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Advantages of the Leica C-LUX 1

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Advantages of the Leica C-LUX 2

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Size
Smaller
95×52×22 mm vs 94×51×24 mm
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Around 10% smaller
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
1,250 ISO vs 400 ISO
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The C-LUX 2's maximum light sensitivity is 3.3 f-stops better
True resolution
Slightly higher true resolution
7.1 MP vs 5.9 MP
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Capture around 20% more detail in your photos
Thickness
Thinner
0.9" vs 0.9"
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Around 10% thinner
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              similarities

              Compared to recent compacts

              Common Strengths
              Size Very small Help
              C-LUX 194×51×24 mm
              C-LUX 295×52×22 mm
              Aperture Wide aperture Help
              f/2.8
              Image stabilization Good image stabilization Help
              1. Lens
              Weight Very light Help
              155 g
              Thickness Very thin Help
              0.9"
              Common Weaknesses
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              8 seconds
              Viewfinder No viewfinders Help
              Can only preview photos on the screen
              Sensor type Lower-end sensor types Help
              CCD
              Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
              C-LUX 1400 ISO
              C-LUX 21,250 ISO
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              2.5"
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              True resolution Capture low resolution images Help
              C-LUX 15.9 MP
              C-LUX 27.1 MP
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              207k dots
              Sensor size Very small sensors Help
              1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
              Wide angle Poor wide angle Help
              28 mm
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              3.6x

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