Canon R with Leica M8 Comparison

Canon R and Leica M8 Main Features

  • September, 2018
  • July, 2007
  • 30 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 10 MP APS-H CCD Sensor
  • 100 - 40000 ISO
  • 160 - 2500 ISO
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Optical (rangefinder) Viewfinder
  • 3690k dot Electronic viewfinder
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  • 8.0 fps continuous shooting
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  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
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  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 136 x 98 x 84 mm, 660g.
  • 139 x 80 x 37 mm, 591g.
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Canon R Scores


Imaging score
81
Features score
87
Value for money score
95
Portability score
75
Overall score
87

Leica M8 Scores


Imaging score
50
Features score
33
Value for money score
51
Portability score
84
Overall score
45

Leica M8 with Canon EOS R Overview


Let's compare Canon EOS R with Leica M8. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Canon R was released in 2018, and Leica M8 in 2007. EOS R is newer, which is a plus. M8 11 years older. 11 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
The sensor resolution of EOS R is greater than that of M8. The difference of 20 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
At the second camera (M8), the minimum ISO value is lower, which gives more opportunities for shooting in daylight. A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. At Canon R, the maximum ISO is greater by 37500. Canon R has a larger 3-inch Articulated screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
EOS R has electronic viewfinder, and the M8 doesn’t have. Viewfinder EOS R has a higher resolution of 3690k dots, M8 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Canon EOS R has n/a fps continuous shooting.

General EOS R M8
Brand Canon Leica
Model EOS R M8
Announced September, 2018 July, 2007
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Canon RF Leica M
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1.3
Number of Lenses 12 59
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Optical (rangefinder)
Viewfinder Resolution 3690
Viewfinder Coverage 100% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 5655 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 8.0 fps n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame APS-H
Sensor Type CMOS CCD
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm 27 x 18 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm² 486.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 30 MP 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 6720 x 4480 3936 x 2630
Max Native ISO 40000 2500
Min Native ISO 100 160
Max Boosted ISO 102400 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 None
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB Yes (with LP-E6N only) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots 550 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 660 g 591 g
Physical Dimensions 136 x 98 x 84 mm 139 x 80 x 37 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD card (UHS-II supported) SD/SDHC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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