Leica V-Lux 2 with Canon SX1 IS Comparison

Leica V-Lux 2 and Canon SX1 IS Main Features

  • September, 2010
  • March, 2009
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 10 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 28-560 mm (20x) F2.8-5.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 2" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 80 x 95 mm, 520g.
  • 128 x 88 x 88 mm, 615g.
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Leica V-Lux 2 Scores


Imaging score
35
Features score
58
Value for money score
64
Portability score
80
Overall score
51

Canon SX1 IS Scores


Imaging score
33
Features score
63
Value for money score
68
Portability score
77
Overall score
53

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS with Leica V-Lux 2 Overview


Let's compare Leica V-Lux 2 with Canon PowerShot SX1 IS. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Leica V-Lux 2 was released in 2010, and Canon SX1 IS in 2009. V-Lux 2 is newer, which is a plus. PowerShot SX1 IS 1 years older. However 1 years, the difference is not so bad.
The sensor resolution of V-Lux 2 is greater than that of PowerShot SX1 IS. However, the difference of 4 MP is not very significant. 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 first camera (V-Lux 2), 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 Leica V-Lux 2, the maximum ISO is greater by 4800. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Leica V-Lux 2 has a larger 3-inch Articulated screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Articulated screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica V-Lux 2 has 4.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica V-Lux 2 has 4.0 fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 2 PowerShot SX1 IS
Brand Leica Canon
Model V-Lux 2 PowerShot SX1 IS
Announced September, 2010 March, 2009
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) SLR-like (bridge)
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 0
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Articulated Articulated
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 0 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/3200 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps 4.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 5.20
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP 10 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 3648 x 2736
Max Native ISO 6400 1600
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1920 x 1080
Video Formats AVCHD Lite 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 USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 0 shots 0 shots
Battery Type
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 520 g 615 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 80 x 95 mm 128 x 88 x 88 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/MMC card
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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