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Canon 5D Mark II vs Leica D-LUX Typ 109

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in September 2008 and September 2014. The 5D Mark II is a DSLR, while the D-LUX Typ 109 is a fixed lens compact. The cameras are based on a full frame (5D Mark II) and a Four Thirds (D-LUX Typ 109) sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 21 megapixels, whereas the Leica provides 12.7 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Canon 5D Mark II
versus
Leica D-LUX Typ 109
Canon 5D Mark II   Leica D-LUX Typ 109
Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
Canon EF mount lenses 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8
21 MP, Full Frame Sensor 12.7 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-6,400 (50 - 25,600) ISO 200-12,500 (100 - 25,600)
Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder (2764k dots)
3.0 LCD, 920k dots 3.0 LCD, 921k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive)
3.9 shutter flaps per second 11 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
850 shots per battery charge300 shots per battery charge
152 x 114 x 75 mm, 850 g 118 x 66 x 55 mm, 405 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109)? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

An illustration of the physical size and weight of the Canon 5D Mark II and the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive perspectives from the front, the top, and the back are available. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The D-LUX Typ 109 can be obtained in two different colors (black, grey), while the 5D Mark II is only available in black.

Size Canon 5D Mark II vs Leica D-LUX Typ 109
Compare 5D Mark II versus D-LUX Typ 109 top
Comparison 5D Mark II or D-LUX Typ 109 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 is considerably smaller (55 percent) than the Canon 5D Mark II. It is worth mentioning in this context that the 5D Mark II is splash and dust resistant, while the D-LUX Typ 109 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the D-LUX Typ 109 has a lens built in, whereas the 5D Mark II is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup. You can compare the optics available for the 5D Mark II and their specifications in the Canon EF Lens Catalog.

Concerning battery life, the 5D Mark II gets 850 shots out of its LP-E6 battery, while the D-LUX Typ 109 can take 300 images on a single charge of its BP-DC15 power pack.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you want to switch the focus of the display and review another camera pair, you can move across to the CAM-parator tool and choose from the broad selection of possible camera comparisons there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 5D Mark II 152 mm 114 mm 75 mm 850 g 850 Y Sep 2008 3,499 i
2.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 109 118 mm 66 mm 55 mm 405 g 300 n Sep 2014 1,195 i
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1530 g 1210 Y Feb 2016 5,999 i
4.
 
Canon 5D Mark IV 151 mm 116 mm 76 mm 890 g 900 Y Aug 2016 3,499 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
7.
 
Canon G16 109 mm 76 mm 40 mm 356 g 360 n Aug 2013 549 i
8.
 
Canon 5D Mark III 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 950 g 950 Y Mar 2012 3,499 i
9.
 
Canon 6D 145 mm 111 mm 71 mm 770 g 1090 Y Sep 2012 2,099 i
10.
 
Canon 1D X 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1551 g 1120 Y Oct 2011 6,799 i
11.
 
Canon 7D 148 mm 111 mm 74 mm 860 g 800 Y Sep 2009 1,699 i
12.
 
Canon 1Ds Mark III 150 mm 160 mm 80 mm 1385 g 1800 Y Aug 2007 7,999 i
13.
 
Canon 5D 152 mm 113 mm 75 mm 895 g 400 Y Aug 2005 3,299 i
14.
 
Fujifilm X100T 127 mm 74 mm 52 mm 440 g 330 n Sep 2014 1,299 i
15.
 
Fujifilm X100S 127 mm 74 mm 54 mm 445 g 330 n Jan 2013 1,299 i
16.
 
Leica D-LUX 7 115 mm 66 mm 65 mm 392 g 300 n Nov 2018 1,195 i
17.
 
