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 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

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
Significantly cheaper
$530.00 vs $1,499.00
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The best price we've seen is $969 cheaper (2.8x 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
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
              Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO Help
              Lacks boost light sensitivity
              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
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
              Rebel:2.5 fps
              D-LUX 2:3 fps
              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

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Canon Rebel T3i

              Entry-level DSLR

              $499 - $536 body only

              $579 - $599 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

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

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              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

              Entry-level DSLR

              $530 with 18-55mm lens

              Color depth Better color depth
              Size Smaller
              Nikon D70

              Nikon D70

              Pro DSLR

              Built-in focus motor Has a built-in focus motor
              Lens availability Slightly more lenses available
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Size Larger
              Canon Rebel T3

              Canon Rebel T3

              Entry-level DSLR

              $349 body only

              $499 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

              $1,599 body only

              $1,762 with 18-55mm lens

              Overall image quality Better image quality
              Color depth Better color depth
              Size Slightly larger
              Lowest price Significantly more expensive
              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi

              Entry-level DSLR

              $1,000 body only

              $1,600 with 17-85mm lens

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

              Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1

              Compact

              $478

              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Leica D-LUX 3

              Leica D-Lux 3

              Pro digicam

              $1,499

              Screen size Larger screen
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

              Super zoom

              $700

              Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
              Macro focus Significantly better macro capability
              Size Significantly larger
              Thickness Much thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $650

              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

              Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W100

              Compact

              $401

              Viewfinder Has a viewfinder
              Lowest price Significantly cheaper
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Image stabilization No image stabilization

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