Leica D-LUX 2 vs Canon EOS Digital Rebel

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Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 2

Really small
Size
Compact (106×56×26 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
Light-weight
Weight
220 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon EOS Digital Rebel over the Leica D-LUX 2.

Items often bought with the Leica D-LUX 2 or Canon Rebel

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differences

Advantages of the Canon Rebel

Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Supports RAW
Shoots RAW
Yes vs No
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Digitally develop your own photos with precise image control
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
External flash
Supports an external flash
Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
Lowest price
Cheaper
$530.00 vs $1,499.95
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The best price we've seen is $970 cheaper (2.8x less)
Fastest shutter speed
Significantly faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Leica D-LUX 2

Screen size
Much larger screen
2.5" vs 1.8"
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Around 40% larger screen
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Size
Significantly smaller
106×56×26 mm vs 142×99×72 mm
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6.6x smaller
Weight
Significantly lighter
220 g vs 645 g
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2.9x lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1" vs 2.8"
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2.8x thinner
Movie format
Shoots movies
848 x 480 @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots standard resolution video as well as still pictures
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
207k dots vs 118k dots
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Around 80% higher resolution screen
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
8.3 MP vs 6.3 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths

              Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

              Common Weaknesses
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              Rebel1.8"
              D-LUX 22.5"
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              Rebel118k dots
              D-LUX 2207k dots
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              Rebel6.3 MP
              D-LUX 28.3 MP
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Rebel2.5 fps
              D-LUX 23 fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              RebelNone
              D-LUX 2848 x 480 @ 30fps

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $490 - $649 body only

              $581 - $699 with 18-55mm lens

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $459 body only

              $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier
              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $289 body only

              $349 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is significantly heavier

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Canon EOS Rebel T5

              Entry-level DSLR

              $325 body only

              $360 - $399 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Autofocus Video autofocus
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Sony Alpha 7R II

              Sony Alpha 7R II

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              Movie format Shoots movies
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Lens availability Significantly fewer lenses available
              Built-in flash No built-in flash
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Better color depth
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              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

              Entry-level DSLR

              $740 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive

              Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Leica D-LUX 3

              Leica D-Lux 3

              Pro digicam

              $1,499

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $165

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Compact

              $450

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS20

              Panasonic Lumix TS20

              Waterproof

              $210

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Nikon 1 V2

              Nikon 1 V2

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $497 body only

              $647 with 10-30mm lens

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Size Larger

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