Leica D-Lux vs. Leica C-Lux



Both the Leica D-Lux (left) and Leica C-Lux (right) are priced slightly above $1,000 - which one would you buy today? Here is a poll:


A quick specs comparison between the Leica D-Lux and Leica C-Lux:

Leica D-Lux Leica C-Lux
Resolution 4112x3088 5472x3648
MP  13MP 20MP
 Sensor size Four Thirds   1"
 ISO   200-25,600  125-12,800
Lens 24-75mm 24-360
Optical zoom 3.1x 15x
Aperture range f/1.7 - 2.8 f/3.3 - 6.4
Macro min focusing 3cm 5cm
Screen dots 921,000 1,240,000
Touchscreen No Yes
Viewfinder magnification 1.39x .53x
Viewfinder resolution 2,764,000 2.330,000
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/4,000 sec 1/2,000 sec
Electronic shutter 1/16,000 sec  1/16,000 sec
Built-in flash no yes
Frame per seconds shooting 11 fps 10 fps
Battery life 300 370
Weight 405g 340g
Dimensions 118x66x55mm 113x67x46mm
USB charging no yes
Price $1,095 $1,050
  • Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is 4% (4.8 mm) wider and 1% (0.8 mm) shorter than Leica C-Lux.
  • Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) is 20% (9 mm) thicker than Leica C-Lux.
  • Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) [405 g] weights 19% (65 grams) more than Leica C-Lux [340 g] (*inc. batteries and memory card).
  • Leica D-Lux (Typ 109) dimensions: 117.8x66.2x55 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)
  • Leica C-Lux dimensions: 113x67x46 mm (camera body only, excluding protrusion)

Pictures: CameraSize

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