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Canon R5 vs Leica SL

The Canon EOS R5 and the Leica SL (Typ 601) are two enthusiast cameras that were revealed to the public, respectively, in July 2020 and October 2015. Both the Canon R5 and the SL are mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras that are equipped with a full frame sensor. The Canon has a resolution of 44.8 megapixels, whereas the Leica provides 24 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Canon R5
versus
Leica SL
Canon R5 Leica SL
Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
Canon RF mount lenses Leica L mount lenses
44.8 MP, Full Frame Sensor 24 MP, Full Frame Sensor
8k/30p Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-51,200 (50 - 102,400) ISO 50-50,000
Electronic viewfinder (5760k dots) Electronic viewfinder (4400k dots)
3.2 LCD, 2100k dots 3.0 LCD, 1040k dots
Swivel touchscreen Fixed touchscreen
10 shutter flaps per second 11 shutter flaps per second
In-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
Weathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
320 shots per battery charge400 shots per battery charge
138 x 98 x 88 mm, 738 g 147 x 104 x 39 mm, 847 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Canon EOS R5 and the Leica SL (Typ 601)? 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 R5 and the Leica SL is provided in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three successive views from the front, the top, and the rear are shown. All width, height and depth dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Canon R5 vs Leica SL
Compare Canon R5 versus SL top
Comparison Canon R5 or SL rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Leica SL is notably larger (13 percent) than the Canon R5. Moreover, the SL is markedly heavier (15 percent) than the Canon R5. In this context, it is worth noting that both cameras are splash and dust-proof and can, hence, be used in inclement weather conditions or harsh environments.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete since they do not consider the interchangeable lenses that both of these cameras require. Hence, you might want to study and compare the specifications of available lenses in order to get the full picture of the size and weight of the two camera systems.

The power pack in the Canon R5 can be charged via the USB port, so that it is not always necessary to take the battery charger along when travelling.

The table below summarizes the key physical specs of the two cameras alongside a broader set of comparators. 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 R5 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 738 g 320 Y Jul 2020 3,899 i
2.
 
Leica SL 147 mm 104 mm 39 mm 847 g 400 Y Oct 2015 7,450 i
3.
 
Canon R6 138 mm 98 mm 88 mm 680 g 360 Y Jul 2020 2,499 i
4.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II 158 mm 168 mm 83 mm 1530 g 1210 Y Feb 2016 5,999 i
5.
 
Canon 80D 139 mm 105 mm 79 mm 730 g 960 Y Feb 2016 1,199 i
6.
 
Canon 5DS 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
7.
 
Leica SL2 146 mm 107 mm 42 mm 953 g 370 Y Nov 2019 5,999 i
8.
 
Leica M Typ 240 139 mm 80 mm 42 mm 680 g .. Y Sep 2012 6,950 i
9.
 
Nikon Z7 II 134 mm 101 mm 70 mm 705 g 420 Y Oct 2020 2,999 i
10.
 
Nikon Z7 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 330 Y Aug 2018 3,399 i
11.
 
Panasonic S1R 149 mm 110 mm 97 mm 1016 g 380 Y Feb 2019 3,699 i
12.
 
Sony A7S III 127 mm 97 mm 81 mm 699 g 600 Y Jul 2020 3,499 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II 129 mm 96 mm 76 mm 678 g 690 Y Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony A7R IV 129 mm 96 mm 78 mm 665 g 670 Y Jul 2019 3,499 i
15.
 
Sony A7R III 127 mm 96 mm 74 mm 650 g 650 Y Oct 2017 3,199 i
16.
 
