The Leica Digilux Zoom is mostly gets compared to pro digicams, mirrorless and compacts. The Leica Digilux Zoom's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot G7 X Mark II) and Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-P8)

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Zoom compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a viewfinder (tunnel vs none).

However, on average it has a significantly smaller sensor (1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a much narrower wide angle lens (38 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2" vs 3"), has a much lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 1,040k dots) and doesn't have image stabilization (none vs lens).

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
16 years newer
$532 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Zoom)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 38 mm
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2" 6.4x4.8mm
  • Image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the Zoom)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Tunnel

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash

compared toMirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Zoom compared to mirrorless interchangeable-lens competitors include: it is significantly lighter (270 g vs 600 g) and has a built-in flash.

However, on average it has a much smaller screen (2" vs 2.5"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (130k dots vs 230k dots), takes much lower resolution photos (1.3 MP vs 18.1 MP), has a much smaller sensor (1/2" 6.4x4.8mm vs full frame 36x24mm) and is older (february 2000 vs may 2012).

Leica M-Monochrom

Leica M-Monochrom
12 years newer
$3,133 (body only)

Significant advantages of the M-Monochrom (vs the Zoom)

  • Much larger screen: 2.5" vs 2"
  • Much higher true resolution: 18.1 MP vs 1.3 MP
  • Has interchangeable lenses

Significant disadvantages of the M-Monochrom (vs the Zoom)

  • Significantly heavier: 600 g vs 270 g
  • No built-in flash

common strengths of the M-Monochrom and Zoom

  • Fairly small: Mid size (139×80×37 mm) vs Mid size (79×98×33 mm)
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 1.3"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Zoom compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly larger screen (2" vs 1.5").

However, on average it is slightly larger (mid size (79×98×33 mm) vs compact (105×52×36 mm)), takes slightly lower resolution photos (1.3 MP vs 4.9 MP), is older (february 2000 vs february 2003) and is slightly heavier (270 g vs 206 g).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P8

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P8
3 years newer

Significant advantages of the DSC-P8 (vs the Zoom)

  • Smaller: Compact (105×52×36 mm) vs Mid size (79×98×33 mm)
  • Lighter: 206 g vs 270 g

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-P8 (vs the Zoom)

  • Smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2"

common strengths of the DSC-P8 and Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel

Contax TVS Digital

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2 years newer

Significant advantages of the TVS Digital (vs the Zoom)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 35 mm vs 38 mm

Significant disadvantages of the TVS Digital (vs the Zoom)

  • None found

common strengths of the TVS Digital and Zoom

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have tunnel viewfinders: Tunnel vs Tunnel