Leica D-LUX 2

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Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 2

Size
Really small
Compact 106x56x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
Weight
Light-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.
 
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Advantages of the Canon Rebel

Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 22.7x15.1mm vs 1/1.8" 8.5x4.8mm
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Around 8.5x larger sensor
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
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Pentamirror vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
External flash Supports an external flash Yes vs No
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An external flash often produces better looking flash images
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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
Size Significantly smaller 106x56x26 mm vs 142x99x72 mm
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6.6x smaller
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Movie format Shoots movies 848 x 480 @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots standard resolution video as well as still pictures
Weight Much 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
Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen 207k dots vs 118k dots
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Around 80% higher resolution screen
True resolution 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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        Compared to recent digital cameras

        Common Strengths Common Weaknesses

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

        Screen size Very small screens Help
        Rebel:1.8"
        D-LUX 2:2.5"
        True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
        Rebel:6.3 MP
        D-LUX 2:8.3 MP
        Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
        Rebel:118k dots
        D-LUX 2:207k dots
        Movie format One shoots movies Help
        Rebel:None
        D-LUX 2:848 x 480 @ 30fps
        Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
        Rebel:2.5 fps
        D-LUX 2:3 fps
        Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
        Less flexible

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        Shared Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 body only

        $549 - $579 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

        $319 body only

        $449 - $477 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 Rebel T4i

        Canon Rebel T4i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $725 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

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        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

        Entry-level DSLR

        $470 with 18-55mm lens

        Size Smaller
        Color depth Better color depth
        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $419 body only

        $580 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Movie format Shoots movies
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon EOS 20D

        Canon EOS 20D

        Entry-level DSLR

        Overall image quality Better image quality
        Color depth Better color depth
        Size Slightly larger
        Weight Heavier
        Canon Rebel T5i

        Canon Rebel T5i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $847 with 75-300mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Movie format Shoots movies
        Thickness Slightly thicker
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        Canon EOS 10D

        Pro DSLR

        Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
        Dynamic range More dynamic range
        Size Larger
        Weight Heavier

        Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

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        Canon EOS M

        Canon EOS M

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $322 body only

        $315 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Built-in flash No built-in flash
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

        Pro digicam

        Screen size Larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Leica D-LUX 3

        Leica D-Lux 3

        Pro digicam

        $1,289

        Screen size Larger screen
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
        Lowest price Slightly more expensive
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

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        Leica D-LUX 5

        Leica D-LUX 5

        Pro digicam

        $784

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Weight Slightly heavier

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