Sony A9 with Leica SL2-S Comparison

Sony A9 and Leica SL2-S Main Features

  • April, 2017
  • December, 2020
  • 24 MP Full frame BSI-CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 51200 ISO
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3686k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 20.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 127 x 96 x 63 mm, 673g.
  • 146 x 107 x 83 mm, 931g.
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Sony A9 Scores


Imaging score
78
Features score
92
Value for money score
92
Portability score
78
Overall score
90

Leica SL2-S Scores


Imaging score
76
Features score
99
Value for money score
81
Portability score
65
Overall score
90

Leica SL2-S with Sony Alpha A9 Overview


Let's compare Sony Alpha A9 with Leica SL2-S. These models are included in the Pro Mirrorless cameras. Sony A9 was released in 2017, and Leica SL2-S in 2020. SL2-S is newer, which is a plus. Alpha A9 3 years older.
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.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Both cameras have 5-axis Sensor-shift image stabilization. Both cameras feature a 3-inch tilting screen.
Both cameras have a electronic viewfinder. Viewfinder SL2-S has a higher resolution of 5760k dots, Alpha A9 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 has 20.0 fps continuous shooting. Sony Alpha A9 has 20.0 fps continuous shooting.

General Alpha A9 SL2-S
Brand Sony Leica
Model Alpha A9 SL2-S
Announced April, 2017 December, 2020
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 42
Macro Focus Range n/a n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3" 3"
Screen Type Tilting Fixed Type
Screen Resolution 1440k pixels 2,100kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3686
Viewfinder Coverage 100% 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78 0.78
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 693 225
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/1800 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec 1/ sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps 20.0 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 35.6 x 23.8 mm mm
Sensor Area 847.3 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 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 204800 0
Min Boosted ISO 50 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264 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 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 650 shots 510 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model NP-FZ100 BP-SCL4
Physical
Weight 673 g 931 g
Physical Dimensions 127 x 96 x 63 mm 146 x 107 x 83 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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