Leica D-LUX 5 vs Nikon D5100

Leica D-LUX 5
Nikon D5100

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Really small
Size
Compact (110×65×25 mm)
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Thin
Thickness
1"
Light-weight
Weight
271 g
 

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Screen flips out
Flip-out screen
Great for movies
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone

galleries

Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Leica D-LUX 5.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon D5100.

competitors

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$1,599

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$504

High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Larger
Canon EOS 5D

Canon EOS 5D

Pro DSLR

$2,100 body only

Interchangeable lenses Has interchangeable lenses
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$471 body only

$419 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Slightly better image quality
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$395 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Color depth Better color depth
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$420 body only

$479 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Overall image quality Better image quality
Battery life Shorter battery life

discussion

Leica D-LUX 5
D-LUX 5
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Nikon D5100
D5100
Nikon

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