Leica X Typ 113 133 mm 73 mm 78 mm 486 g 350 n Sep 2014 2,295 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

Any camera decision will naturally be influenced heavily by the price. The manufacturer’s suggested retail prices give an idea on the placement of the camera in the maker’s lineup and the broader market. The D-LUX Typ 109 was launched at a lower price than the 5D Mark II, despite having a lens built in. Usually, retail prices stay at first close to the launch price, but after several months, discounts become available. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

Sensor comparison

The imaging sensor is at the core of digital cameras and its size is one of the main determining factors of image quality. All other things equal, a large sensor will have larger individual pixel-units that offer better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Canon 5D Mark II features a full frame sensor and the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the D-LUX Typ 109 is 74 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 2.0. The sensor in the 5D Mark II has a native 3:2 aspect ratio, while the one in the D-LUX Typ 109 offers a 4:3 aspect. The D-LUX Typ 109 has the particularity of featuring a switch that allows to toggle between multiple aspect ratios, while maintaining the same field of view and full image resolution.

Canon 5D Mark II and Leica D-LUX Typ 109 sensor measures

With 21MP, the 5D Mark II offers a higher resolution than the D-LUX Typ 109 (12.7MP), but the 5D Mark II nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 6.41μm versus 4.21μm for the D-LUX Typ 109) due to its larger sensor. However, the D-LUX Typ 109 is a much more recent model (by 5 years and 11 months) than the 5D Mark II, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels.

The resolution advantage of the Canon 5D Mark II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the 5D Mark II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 28.1 x 18.7 inches or 71.3 x 47.5 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 22.5 x 15 inches or 57.1 x 38 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 18.7 x 12.5 inches or 47.5 x 31.7 cm. The corresponding values for the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 are 20.6 x 15.4 inches or 52.2 x 39.2 cm for good quality, 16.4 x 12.4 inches or 41.8 x 31.4 cm for very good quality, and 13.7 x 10.3 inches or 34.8 x 26.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 6400, which can be extended to ISO 50-25600. The corresponding ISO settings for the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) are ISO 200 to ISO 12500, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 100-25600.

5D Mark II versus D-LUX Typ 109 MP

For many cameras, data on sensor performance has been reported by DXO Mark. This service determines an overall sensor rating, as well as sub-scores for low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and color depth ("DXO Portrait"). The table below summarizes the physical sensor characteristics and sensor quality findings and compares them across a set of similar cameras.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Canon 5D Mark II Full Frame 21.0 5616 37441080/30p23.711.91815 79
2.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 109 Four Thirds 12.7 4112 30884K/30p...... ..
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484K/60p24.113.53207 88
4.
 
Canon 5D Mark IV Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.813.62995 91
5.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.42381 87
6.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.42308 86
7.
 
Canon G16 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/60p21.011.7230 54
8.
 
Canon 5D Mark III Full Frame 22.1 5760 38401080/30p24.011.72293 81
9.
 
Canon 6D Full Frame 20.0 5472 36481080/30p23.812.12340 82
10.
 
Canon 1D X Full Frame 17.9 5184 34561080/30p23.811.82786 82
11.
 
Canon 7D APS-C 17.9 5184 34561080/30p22.011.7854 66
12.
 
Canon 1Ds Mark III Full Frame 21.0 5616 3744none24.012.01663 80
13.
 
Canon 5D Full Frame 12.7 4368 2912none22.911.11368 71
14.
 
Fujifilm X100T APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p...... ..
15.
 
Fujifilm X100S APS-C 16.0 4896 32641080/60p...... ..
16.
 
Leica D-LUX 7 Four Thirds 16.8 4736 35524K/30p...... ..
17.
 
Leica X Typ 113 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p...... ..

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but can also record movies. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the D-LUX Typ 109 provides a better video resolution than the 5D Mark II. It can shoot movie footage at 4K/30p, while the Canon is limited to 1080/30p.

Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the D-LUX Typ 109 has an electronic viewfinder (2764k dots), while the 5D Mark II has an optical one. Both systems have their advantages, with the electronic viewfinder making it possible to project supplementary shooting information into the framing view, whereas the optical viewfinder offers lag-free viewing and a very clear framing image. The viewfinder in the D-LUX Typ 109 offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the 5D Mark II (98%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. On the other hand, the viewfinder of the 5D Mark II has a higher magnification (0.71x vs 0.70x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Canon 5D Mark II and Leica D-LUX Typ 109 along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIoptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 3.9 n n
2.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 1092764 n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIoptical Y 3.2 1620 fixed Y 1/8000s 16.0 n n
4.
 