Sony A99 II 143 mm 104 mm 76 mm 849 g 490 Y Sep 2016 3,199 i
17.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. 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 Canon R5 was launched at a markedly lower price (by 48 percent) than the SL, which puts it into a different market segment. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. 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.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. A large sensor will tend to have larger individual pixels that provide better low-light sensitivity, wider dynamic range, and richer color-depth than smaller pixel-units in a sensor of the same technological generation. Further, a large sensor camera will give the photographer additional creative options when using shallow depth-of-field to isolate a subject from its background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Both cameras under consideration feature a full frame sensor and have a format factor (sometimes also referred to as "crop factor") of 1.0. Within the spectrum of camera sensors, this places the review cameras among the large-sensor cameras that aim for top notch image quality. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Canon R5 and Leica SL sensor measures

While the two cameras under review share the same sensor size, the Canon R5 offers a higher resolution of 44.8 megapixels, compared with 24 MP of the SL. This megapixels advantage translates into a 37 percent gain in linear resolution. On the other hand, these sensor specs imply that the Canon R5 has a higher pixel density and a smaller size of the individual pixel (with a pixel pitch of 4.39μm versus 6.00μm for the SL). In this context, it should be noted, however, that the Canon R5 is much more recent (by 4 years and 8 months) than the SL, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that compensate for the smaller pixel size. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the SL has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Canon R5 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the Canon R5 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41 x 27.3 inches or 104 x 69.4 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 32.8 x 21.9 inches or 83.2 x 55.5 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.3 x 18.2 inches or 69.4 x 46.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Leica SL are 30 x 20 inches or 76.2 x 50.8 cm for good quality, 24 x 16 inches or 61 x 40.6 cm for very good quality, and 20 x 13.3 inches or 50.8 x 33.9 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Canon R5 has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Canon EOS R5 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 51200, which can be extended to ISO 50-102400. The corresponding ISO settings for the Leica SL (Typ 601) are ISO 50 to ISO 50000 (no boost).

Canon R5 versus SL MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service assesses and scores the color depth ("DXO Portrait"), dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports") of camera sensors, and also publishes an overall camera score. Of the two cameras under review, the Canon R5 has a notably higher overall DXO score than the SL (overall score 7 points higher), which gives it an advantage in terms of imaging quality. This advantage is based on 0.3 bits higher color depth, 1.2 EV in additional dynamic range, and 0.7 stops in additional low light sensitivity. The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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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 R5 Full Frame 44.8 8192 54648k/30p25.314.63042 95
2.
 
Leica SL Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.013.41821 88
3.
 
Canon R6 Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484k/60p24.214.33394 90
4.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II Full Frame 20.0 5472 36484K/60p24.113.53207 88
5.
 
Canon 80D APS-C 24.0 6000 40001080/60p23.613.21135 79
6.
 
Canon 5DS Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.712.42381 87
7.
 
Leica SL2 Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/60p...... ..
8.
 
Leica M Typ 240 Full Frame 23.7 5952 39761080/25p24.013.31860 84
9.
 
Nikon Z7 II Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/60p26.314.72841 100
10.
 
Nikon Z7 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.314.62668 99
11.
 
Panasonic S1R Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/60p26.414.13525 100
12.
 
Sony A7S III Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/120p23.713.92520 86
13.
 
Sony A9 II Full Frame 24.0 6000 40004K/30p25.014.03434 93
14.
 
Sony A7R IV Full Frame 60.2 9504 63364K/30p26.014.83344 99
15.
 
Sony A7R III Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.014.73523 100
16.
 
Sony A99 II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p25.413.42317 92
17.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.93434 98

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration are equipped with sensors that have a sufficiently high read-out speed for moving images, but the Canon R5 provides a higher video resolution than the SL. It can shoot video footage at 8k/30p, while the Leica is limited to 4K/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under consideration are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the Canon R5 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the SL (5760k vs 4400k dots). The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Canon R5, the Leica SL, and comparable cameras.

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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 R55760 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
2.
 
Leica SL4400 Y 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/8000s 11.0 n n
3.
 
Canon R63690 n 3.0 1620 swivel Y 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
4.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIoptical Y 3.2 1620 fixed Y 1/8000s 16.0 n n
5.
 
Canon 80Doptical Y 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/8000s 7.0 Y n
6.
 
Canon 5DSoptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
7.
 
Leica SL25760 Y 3.2 2100 fixed Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
8.
 
Leica M Typ 240optical n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 n n
9.
 
Nikon Z7 II3690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
10.
 
Nikon Z73690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
11.
 
Panasonic S1R5760 Y 3.2 2100 full-flex Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
12.
 
Sony A7S III9440 n 3.0 1440 swivel Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
13.
 
Sony A9 II3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony A7R IV5760 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony A7R III3686 n 3.0 1440 tilting Y 1/8000s 10.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony A99 II2400 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
17.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y

One feature that differentiates the Canon R5 and the SL is in-body image stabilization (IBIS). The Canon R5 reduces the risk of handshake-induced blur with all attached lenses, while the SL offers no blur reduction with lenses that themselves do not provide optical image stabilization.

The Canon R5 has an articulated LCD that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in snapping selfies. In contrast, the SL does not have a selfie-screen.

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, both cameras under consideration feature an 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 Canon R5 and the Leica SL both have 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 Canon R5 writes its imaging data to CFexpress or SDXC cards, while the SL uses SDXC cards. Both cameras feature dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. Both the Canon R5 and the SL support UHS-II cards, which provide for Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s (the second slot of the SL only offers slower UHS-I transfer rates, though).

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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 R5 and Leica SL (Typ 601) 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 R5YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
2.
 
Leica SLYstereomonoYYfull3.0Y--
3.
 
Canon R6YmonomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
4.
 
Canon 1D X Mark IIYmonomonoYYmini3.0---
5.
 
Canon 80DYstereomonoYYmini2.0YY-
6.
 
Canon 5DSYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
7.
 
Leica SL2YstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
8.
 
Leica M Typ 240Ystereomono---2.0---
9.
 
Nikon Z7 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.2Y-Y
10.
 
Nikon Z7YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
11.
 
Panasonic S1RYstereomonoYYfull3.1Y-Y
12.
 
Sony A7S IIIYstereomonoYYfull3.2Y-Y
13.
 
Sony A9 IIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
14.
 
Sony A7R IVYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
15.
 
Sony A7R IIIYstereomonoYYmicro3.1YYY
16.
 
Sony A99 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
17.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Leica SL (unlike the Canon R5) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

Travel and landscape photographers will find it useful that the SL has an internal geolocalization sensor and can record GPS coordinates in its EXIF data.

The Canon R5 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Canon. In contrast, the SL has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the SL was succeeded by the Leica SL2. 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.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Canon R5 and the Leica SL? Which camera is better? The listing below highlights the relative strengths of the two models.

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Arguments in favor of the Canon EOS R5:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (44.8 vs 24MP) with a 37% higher linear resolution.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Scores markedly higher (7 points) in the DXO overall assessment.
  • More dynamic range: Captures a larger spectrum of light and dark details (1.2 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Requires less light for good images (0.7 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (8k/30p vs 4K/30p).
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (5760k vs 4400k dots).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.2" vs 3.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (2100k vs 1040k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a swivel screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • More compact: Is smaller (138x98mm vs 147x104mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter (by 109g or 13 percent) and hence easier to carry around.
  • Easier travel charging: Can be conveniently charged via its USB port.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • More affordable: Was introduced into a lower priced category (48 percent cheaper at launch).
  • More modern: Reflects 4 years and 8 months of technical progress since the SL launch.

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Reasons to prefer the Leica SL (Typ 601):

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.80x vs 0.76x).
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (400 versus 320) out of a single battery charge.
  • Easier geotagging: Features an internal GPS sensor to log localization data.
  • More solid recording: Has a full-sized HDMI port for a sturdy connection to an external recorder.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • More prestigious: Has the Leica luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale value.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in October 2015).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the Canon R5 is the clear winner of the match-up (19 : 8 points). However, the relevance of individual strengths will vary across photographers, so that you might want to apply your own weighing scheme to the summary points when reflecting and deciding 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.

Canon R5 19:08 SL

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Canon R5 and the Leica SL place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listing whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the Canon R5 or the SL 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 where reviews by experts come in. 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 R54.5/5..91/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2020 3,899 i
2.
 
Leica SL4/5..84/1004.5/54/5 Oct 2015 7,450 i
3.
 
Canon R65/5+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 2,499 i
4.
 
Canon 1D X Mark II....89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 5,999 i
5.
 
Canon 80D4/5+ +84/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2016 1,199 i
6.
 
Canon 5DS..+83/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
7.
 
Leica SL24/5....4.5/54/5 Nov 2019 5,999 i
8.
 
Leica M Typ 2404/5....4/5.. Sep 2012 6,950 i
9.
 
Nikon Z7 II4.5/5....4.5/54.5/5 Oct 2020 2,999 i
10.
 
Nikon Z75/5+89/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2018 3,399 i
11.
 
Panasonic S1R4.5/5..89/1004.5/54.5/5 Feb 2019 3,699 i
12.
 
Sony A7S III..+ +91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2020 3,499 i
13.
 
Sony A9 II....90/1005/55/5 Oct 2019 4,499 i
14.
 
Sony A7R IV5/5+91/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2019 3,499 i
15.
 
Sony A7R III..+ +90/1004.5/55/5 Oct 2017 3,199 i
16.
 
Sony A99 II....85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 3,199 i
17.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +90/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The review scores listed above should be treated with care, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. A score, therefore, has to be seen in close connection to the price and market introduction time of the camera, and rating-comparisons among cameras that span long time periods or concern very differently equipped models make little sense. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Canon R5 vs Leica SL

    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 R5 Leica SL
    Camera Type Mirrorless system camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens Canon RF mount lenses Leica L mount lenses
    Launch Date July 2020 October 2015
    Launch Price USD 3,899 USD 7,450
    Sensor Specs Canon R5 Leica SL
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 36.0 x 24.0 mm 36.0 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 864 mm2 864 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.3 mm 43.3 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 44.8 Megapixels 24 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 8192 x 5464 pixels 6000 x 4000 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.39 μm 6.00 μm
    Pixel Density 5.18 MP/cm2 2.78 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability 8k/30p Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 51,200 ISO 50 - 50,000 ISO
    ISO Boost 50 - 102,400 ISO no Enhancement
    Image Processor DIGIC X Maestro II
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 95 88
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 25.3 25.0
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 14.6 13.4
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 3042 1821
    Screen Specs Canon R5 Leica SL
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.76x 0.80x
    Viewfinder Resolution 5760k dots 4400k dots
    Top-Level Screen Control Panel Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.2inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 2100k dots 1040k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Fixed screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Canon R5 Leica SL
    Focus System On-Sensor Phase-detect Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus PeakingFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/8000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 10 shutter flaps/s 11 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/8000sup to 1/16000s
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Image StabilizationIn-body stabilizationLens stabilization only
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium CFexpress or SDXC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Dual card slots Dual card slots
    UHS card support UHS-II Single UHS-II
    Connectivity Specs Canon R5 Leica SL
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 3.2 USB 3.0
    HDMI Port micro HDMI full HDMI
    Microphone Port External MIC port External MIC port
    Headphone Socket Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in Wifi built-in
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Geotagging no internal GPS GPS built-in
    Body Specs Canon R5 Leica SL
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodyWeathersealed body
    Battery Type LP-E6NH BP-SCL4
    Battery Life (CIPA)320 shots per charge400 shots per charge
    In-Camera Charging USB charging no USB charging
    Body Dimensions 138 x 98 x 88 mm
    (5.4 x 3.9 x 3.5 in)
    147 x 104 x 39 mm
    (5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 in)
    Camera Weight 738 g (26.0 oz) 847 g (29.9 oz)

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