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.

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

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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

              No significant shared competitors found.

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

              Entry-level DSLR

              $675 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $950 body only

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Better color depth
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $479 body only

              $548 - $566 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Color depth Better color depth
              Canon EOS 20D

              Canon EOS 20D

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,599 body only

              $1,799 with 18-55mm lens

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

              Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Compact

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $350 - $448

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Leica D-LUX 5

              Leica D-LUX 5

              Pro digicam

              $1,790

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Leica D-LUX 3

              Leica D-Lux 3

              Pro digicam

              $1,221

              Screen size Significantly larger screen
              Supports RAW Shoots RAW
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-G5

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $574 body only

              $650 with 14-42mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Significantly thicker

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