Canon EOS 70D

Winner
Canon EOS 70D

93

vs

Leica V-Lux 4

51

Leica V-Lux 4

Runner-up
     
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS 70D

Touch screen
Touch screen
Less buttons
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Leica V-Lux 4

Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
12 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 
Differences | Recommendations | Cast your vote | Similarities | Competitors | Appearance | Discussion

differences

Advantages of the Canon 70D

Report a correction
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen 1,040k dots vs 460k dots
Help
Around 2.5x higher resolution screen
Autofocus Faster video autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
Help
Shoot videos without worrying about focus
Autofocus Faster autofocus Phase detection vs Contrast detection
Help
Catch candid moments easily
Touch screen Has a touch screen Yes vs No
Help
Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
True resolution Much higher true resolution 20 MP vs 9.6 MP
Help
Capture more than 2x more detail in your photos
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.5x15.0mm vs 1/2.5" 6.1x4.6mm
Help
More than 12x larger sensor
Battery life Significantly longer battery life 920 shots vs 540 shots
Help
More than 70% more shots per battery charge
Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses Yes vs No
Help
Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
Help
The 70D's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
Thickness Thinner 3.1" vs 4.3"
Help
Around 30% thinner
Viewfinder Has an optical viewfinder Pentaprism vs Digital
Help
Optical viewfinders save battery life and are more detailed
Lowest price Cheaper $199.95 vs $899.00
Help
The best price we've seen is $699 cheaper (4.5x less)
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
Help
The 70D's boost ISO is 2 f-stops better
Canon EOS 70D Learn more about
the Canon 70D

Advantages of the Leica V-Lux 4

Report a correction
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
Help
Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
3D Takes 3D photos Yes vs No
Help
Combines multiple photos into a 3D image
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
Help
Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 12 fps vs 7 fps
Help
More than 70% faster continuous shooting
Weight Lighter 588 g vs 755 g
Help
More than 20% lighter
Longest exposure Longer exposures 60s vs 30s
Help
2x longer exposures
Leica V-Lux 4 Learn more about
the Leica V-Lux 4
vs

recommendations

Which camera do we recommend? Relative to the best recent digital cameras, and ignoring price

Snapsort Recommends
Canon EOS 70D Canon EOS 70D 93
Retailer
    Style
      Color
        You save

        vs

        51 Leica V-Lux 4 Leica V-Lux 4
        Retailer
          Style
            Color
              You save

              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              External mic jack You can plug a microphone into both of these Help
              Record higher quality audio with a microphone
              Screen flips out Flip-out screens Help
              Great for movies
              HDR In-camera HDR Help
              Combines multiple exposures
              Battery life Great battery life Help
              70D:920 shots
              V-Lux 4:540 shots
              Startup delay Minimal startup delay Help
              70D:700 ms
              V-Lux 4:750 ms
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
              70D:Pentaprism
              V-Lux 4:Digital
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Weight Heavy Help
              70D:755 g
              V-Lux 4:588 g
              Thickness Quite thick Help
              70D:3.1"
              V-Lux 4:4.3"
              Size Large Help
              70D:145x106x79 mm
              V-Lux 4:125x87x110 mm

              dxomark

              DXOMark

              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D7100

              Nikon D7100

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,097 body only

              $1,320 - $1,397 with 18-140mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon EOS 60D

              Canon EOS 60D

              Pro DSLR

              $699 - $700 body only

              $450 - $1,199 with 18-135mm lens

              Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $200 - $1,148 with 18-55mm lens

              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Shutter lag Has significantly more shutter lag
              Nikon D5300

              Nikon D5300

              Entry-level DSLR

              $747 body only

              $847 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              Nikon D7000

              Nikon D7000

              Entry-level DSLR

              $680 - $1,257 body only

              $989 - $1,150 with 18-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Dynamic range Has significantly wider dynamic range
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $774 body only

              $200 - $729 with 18-55mm lens

              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage
              HDR Lacks a built in HDR feature
              Nikon D5200

              Nikon D5200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $597 body only

              $579 - $697 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              True resolution Takes slightly higher resolution photos
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Viewfinder coverage Slightly less viewfinder coverage

              Canon EOS 70D Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS 7D

              Canon EOS 7D

              Pro DSLR

              $999 - $1,399 body only

              $1,299 - $1,729 with 18-135mm lens

              Viewfinder coverage Better viewfinder coverage
              Startup delay Less startup delay
              Autofocus Lacks video autofocus
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Canon EOS 6D

              Canon EOS 6D

              Pro DSLR

              $1,899 body only

              $2,299 - $2,499 with 24-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Canon EOS 5D Mark III

              Pro DSLR

              $3,399 body only

              $3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Sensor size Much larger sensor
              Touch screen No touch screen
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

              Leica V-Lux 4 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ200

              Super zoom

              $449 - $598

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Leica D-Lux 6

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $675 - $999

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Size Significantly smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
              Leica V-Lux 3

              Leica V-Lux 3

              Super zoom

              $936

              Size Smaller
              Thickness Thinner
              Battery life Shorter battery life
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Leica D-LUX 5

              Leica D-LUX 5

              Pro digicam

              $784

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Much smaller
              External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10

              Pro digicam

              $998

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              3D Doesn't take 3D photos
              Zoom Less zoom

              appearance

              Canon EOS 70D Leica V-Lux 4
              Canon EOS 70D Leica V-Lux 4
              Canon EOS 70D Leica V-Lux 4

              discussion

              Canon EOS 70D
              EOS 70D
              Canon

              Report a correction
              Leica V-Lux 4
              V-Lux 4
              Leica

              Report a correction

              Showing 0 comments