overview Sensor size

Sensor size Sensor size
APS-C 23.6x15.7mm

The camera's sensor is what turns light into a digital image. The larger the sensor, the more light you capture, and the better quality image you get. Most digicam's have the same size sensor, but a few have bigger sensors, and DSLRs have much bigger sensors.

Learn more about sensor sizes.

Compared To Compared to recent boutiques

Out of 16 recent boutiques, 9 have (significantly) better sensor size than the Leica CL.

Leica CL
APS-C 23.6x15.7mm
Best
Full frame 44x33mm
Average
APS-H 35.6x23.8mm
Min
Four thirds 17.3x13mm