overview Sensor size

Sensor size Sensor size
Full frame 36x24mm

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 digital cameras

Out of 14 recent digital cameras, none have (significantly) better sensor size than the Leica Q-P.

Leica Q-P
Full frame 36x24mm
Full frame 36x24mm
APS-C 23.5x15.6mm
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm