Leica D-LUX 2

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Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 2

Really small
Size
Compact 106x56x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
Light-weight
Weight
220 g
 

Reasons to buy the Canon EOS Digital Rebel

Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
 

differences

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
Lowest price
Cheaper
$530.00 vs $1,208.88
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The best price we've seen is $679 cheaper (2.3x less)
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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
Much 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
Weight
Much lighter
220 g vs 645 g
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2.9x lighter
Movie format
Shoots movies
848 x 480 @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots standard resolution video as well as still pictures
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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              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
              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
              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
              Movie format One shoots movies Help
              Rebel:None
              D-LUX 2:848 x 480 @ 30fps
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Nikon D3200

              Nikon D3200

              Entry-level DSLR

              $310 - $527 body only

              $389 - $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

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              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

              Entry-level DSLR

              $892 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Size Smaller
              Lowest price More expensive
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $389 - $418 body only

              $399 - $520 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Movie format Shoots movies
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon Rebel T5i

              Canon Rebel T5i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $599 - $750 body only

              $597 - $700 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Lowest price Slightly more expensive
              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $550 body only

              $549 - $630 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Size Slightly larger
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Canon Rebel SL1

              Canon Rebel SL1

              Entry-level DSLR

              $449 - $649 body only

              $549 - $550 with 18-55mm lens

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen

              Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Leica D-LUX 3

              Leica D-Lux 3

              Pro digicam

              $1,289

              Screen size Significantly 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

              Compact

              $487

              Lowest price Cheaper
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

              Pro digicam

              $305

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Weight Slightly heavier
              Nikon 1 J4

              Nikon 1 J4

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $1,047 with 10-100mm lens

              Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Image stabilization No image stabilization
              Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

              Boutique

              $898 - $899

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker

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