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Leica Q2 vs Nikon D5000

The Leica Q2 and the Nikon D5000 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in March 2019 and April 2009. The Q2 is a fixed lens compact, while the D5000 is a DSLR. The cameras are based on a full frame (Q2) and an APS-C (D5000) sensor. The Leica has a resolution of 46.7 megapixels, whereas the Nikon provides 12.2 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Leica Q2
versus
Nikon D5000
Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
28mm f/1.7 Nikon F mount lenses
46.7 MP, Full Frame Sensor 12.2 MP, APS-C Sensor
4K/30p Video 720/24p Video
ISO 50-50,000 ISO 200-3,200 (200 - 6,400)
Electronic viewfinder (3680k dots) Optical viewfinder
3.0 LCD, 1040k dots 2.7 LCD, 230k dots
Fixed touchscreen Fully flexible screen (no touchscreen)
20 shutter flaps per second 4 shutter flaps per second
Weathersealed bodynot weather sealed
370 shots per battery charge510 shots per battery charge
130 x 80 x 92 mm, 718 g 127 x 104 x 80 mm, 590 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Leica Q2 and the Nikon D5000? 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 Leica Q2 and the Nikon D5000 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 measures are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

Size Leica Q2 vs Nikon D5000
Compare Q2 versus D5000 top
Comparison Q2 or D5000 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Nikon D5000 is notably larger (27 percent) than the Leica Q2. It is worth mentioning in this context that the Q2 is splash and dust resistant, while the D5000 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the Q2 has a lens built in, whereas the D5000 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 D5000 and their specifications in the Nikon Lens Catalog.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras 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.
 
Leica Q2 130 mm 80 mm 92 mm 718 g 370 Y Mar 2019 4,995 i
2.
 
Nikon D5000 127 mm 104 mm 80 mm 590 g 510 n Apr 2009 749 i
3.
 
Canon R 139 mm 98 mm 84 mm 660 g 370 Y Sep 2018 2,299 i
4.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R 161 mm 97 mm 66 mm 775 g 400 Y Sep 2018 4,499 i
5.
 
Hasselblad X1D II 148 mm 97 mm 70 mm 766 g .. Y Jun 2019 5,750 i
6.
 
Leica M10-R 139 mm 80 mm 39 mm 660 g 210 Y Jul 2020 8,295 i
7.
 
Leica M10-P 139 mm 80 mm 39 mm 660 g 210 Y Aug 2018 7,995 i
8.
 
Leica M10 139 mm 80 mm 39 mm 660 g 210 Y Jan 2017 6,595 i
9.
 
Leica M Typ 262 139 mm 80 mm 42 mm 680 g .. Y Nov 2015 5,195 i
10.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 130 mm 80 mm 93 mm 640 g 300 n Jun 2015 4,249 i
11.
 
Nikon Z7 134 mm 101 mm 67 mm 675 g 330 Y Aug 2018 3,399 i
12.
 
Nikon D5100 128 mm 97 mm 79 mm 560 g 660 n Apr 2011 749 i
13.
 
Nikon D3100 124 mm 96 mm 75 mm 505 g 550 n Aug 2010 599 i
14.
 
Nikon D3000 126 mm 97 mm 64 mm 536 g 500 n Jul 2009 599 i
15.
 
Nikon D60 126 mm 94 mm 64 mm 522 g 500 n Jan 2008 629 i
16.
 
Nikon D90 132 mm 103 mm 77 mm 703 g 850 n Aug 2008 1,299 i
17.
 
Zeiss ZX1 142 mm 93 mm 46 mm 800 g 250 n Sep 2018 5,999 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 listed launch prices provide an indication of the market segment that the manufacturer of the cameras have been targeting. 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.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants 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 more expensive and lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Leica Q2 features a full frame sensor and the Nikon D5000 an APS-C sensor. The sensor area in the D5000 is 57 percent smaller. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.0 and 1.5. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

In terms of underlying technology, both cameras are build around CMOS sensors.

