact sized chips.

Better choice: Leica C-Lux

Coolpix P610 vs C-Lux: Viewfinder

Coolpix P610 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 0.92 megapixel with magnification of 0.50x.

The C-Lux has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.33 megapixel, it's magnification is 0.53x.

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.

Coolpix P610 (0.50x)

C-Lux (0.53x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Coolpix P610Simulated viewfinder of the C-Lux

Advantage: Leica C-Lux

Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Leica C-Lux Other Specs Comparison

Why is Nikon Coolpix P610 a better choice

Coolpix P610

C-Lux

Articulated monitor (2)
GPS (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Coolpix P610 are the articulated display and the built-in GPS.

The Coolpix P610 scores 4 points.

Otherwise why to choose Leica C-Lux

Coolpix P610

C-Lux

Larger sensor (5)Compact1"
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)16.0020.10
Higher speed (4, frames/second)710
Auto Focus points (4)149
Better sensibility (4)100 - 6400 ISO80 - 25600 ISO
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)0.922.33
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)0.921.04
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)1920 x 10803840 x 2160
Longer battery life (3, photos)360370
Weighs less (2)565g
(18.2 oz.)
340g
(11.0 oz.)
More portable (2)1132cm³
(71 cu.in.)
334cm³
(21 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the C-Lux 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 the better viewfinder. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and the superior video recording. A recommendation of the C-Lux is made easy by that the battery has more stamina, the lower weight than the Coolpix P610 and the more compact size.

Yields 39 points for the C-Lux.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Coolpix P610

C-Lux

Built-in flash
Image stabilizer
WiFi
Nikon Coolpix P610 VS Leica C-Lux Dimensions

Look at front view of the Coolpix P610 and C-Lux

Coolpix P610 und C-Lux, front viewCoolpix P610 und C-Lux, front view

Top view of cameras

Coolpix P610 und C-Lux, view from aboveCoolpix P610 und C-Lux, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Nikon Coolpix P610

Leica C-Lux

4
39

We recommend Leica C-Lux as better choice.

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