Leica V-Lux 2 with Sony HX90V Comparison

Leica V-Lux 2 and Sony HX90V Main Features

  • September, 2010
  • April, 2015
  • 14 MP 1/2.3 CMOS Sensor
  • 18 MP 1/2.3 BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 25-600 mm (24x) F2.8-5.2 Zoom Lens
  • 24-720 mm (30x) F3.5-6.4 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 80 - 12800 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 638k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • -
  • Built-In GPS
  • 124 x 80 x 95 mm, 520g.
  • 102 x 58 x 36 mm, 245g.
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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 HX90V Scores


Imaging score
23
Features score
61
Value for money score
69
Portability score
95
Overall score
53

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V with Leica V-Lux 2 Overview


Let's compare Leica V-Lux 2 with Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V. These models are included in the Small Sensor Superzoom cameras. Leica V-Lux 2 was released in 2010, and Sony HX90V in 2015. Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V is newer, which is a plus. V-Lux 2 5 years older.
The sensor resolution of V-Lux 2 is greater than that of Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V. 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 Sony HX90V, the maximum ISO is greater by 6400. Both cameras have Optical image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch articulated screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V has a higher resolution of 638k 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 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica V-Lux 2 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General V-Lux 2 Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Brand Leica Sony
Model V-Lux 2 Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
Announced September, 2010 April, 2015
Body Type SLR-like (bridge) Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 1 5
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Articulated Tilting
Screen Resolution 460k pixels 921k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 0.5
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
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 11.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 9.50 5.40
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow Sync Auto, flash on, slow sync, flash off, rear sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3 1/2.3
Sensor Type CMOS BSI-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 18 MP
Max Image Resolution 4320 x 3240 4896 x 3672
Max Native ISO 6400 12800
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 AVCHD, XAVC S
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None Built-In
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 360 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-BX1
Physical
Weight 520 g 245 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 80 x 95 mm 102 x 58 x 36 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 Duo
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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