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Advantages of the Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
UHD @ 30fps vs 1080p @ 60fps
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Shoots very high resolution UHD (3840x2160) video but at a lower frame rate
Image stabilization
Better image stabilization
  1. Lens
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  1. Sensor shift
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Less risk of blur
Weight
Slightly lighter
405 g vs 469 g
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More than 10% lighter
Continuous shooting
Shoots slightly faster
11 fps vs 10 fps
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10% faster continuous shooting
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Advantages of the Olympus E-M5 II

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Touch screen
Has a touch screen
Yes vs No
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Fewer buttons to worry about and direct interaction with camera menus
Screen flips out
Has a flip-out screen
Yes vs No
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Flip-out screens can be helpful when composing tricky shots or taking movies
External mic jack
Has an external mic jack
Yes vs No
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Record high quality audio with an external microphone
Interchangeable lenses
Has interchangeable lenses
Yes vs No
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Can take advantage of a variety of lenses
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,037k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Battery life
Longer battery life
360 shots vs 300 shots
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20% more shots per battery charge
True resolution
Higher true resolution
15.9 MP vs 12.7 MP
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Capture around 30% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder size
Slightly larger viewfinder
0.71x vs 0.67x
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More than 10% larger viewfinder
Thickness
Thinner
1.8" vs 2.2"
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Around 20% thinner
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/8000s vs 1/4000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Supports 24p 24p support Help
              For that film look
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
              Daylight shooting only
              High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
              Not supported
              Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
              slower focusing

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              Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)

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              Leica D-Lux (Typ 109)
              D-Lux (Typ 109)
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