Canon 5D Mark IVoptical Y 3.2 1620 fixed Y 1/8000s 7.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
6.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
7.
 
Canon G16optical n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.2 Y Y
8.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 6.0 n n
9.
 
Canon 6Doptical Y 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 4.5 n n
10.
 
Canon 1D Xoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 14.0 n n
11.
 
Canon 7Doptical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/8000s 8.0 Y n
12.
 
Canon 1Ds Mark IIIoptical Y 3.0 230 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
13.
 
Canon 5Doptical Y 2.5 230 fixed n 1/8000s 3.0 n n
14.
 
Fujifilm X100T2360 n 3.0 1040 fixed n 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
15.
 
Fujifilm X100S2360 n 2.8 460 fixed n 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
16.
 
Leica D-LUX 72764 n 3.0 1240 fixed Y 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
17.
 
Leica X Typ 113optional n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n

One feature that is present on the 5D Mark II, but is missing on the D-LUX Typ 109 is a top-level LCD. While being, of course, smaller than the rear screen, the control panel conveys some of the essential shooting information and can be convenient for quick and easy settings verification.

The reported shutter speed information refers to the use of the mechanical shutter. Yet, some cameras only have an electronic shutter, while others have an electronic shutter in addition to a mechanical one. In fact, the D-LUX Typ 109 is one of those camera that have an additional electronic shutter, which makes completely silent shooting possible. However, this mode is less suitable for photographing moving objects (risk of rolling shutter) or shooting under artificial light sources (risk of flickering).

The Leica D-LUX Typ 109 has an intervalometer built-in. This enables the photographer to capture time lapse sequences, such as flower blooming, a sunset or moon rise, without purchasing an external camera trigger and related software.

The 5D Mark II writes its imaging data to Compact Flash cards, while the D-LUX Typ 109 uses SDXC cards.

Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIYmonomonoY-mini2.0---
2.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 109Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIYmonomonoYYmini3.0---
4.
 
Canon 5D Mark IVYmonomonoYYmini3.0YY-
5.
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
6.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
7.
 
Canon G16Ystereomono--mini2.0Y--
8.
 
Canon 5D Mark IIIYmonomonoYYmini2.0---
9.
 
Canon 6DYmonomonoY-mini2.0Y--
10.
 
Canon 1D XYmono-Y-mini2.0---
11.
 
Canon 7DYmono-Y-mini2.0---
12.
 
Canon 1Ds Mark IIIYmono----2.0---
13.
 
Canon 5DY-----2.0---
14.
 
Fujifilm X100TYstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
15.
 
Fujifilm X100SYstereomono--micro2.0---
16.
 
Leica D-LUX 7Ystereomono--micro2.0Y-Y
17.
 
Leica X Typ 113Ystereomono--mini2.0---

It is notable that the 5D Mark II has a microphone port, which is missing on the D-LUX Typ 109. Such an external microphone input can help to substantially improve the quality of audio recordings when a good external microphone is used.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Canon 5D Mark II (unlike the D-LUX Typ 109) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Both the 5D Mark II and the D-LUX Typ 109 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The 5D Mark II was replaced by the Canon 5D Mark III, while the D-LUX Typ 109 was followed by the Leica D-LUX 7. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Canon and Leica websites.

Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is the Canon 5D Mark II better than the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 or vice versa? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Arguments in favor of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (21 vs 12.7MP) with a 31% higher linear resolution.
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.71x vs 0.70x).
  • Easier setting verification: Features an LCD display on top to control shooting parameters.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/4000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Can take a variety of interchangeable lenses, including specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Can take more shots (850 versus 300) on a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2008).

