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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similarities

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 - $648 body only

$200 - $570 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 D3100

Nikon D3100

Entry-level DSLR

$273 body only

$427 - $489 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

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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XT

Entry-level DSLR

$450 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
Canon Rebel T3

Canon Rebel T3

Entry-level DSLR

$225 - $389 body only

$399 - $550 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 EOS Digital Rebel XS

Canon EOS Digital Rebel XS

Entry-level DSLR

$900 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Color depth Better color depth

Leica D-LUX 2 Competitors

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Leica D-LUX 3

Leica D-Lux 3

Pro digicam

Screen size Larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$698 body only

$748 with 14-42mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Size Larger
Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
Nikon 1 V2

Nikon 1 V2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$749 body only

$799 with 10-30mm lens

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2

Pro digicam

Screen size Larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly slower
Canon Rebel T4i

Canon Rebel T4i

Entry-level DSLR

$669 - $700 body only

$200 - $725 with 18-55mm lens

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

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