Leica Q2 and Nikon D5000 sensor measures

With 46.7MP, the Q2 offers a higher resolution than the D5000 (12.2MP), but the Q2 has smaller individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.30μm versus 5.53μm for the D5000). However, the Q2 is a much more recent model (by 9 years and 10 months) than the D5000, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixels. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the Q2 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Leica Q2 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the Q2 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 41.8 x 27.9 inches or 106.3 x 70.9 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 33.5 x 22.3 inches or 85 x 56.7 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 27.9 x 18.6 inches or 70.8 x 47.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Nikon D5000 are 21.4 x 14.2 inches or 54.5 x 36.2 cm for good quality, 17.2 x 11.4 inches or 43.6 x 28.9 cm for very good quality, and 14.3 x 9.5 inches or 36.3 x 24.1 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Leica Q2 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 50 to ISO 50000. The corresponding ISO settings for the Nikon D5000 are ISO 200 to ISO 3200, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 200-6400.

Q2 versus D5000 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. 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 Q2 provides substantially higher image quality than the D5000, with an overall score that is 24 points higher. This advantage is based on 3.7 bits higher color depth, 1 EV in additional dynamic range, and 1.5 stops in additional low light sensitivity. 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.
 
Leica Q2 Full Frame 46.7 8368 55844K/30p26.413.52491 96
2.
 
Nikon D5000 APS-C 12.2 4288 2848720/24p22.712.5868 72
3.
 
Canon R Full Frame 30.1 6720 44804K/30p24.513.52742 89
4.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R Medium Format 51.1 8256 61921080/30p...... ..
5.
 
Hasselblad X1D II Medium Format 51.3 8272 6200none...... ..
6.
 
Leica M10-R Full Frame 40.9 7864 5200none...... ..
7.
 
Leica M10-P Full Frame 23.8 5952 3992none...... ..
8.
 
Leica M10 Full Frame 23.8 5952 3992none24.413.22133 86
9.
 
Leica M Typ 262 Full Frame 23.7 5952 3976none...... ..
10.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.312.72221 85
11.
 
Nikon Z7 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.314.62668 99
12.
 
Nikon D5100 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p23.513.61183 80
13.
 
Nikon D3100 APS-C 14.2 4608 30721080/24p22.511.3919 67
14.
 
Nikon D3000 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.311.1563 62
15.
 
Nikon D60 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.511.4562 65
16.
 
Nikon D90 APS-C 12.2 4288 2848720/24p22.712.5977 73
17.
 
Zeiss ZX1 Full Frame 37.4 7488 49924K/30p...... ..

Many modern cameras cannot only take still pictures, but also record videos. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the Q2 provides a higher video resolution than the D5000. It can shoot video footage at 4K/30p, while the Nikon is limited to 720/24p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the Q2 has an electronic viewfinder (3680k dots), while the D5000 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 Q2 offers a wider field of view (100%) than the one in the D5000 (95%), so that a larger proportion of the captured image is visible in the finder. In addition, the viewfinder of the Q2 has a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.51x), so that the size of the image transmitted appears closer to the size seen with the naked human eye. The following table reports on some other key feature differences and similarities of the Leica Q2, the Nikon D5000, 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.
 
Leica Q23680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 20.0 n Y
2.
 
Nikon D5000optical n 2.7 230 full-flex n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
3.
 
Canon R3690 Y 3.2 2100 swivel Y 1/8000s 8.0 n n
4.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R3690 n 3.2 2360 tilting Y 1/4000s 3.0 n n
5.
 
Hasselblad X1D II3690 n 3.6 2360 fixed Y 1/2000s 2.7 n n
6.
 
Leica M10-Roptical n 3.0 1037 fixed Y 1/4000s 4.5 n n
7.
 
Leica M10-Poptical n 3.0 1037 fixed Y 1/4000s 5.0 n n
8.
 
Leica M10optical n 3.0 1037 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 n n
9.
 
Leica M Typ 262optical n 3.0 921 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 n n
10.
 
Leica Q Typ 1163680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 n Y
11.
 
Nikon Z73690 Y 3.2 2100 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n Y
12.
 
Nikon D5100optical n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 4.0 Y n
13.
 
Nikon D3100optical n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
14.
 
Nikon D3000optical n 3.0 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
15.
 
Nikon D60optical n 2.5 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
16.
 
Nikon D90optical Y 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 4.5 Y n
17.
 
Zeiss ZX16221 n 4.3 2765 fixed Y 1/1000s 3.0 n n

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The Q2 has a touchscreen, while the D5000 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

The D5000 has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the Q2 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, the Q2 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 Q2 and the Nikon D5000 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 Q2 writes its imaging data to SDXC cards, while the D5000 uses SDHC cards. The Q2 supports UHS-II cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 312 MB/s), while the D5000 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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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 Leica Q2 and Nikon D5000 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.
 
