Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

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Reasons For

1 Reason For
User reviews are better
Based on 1 review, the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) has an average user review score of 100%, whereas the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has an average rating of 91% (based on 122 reviews).
7 Reasons For
More total megapixel count Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 16.84MP digital camera. That's 0.039999999999999MP more than the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) (16.84MP).
Smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 13.2 smaller than the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) (16).
14g lighter Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has a weight of 351g, but the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is a 365g digital camera (14g heavier). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Narrower Edit
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 114.8mm wide digital camera. That's 3mm narrower than the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) (114.8mm).
Cheaper by £352
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 costs £352 less than the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109).
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Twenty more awards
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has 21 awards from expert review sites, whereas the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) has 1 award.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
0.039999999999999MP less total megapixel count Edit
The Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) has a total megapixel count of 16.8MP, however the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 16.84MP digital camera (0.039999999999999MP more).
5x bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) has a maximum aperture of 2.8, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera (13.2 smaller).
4% heavier Edit
The Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is a 365g digital camera. That's 14g heavier than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 (351g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

3mm wider Edit
Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is 117.8mm wide, but the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is a 114.8mm wide digital camera (3mm narrower).
£352 more expensive
The Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is more expensive than the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 by £352.
Fewer sellers
Only 4 retailers sells the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109), but 10 shops sell the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) has received 1 award, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 has received 21 awards.
2 Reasons Against
Older by three months
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100 is three months older than the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109).
User review Rating is Worse
The Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100's average user score is 91%, however the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)'s is 100% (based on 1 review).

Awards

1 Award
Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
21 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
altomdata.dk: Recommended
clubic.com: Favourite Product
Digital Versus: 5 Star
DP Review: Gold
elektroniktest.dk: Silver
Ephotozine: Editor's Choice
Expert Reviews: Best Buy
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Pocket Lint: Recommended
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Trusted Reviews: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

23 months Ago 26 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
12.8MP 12.8MP
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 MOS
 MOS
Still Image Resolution
 4480 x 2520
 3840 x 2160
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 4480 x 2520
 3840 x 2160
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 4112 x 3088
 4112 x 3088
BEST
Image Format
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
16.8MP 16.84MP
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
 16:9
 4:3
 3:2
 1:1
Image Sensor Size
 4/3
 4/3

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
3.1x 3.1x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture
2.8 16
BEST
Minimum Aperture
1.7 1.7
Maximum Focal Length
75mm 75mm
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
10.9 - 34 10.9 - 34
Extra / Smart Zoom
6.2x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 11/8

Focusing

Auto Focus
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
 spot
 flexible spot
 tracking
 Spot Auto Focus
 Flexible Spot Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 continuous
 Continuous Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5 - ∞
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 12800
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 51,200
Minimum ISO Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 100
Auto Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 60s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Mode
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced off
 Forced on
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Forced off
Tele Flash Range
0.3 - 5.2 0.3 - 8.5
Flash Range
0.8 - 8.5 0.6 - 14.1
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
 Full HD video
Maximum Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Video Format
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MP4
 AVCHD
 AVC
BEST
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x960@25fps
 1920x1080@50fps
 1920x1080@25fps
 1280x960@25fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 AAC++
 AAC++
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
Unknown - Click to provide data 921,000 pixels

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.38"
Lens Magnification Ratio
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.39x

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
Microphone in Socket
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Microphone in socket
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

GPS
Unknown - Click to provide data
 GPS
White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Incandescent
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Art
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Art
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 2,10
Calendar
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Calendar
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Image Adjustment Mode
 Contrast
 Sharpness
 Colour depth
 Saturation
 Contrast
 Sharpness
 Colour depth
 Saturation
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
 Resizing
 Rotating
 Crop
Camera File System
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Playback Mode
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Venus
On Screen Display Language
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 ESP

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
365g 351g
BEST
Height
66.2mm 66.2mm
Depth
55mm 55mm
Width
117.8mm 114.8mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
405g 393g
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity
1,025mAh 1,025mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V 7.2V

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 4112 x 3088
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6PE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, LoiLoScope, Adobe Reader
Included Cable
 USB
 AC
 USB
 AC
Battery Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
 Included battery charger
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Carrying Case
 Carrying case
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Wrist Strap
 Included wrist strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Near Field Communication
 Near field communication
 Near field communication

Certificates

Certification
Unknown - Click to provide data PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.6PE/SILKYPIX Developer Studio,LoiLoScope (trial),Adobe Reader

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker
Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Speaker
USB Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 USB port
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