Leica D-LUX 2

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Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 2

Screen size
Large screen
2.5"
Size
Really small
Compact 106x56x26 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Thickness
Thin
1"
 

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
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
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 1,600 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The Rebel's maximum light sensitivity is 2 f-stops better
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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
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

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        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
        Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
        Rebel:1,600 ISO
        D-LUX 2:400 ISO
        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
        Touch screen No touchscreens Help
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        Shared Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        Nikon D5100

        Nikon D5100

        Entry-level DSLR

        $370 - $400 body only

        $485 - $590 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

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        Disadvantages

        Canon Rebel T3

        Canon Rebel T3

        Entry-level DSLR

        $276 - $290 body only

        $350 - $409 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Live view Has live view
        Thickness Slightly thicker
        Canon Rebel T3i

        Canon Rebel T3i

        Entry-level DSLR

        $499 - $774 body only

        $200 - $617 with 18-55mm lens

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Movie format Shoots movies
        Size Slightly larger
        Thickness Slightly thicker
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        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

        Entry-level DSLR

        $530 with 18-55mm lens

        Size Smaller
        Color depth Better color depth
        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

        Entry-level DSLR

        Screen size Much larger screen
        Color depth Better color depth
        Nikon D3200

        Nikon D3200

        Entry-level DSLR

        $319 - $656 body only

        $399 - $477 with 18-55mm lens

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

        Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

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        Disadvantages

        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
        Leica D-LUX 4

        Leica D-LUX 4

        Pro digicam

        $799

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

        Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX3

        Pro digicam

        $205

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Screen size Significantly larger screen
        Weight Slightly heavier
        Canon PowerShot S110

        Canon PowerShot S110

        Pro digicam

        $220 - $249

        Aperture Significantly wider aperture
        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
        Sony Alpha A6000

        Sony Alpha A6000

        Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

        $648 body only

        $620 - $798 with 16-50mm lens

        Movie format Higher resolution movies
        Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
        Image stabilization No image stabilization
        Size Larger

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