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Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Size
Really small
Compact 110x65x25 mm
Light sensitivity (boost)
High ISO (boost)
12,800 ISO
Thickness
Thin
1"
 

Reasons to buy the Leica V-Lux 2

Continuous shooting
Rapid fire
11 fps
Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Viewfinder
Great viewfinder
Digital
 
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differences

Advantages of the Leica D-LUX 5

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the D-LUX 5's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Size Significantly smaller 110x65x25 mm vs 124x80x95 mm
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5.3x smaller
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm vs 1/2.3" 6.1x4.6mm
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More than 80% larger sensor
Thickness Much thinner 1" vs 3.7"
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3.8x thinner
Lowest price Much cheaper $923.00 vs $1,649.99
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The best price we've seen is $727 cheaper (more than 40% less)
Weight Significantly lighter 271 g vs 520 g
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Around 50% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Better boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The D-LUX 5's boost ISO is 1 f-stop better
Wide angle Slightly better wide angle 24 mm vs 25 mm
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Almost the same
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 3,200 ISO vs 1,600 ISO
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The D-LUX 5's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 10 MP vs 9.8 MP
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Almost the same
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Advantages of the Leica V-Lux 2

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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
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Zoom More zoom 24x vs 3.8x
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Around 41x more zoom
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 11 fps vs 2.5 fps
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Around 4.5x faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Digital vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Longest exposure Long exposures Help
60 seconds
Lowest price Very expensive Help
D-LUX 5:$923.00
V-Lux 2:$1,649.99
Panorama Neither camera stitches together panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
High-speed framerate No high speed movie support Help
Not supported

competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica V-Lux 4

Leica V-Lux 4

Super zoom

$873

HDR Has in-camera HDR
Panorama Creates panoramas in-camera
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is significantly heavier
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$1,197

Supports 24p Records movies in 24p
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity
Leica X2

Leica X2

Boutique

$203 - $1,749

True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Light sensitivity Much higher maximum light sensitivity
Longest exposure Slightly shorter exposures
Thickness Is thicker
Leica V-LUX 20

Leica V-LUX 20

Travel zoom

GPS Has a built-in GPS
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Supports RAW Doesn't shoot RAW
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$549 - $610

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$700

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$355

Lowest price Much cheaper
Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Leica V-Lux 40

Leica V-Lux 40

Travel zoom

$769 - $782

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Aperture Much narrower aperture
Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$499

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Screen size Smaller screen
Leica D-LUX 3

Leica D-Lux 3

Pro digicam

$1,949

Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle

Leica V-Lux 2 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica V-Lux 3

Leica V-Lux 3

Super zoom

$936

Movie format Higher resolution movies
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Longest exposure Shorter max exposures
Weight Slightly heavier
Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ100

Super zoom

$365

Movie format Higher resolution movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Weight Slightly heavier
Leica V-LUX 1

Leica V-LUX 1

Pro digicam

Sensor size Larger sensor
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution
Screen size Much smaller screen
Wide angle Much worse wide angle
Canon Rebel T3i

Canon Rebel T3i

Entry-level DSLR

$499 - $749 body only

$550 - $600 with 18-55mm lens

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Continuous shooting Shoots slower
Nikon D300

Nikon D300

Pro DSLR

$1,700 body only

Sensor size Much larger sensor
Autofocus Faster autofocus
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out

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