Nikon D5100 vs Leica D-LUX 5

Nikon D5100
Leica D-LUX 5

Reasons to buy the Nikon D5100

Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
13.6 EV
Flip-out screen
Screen flips out
Great for movies
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

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

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

Nikon D5100 Competitors

Nikon D3300

Nikon D3300

Entry-level DSLR

$300 body only

$399 - $547 with 18-55mm lens

Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
True resolution Higher true resolution
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D3200

Nikon D3200

Entry-level DSLR

$249 body only

$369 - $447 with 18-55mm lens

True resolution Higher true resolution
Startup delay Slightly less startup delay
Screen flips out Screen does not flip out
Nikon D5200

Nikon D5200

Entry-level DSLR

$497 body only

$440 with 18-55mm lens

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

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$1,085

3D Takes 3D photos
Aperture Wider aperture
Size Larger
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Travel zoom

Continuous shooting Shoots much faster
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Slightly cheaper
Size Slightly larger

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Nikon D5100
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