Leica M9 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Winner
Leica M9

86

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

71

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Rangefinder
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
800 ms startup delay
Really small
Size
Mid size (139×80×37 mm)
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies
Shutter lag
Barely any delay taking photos
337 ms shutter lag

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica M9.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2.

competitors

Leica M9 Competitors

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,148 - $2,598 with 23mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Leica M Typ 240

Leica M Typ 240

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,595 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

Boutique

$1,190 - $1,299

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Olympus PEN E-PL1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$416 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Battery life Significantly longer battery life
Shutter lag Much more shutter lag
Olympus PEN E-PM1

Olympus PEN E-PM1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$492 with 14-42mm lens

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Touch screen No touch screen

discussion

Leica M9
M9
Leica

Report a correction
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Lumix DMC-GF2
Panasonic

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments