Leica M9 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Winner
Leica M9

54

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

44

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Rangefinder
Great color depth
Color depth
22.5 bits
Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
800 ms startup delay
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2

Screen size
Large screen
3"
Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
3D
Takes 3D photos
View photos in 3D on 3D televisions

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

$2,100 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$960 - $1,299

Screen size Much larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 body only

$1,172 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Startup delay More startup delay

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$178 body only

$275 with 14-42mm lens

Shutter lag Slightly less shutter lag
Weight Slightly lighter
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
External flash No external flash support
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger

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Leica M9
M9
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF2
Lumix DMC-GF2
Panasonic

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