Leica V-Lux 2 with Sony H300 Comparison

Leica V-Lux 2 and Sony H300 Main Features

  • September, 2010
  • February, 2014
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 20 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 25-875 mm (35x) F3-5.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 3200 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • -
  • 201k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1.0 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.
  • 130 x 95 x 122 mm, 590g.
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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

Sony H300 Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
42
Value for money score
59
Portability score
73
Overall score
42

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300 with Leica V-Lux 2 Overview


Let's compare Leica V-Lux 2 with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H300. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Leica V-Lux 2 was released in 2010, and Sony H300 in 2014. Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is newer, which is a plus. V-Lux 2 4 years older.
The sensor resolution of Cyber-shot DSC-H300 is greater than that of V-Lux 2. The difference of 6 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 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 3200. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
V-Lux 2 has electronic viewfinder, and the Cyber-shot DSC-H300 doesn’t have. Viewfinder Cyber-shot DSC-H300 has a higher resolution of 201k dots, V-Lux 2 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. Leica V-Lux 2 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica V-Lux 2 has 1.0 fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 2 Cyber-shot DSC-H300
Brand Leica Sony
Model V-Lux 2 Cyber-shot DSC-H300
Announced September, 2010 February, 2014
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 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Fixed
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 460k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic None
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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/1500 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 8.80
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off, Advanced Flash
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 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 27.7 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 14 MP 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 5152 x 3864
Max Native ISO 6400 3200
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 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 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 520 g 590 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 80 x 95 mm 130 x 95 x 122 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC, Internal SD/SDHC/SDXC/Memory Stick PRO Duo/Pro-HG Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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