Leica V-Lux 2 with Pentax X90 Comparison

Leica V-Lux 2 and Pentax X90 Main Features

  • September, 2010
  • July, 2010
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 12 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 26-676 mm (26x) F2.8-5.0 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 6400 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 80 x 95 mm, 520g.
  • 111 x 85 x 110 mm, 428g.
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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

Pentax X90 Scores


Imaging score
20
Features score
49
Value for money score
60
Portability score
81
Overall score
43

Pentax X90 with Leica V-Lux 2 Overview


Let's compare Leica V-Lux 2 with Pentax X90. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Both of these models were released in 2010. This means that differences will go a long way. Let's take a closer look.
The sensor resolution of V-Lux 2 is greater than that of X90. However, the difference of 2 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. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Leica V-Lux 2 has a larger 3-inch Articulated screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed 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 n/a fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 2 X90
Brand Leica Pentax
Model V-Lux 2 X90
Announced September, 2010 July, 2010
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 1
Screen
Screen Size 3" 2"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
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 1/4 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps n/a fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 9.10
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync n/a
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 CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.08 x 4.56 mm 6.08 x 4.56 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 27.7 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP 12 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 4000 x 3000
Max Native ISO 6400 6400
Min Native ISO 100 80
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720 1280 x 720
Video Formats AVCHD Lite Motion JPEG
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 D-L106
Physical
Weight 520 g 428 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 80 x 95 mm 111 x 85 x 110 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC, Internal
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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