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Advantages of the Leica Q2

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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
True resolution
Much higher true resolution
46.7 MP vs 24 MP
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Capture more than 90% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
20 fps vs 11 fps
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More than 80% faster continuous shooting
Screen resolution
Slightly higher resolution screen
1,040k dots vs 921k dots
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More than 10% higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
50,000 ISO vs 25,600 ISO
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The Q2's maximum light sensitivity is 1.9 f-stops better
Viewfinder size
Larger viewfinder
0.76x vs 0.70x
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Around 20% larger viewfinder
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Advantages of the Sony A6000

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Size
Smaller
120×67×45 mm vs 130×80×92 mm
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2.6x smaller
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
Weight
Significantly lighter
285 g vs 718 g
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2.5x lighter
Thickness
Significantly thinner
1.8" vs 3.6"
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2x thinner
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$379.00 vs $4,995.00
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The best price we've seen is $4,616 cheaper (13.2x less)
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
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A built-in flash is useful for taking indoor shots where there is little light
Battery life
Longer battery life
420 shots vs 370 shots
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More than 10% more shots per battery charge
Focus points
Slightly more focus points
179 vs 49
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Fastest shutter speed
Faster max shutter speed
1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Viewfinder Both have digital viewfinders Help
              Digital
              Common Weaknesses
              Autofocus Slower hybrid detection autofocus Help
              Q2Contrast detection
              A6000Hybrid detection

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