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Advantages of the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109):

  • Flexible image proportions: Has a multi-aspect sensor that allows for alternative image shapes.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 1080/30p).
  • More framing info: Has an electronic viewfinder that displays shooting data.
  • More complete view: Has a viewfinder with a larger field of view (100% vs 98%).
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (11 vs 3.9 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Easier time-lapse photography: Has an intervalometer built-in for low frequency shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with an integrated lens, while the 5D Mark II requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (118x66mm vs 152x114mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • Less heavy: Has a lower weight even though it has a lens built in (unlike the 5D Mark II).
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • More prestigious: Has the Leica luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale value.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More modern: Reflects 5 years and 11 months of technical progress since the 5D Mark II launch.

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the D-LUX Typ 109 is the clear winner of the contest (16 : 11 points). However, the relative importance of the various individual camera aspects will vary according to personal preferences and needs, so that you might like to apply corresponding weights to the particular features before making a decision on a new camera. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

5D Mark II 11:16 D-LUX Typ 109

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon 5D Mark II and the Leica D-LUX Typ 109 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best DSLR Camera and Best Travel-Zoom Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the specs-based evaluation of cameras can be instructive in revealing their potential as photographic tools, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the 5D Mark II or the D-LUX Typ 109 perform in practice. User reviews, such as those found at amazon, can sometimes inform about these issues, but such feedback is often incomplete, inconsistent, and biased.

Expert reviews

This is why expert reviews are important. The table below provides a synthesis of the camera assessments of some of the best known photo-gear review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Canon 5D Mark II4/591/10079/1004/5.. Sep 2008 3,499 i
2.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 109......4.5/54.5/5 Sep 2014 1,195 i
3.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II....89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 5,999 i
4.
 
Canon 5D Mark IV4.5/5+ +87/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2016 3,499 i
5.
 
Canon 5DS..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
6.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
7.
 
Canon G164/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2013 549 i
8.
 
Canon 5D Mark III..+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Mar 2012 3,499 i
9.
 
Canon 6D5/5+ +83/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,099 i
10.
 
Canon 1D X5/5....4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2011 6,799 i
11.
 
Canon 7D5/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2009 1,699 i
12.
 
Canon 1Ds Mark III....+ +4.5/5.. Aug 2007 7,999 i
13.
 
Canon 5D..88/100+ +o.. Aug 2005 3,299 i
14.
 
Fujifilm X100T5/5+81/1004.5/55/5 Sep 2014 1,299 i
15.
 
Fujifilm X100S5/5+ +81/1004.5/55/5 Jan 2013 1,299 i
16.
 
Leica D-LUX 7........4.5/5 Nov 2018 1,195 i
17.
 
Leica X Typ 1133.5/5....3.5/54/5 Sep 2014 2,295 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The ratings were established in reference to similarly priced cameras that were available in the market at the time of the review. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and comparing ratings of very distinct cameras or ones that are far apart in terms of their release date have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon 5D Mark II vs Leica D-LUX Typ 109

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    Camera Type Digital single lens reflex Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens Canon EF mount lenses 24-75mm f/1.7-2.8
    Launch Date September 2008 September 2014
    Launch Price USD 3,499 USD 1,195
    Sensor Specs Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 36.0 x 24.0 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 864 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.3 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 21 Megapixels 12.7 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 5616 x 3744 pixels 4112 x 3088 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 6.41 μm 4.21 μm
    Pixel Density 2.43 MP/cm2 5.65 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 1080/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 6,400 ISO 200 - 12,500 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 25,600 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 79 ..
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 23.7 ..
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 11.9 ..
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 1815 ..
    Screen Specs Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    Viewfinder Type Optical viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 98% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.71x 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2764k dots
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 920k dots 921k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fixed screen
    Shooting Specs Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    Focus System Phase-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/8000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 3.9 shutter flaps/s 11 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium CF cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    Connectivity Specs Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash PC Sync socket no PC Sync
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port no MIC socket
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Body Specs Canon 5D Mark II Leica D-LUX Typ 109
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type LP-E6 BP-DC15
    Battery Life (CIPA)850 shots per charge300 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 152 x 114 x 75 mm
    (6.0 x 4.5 x 3.0 in)
    118 x 66 x 55 mm
    (4.6 x 2.6 x 2.2 in)
    Camera Weight 850 g (30.0 oz) 405 g (14.3 oz)

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