Sony A9 II with Leica SL Comparison

Sony A9 II and Leica SL Main Features

  • October, 2019
  • October, 2015
  • 24 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 50 - 50000 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • -
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3686k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 4400k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 11.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • -
  • Built-In GPS
  • 129 x 96 x 76 mm, 678g.
  • 147 x 104 x 39 mm, 847g.
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Sony A9 II Scores


Imaging score
80
Features score
94
Value for money score
93
Portability score
76
Overall score
91

Leica SL Scores


Imaging score
73
Features score
86
Value for money score
78
Portability score
75
Overall score
84

Leica SL with Sony Alpha A9 Mark II Overview


Let's compare Sony Alpha A9 Mark II with Leica SL. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Sony A9 II was released in 2019, and Leica SL in 2015. Alpha A9 Mark II is newer, which is a plus. SL 4 years older. 4 years, this is a pretty big age difference.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 24 MP. 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 (Alpha A9 Mark II), 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 A9 II, the maximum ISO is greater by 1200. Alpha A9 Mark II has image stabilization(5-axis Sensor-shift), SL doesn’t, it is a big minus. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder SL has a higher resolution of 4400k dots, Alpha A9 Mark II has a resolution of 3686k dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Sony Alpha A9 Mark II has 11.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony Alpha A9 Mark II has 11.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Alpha A9 Mark II SL
Brand Sony Leica
Model Alpha A9 Mark II SL
Announced October, 2019 October, 2015
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Sony E Leica L
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1 1
Number of Lenses 116 29
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fixed
Screen Resolution 1440k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3686
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.8
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 693 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 11.0 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 Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Slow Sync., Rear Sync., Red-eye reduction, Wireless, Hi-speed sync no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±5 EV ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame Full frame
Sensor Type BSI-CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions mm mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 51200 50000
Min Native ISO 100 50
Max Boosted ISO 204800 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264 MPEG-4
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 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec) USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 690 shots 400 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100 BP-SCL4
Physical
Weight 678 g 847 g
Physical Dimensions 129 x 96 x 76 mm 147 x 104 x 39 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC slots (UHS-II compatible) Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported on slot 1)
Storage Slots 2 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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