Product Comparison: Leica D-LUX 7 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100


General Specifications
Brand
Leica
Panasonic
Model
D-LUX 7
LUMIX LX100
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Leica Camera is happy to announce the newest version of its top-selling compact camera, the Leica D-Lux 7 – an incredibly capable and travel-friendly camera that yields big image quality and detailed video recording. The Leica D-Lux 7 boasts improved specifications such as a new 17 megapixel 4/3rds sensor for high-res images, balanced with excellent low light performance.
Designed to inspire and expand the creative potential of every camera enthusiast, the LX 100 comes complete with an exciting range of advanced imaging features. It encourages direct, intuitive control with dedicated lens rings and dials, including aperture and control rings for precise zooming and focusing, as well as speed and exposure compensation dials.
Key Specs
Sensor Resolution
17 MP
12.8 MP
Sensor Type
MOS
MOS
Optical Zoom
3.1 x
3.1 x
Image Stabilization
Optical
Optical

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Size & Weight
Height
2.5 in.
2.61 in.
Width
4.64 in.
4.52 in.
Depth
2.6 in.
2.17 in.
Weight
0.88 lbs.
0.77 lbs.

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Leica D-LUX 7
  • It has a great size to become the your companion travel and day to day ... great for street photographs, nature, landscapes, interiors, close ups.
  • This camera is amazing, because of its size and weight its simply effortless to carry around all day and night.
  • Comes very nicely to hand and is a good compromise between largeness (to offer options and sensor size) and smallness (to make it jacket pocketable).
  • Small enough to be put in coat pockets, yet large enough that your fingers aren't dwarfing it. A perfect size for my needs.
  • I'd recommend it for the best compromise in a compact camera of fast zoom lens, viewfinder, and size.
Imaging
Min. Focal Length
24 mm.
10.9 mm.
Max. Focal Length
75 mm.
34 mm.
ISO Settings
200 - 25600
Auto / i.ISO / 100 (Extended ISO) / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200/ 6400 / 12800 / 25600 / (Changeable to 1/3 EV step)
Aperture
F1.7 (W) - 2.8 (T)
F1.7 (W) - 2.8 (T)
Digital Zoom
4 x
4 x
Burst Mode
Yes
Yes
Low Light/High Sensitivity
Yes
Yes
Face Detection
Yes
Yes
Image File Format(s)
RAW
JPEG, RAW, DPOF, AVCHD, MP4

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

What customers say about "Imaging"
Leica D-LUX 7
  • The video quality is extremely impressive for a camera of this class. Recommended.
  • The images are bright, colour rich and well balanced, the lens is sharp with snappy focus.
  • So Happy with this camera! Image quality is excellent. Fantastic camera.
  • The image quality, performance, ease of use, and video quality all more than make up for this.
  • I am blown away with the image quality and general performance.
Display
Display Type
TFT LCD
TFT LCD
Touch Screen
Yes
No
Screen Size
3 in.
3 in.
Screen Resolution
1240000 dots
921000 dots
Viewfinder
0.38“ LCD viewfinder
0.38" LVF (Live View Finder) (2764k dots equivalent)
Vari-angle Display
No
No

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Leica D-LUX 7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

What customers say about "Display"
Leica D-LUX 7
  • It has fast access to shutter speed settings, aperture, exposure, focus, zoom ... very good screen and display.
  • I was suspicious of the electronic viewfinder, but it is surprisingly good.
  • Manual focus is easy to use; and enable though a physical switch; and pulling focus is helped by highlight and zoom tricks in the viewfinder.
  • The controls are pretty well perfect and the electronic viewfinder is better than any others I have seen by some margin.
  • Display seems very clear and steel visiable outside of my house, excellent performance.
Features
Water Resistant
No
No
Shock Resistant
No
No
Panorama Mode
No
Yes
Shooting Modes
AUTO, Fast Continuous Shooting, Timelapse, 4K
Program AE Mode, Aperture-Priority AE Mode, Shutter-Priority AE Mode, Manual Exposure Mode, Portrait, Night Scene, Sunset, Food, Night Portrait, Baby
Shutter Speeds
60" - 1/4000
60" - 1/4000
White Balance Modes
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1, White Set 2, White Set 3, White Set 4, Color Temperature
What customers say about "Features"
Leica D-LUX 7
  • The manual controls are a bonus, they are perfectly placed for a great feel in the hand.
  • It was even pleasurable just switching th aperture value or clicking the dial to change the shutter speed.
  • As well as beautiful, it has fast access to shutter speed settings. So happy to have that camera.
  • The controls are far superior to most other cameras, having manual control for aperture, shutter speed and exposure comp.
  • I absolutely love the hands on feeling you get with this camera, having a dedcated aperture ring, and shutter speed dial.
Connectivity
PictBridge Enabled
No
No
NFC Enabled
No
No
Integrated GPS
No
Yes
Output(s)
Micro HDMI Type D, USB 2.0 Micro-B
Micro HDMI, AV Output (NTSC), USB (USB 2.0)
Number Of Memory Card Slots
1
1
What customers say about "Connectivity"
Leica D-LUX 7
  • I connected directly to the camera and it was very easy to upload photos either one-by-one or as a batch to my iPhone.
  • USB cable link or SD card transfer works fine. Good building and quality. I think with this camera I will not have problems.
  • The ports look good, in general, like the whole camera, I already managed to take a couple of great shots.
  • Great camera with a great lens, good zoom and well-functioning ports.
  • I really loved this camera, but hell, the usb port stopped working. I'm going to cry.
Power
AC Adapter Compatible
Yes
Yes
Battery Model
Rechargeable battery pack BP-DC15
Li-ion Battery Pack (7.2V, 1025mAh, 7.4 Wh)
Number of Batteries
3
1
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
1195.00 $
599.99 $


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