Leica Q2Ystereomono----Y-Y
2.
 
Nikon D5000Ymonomono--mini2.0---
3.
 
Canon RYstereomonoYYmini3.1Y-Y
4.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50RYstereomonoYYmicro3.0Y-Y
5.
 
Hasselblad X1D IIYstereomonoYY-3.0Y--
6.
 
Leica M10-RY------Y--
7.
 
Leica M10-PY------Y--
8.
 
Leica M10Y------Y--
9.
 
Leica M Typ 262Y-----2.0---
10.
 
Leica Q Typ 116Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
11.
 
Nikon Z7YstereomonoYYmicro3.1Y-Y
12.
 
Nikon D5100YmonomonoY-mini2.0---
13.
 
Nikon D3100Ymonomono--mini2.0---
14.
 
Nikon D3000Y-----2.0---
15.
 
Nikon D60Y-----2.0---
16.
 
Nikon D90Ymonomono--mini2.0---
17.
 
Zeiss ZX1Ystereomono---3.1YYY

It is notable that the Q2 offers wifi support, while the D5000 does not. Wifi can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location.

The Q2 is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Leica. In contrast, the D5000 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the D5000 was succeeded by the Nikon D5100. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Leica and Nikon websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Is there a clear favorite between the Leica Q2 and the Nikon D5000? Which camera is better? A synthesis of the relative strong points of each of the models is listed below.

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Reasons to prefer the Leica Q2:

  • More detail: Offers more megapixels (46.7 vs 12.2MP) with a 95% higher linear resolution.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Scores substantially higher (24 points) in the DXO overall assessment.
  • Richer colors: Generates images with noticeably better colors (3.7 bits more color depth).
  • More dynamic range: Captures a larger spectrum of light and dark details (1 EV of extra DR).
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Requires less light for good images (1.5 stops ISO advantage).
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (4K/30p vs 720/24p).
  • 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 95%).
  • Larger viewfinder image: Features a viewfinder with a higher magnification (0.76x vs 0.51x).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.7") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1040k vs 230k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Is equipped with a touch-sensitive rear screen to facilitate handling.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (20 vs 4 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • Less disturbing: Has an electronic shutter option for completely silent shooting.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with a built-in lens, while the D5000 requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (130x80mm vs 127x104mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Better sealing: Is weather sealed to enable shooting in dusty or wet environments.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Supports Ultra High Speed (UHS-II) SDXC cards.
  • More prestigious: Has the Leica luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale price.
  • More modern: Reflects 9 years and 10 months of technical progress since the D5000 launch.

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Arguments in favor of the Nikon D5000:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Brighter framing: Features an optical viewfinder for clear, lag-free composition.
  • More flexible LCD: Has a full-flex 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.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • More flexible: Makes it possible to change lenses and thus to use specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (510 versus 370) out of a single battery charge.
  • Easier fill-in: Has a small integrated flash to brighten shadows of backlit subjects.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been around for much longer (launched in April 2009).

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the Q2 is the clear winner of the match-up (24 : 9 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 wedding photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a travel photog, and a person interested in cityscapes has distinct needs from a macro shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

Q2 24:09 D5000

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Leica Q2 and the Nikon D5000 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Prime Lens Compact Camera and Best DSLR 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 says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the Q2 and the D5000 in practical situations. At times, user reviews, such as those published at amazon, address these issues in a useful manner, but such feedback is on many occasions incomplete, inconsistent, and unreliable.

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.
 
Leica Q2....84/1004.5/54/5 Mar 2019 4,995 i
2.
 
Nikon D5000..+ +75/1004/54.5/5 Apr 2009 749 i
3.
 
Canon R4/5o79/1004.5/54/5 Sep 2018 2,299 i
4.
 
Fujifilm GFX 50R5/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2018 4,499 i
5.
 
Hasselblad X1D II......4/54/5 Jun 2019 5,750 i
6.
 
Leica M10-R4.5/5......4/5 Jul 2020 8,295 i
7.
 
Leica M10-P........4/5 Aug 2018 7,995 i
8.
 
Leica M104.5/5....4/54.5/5 Jan 2017 6,595 i
9.
 
Leica M Typ 262.......... Nov 2015 5,195 i
10.
 
Leica Q Typ 1165/5..80/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2015 4,249 i
11.
 
Nikon Z75/5+89/1004.5/55/5 Aug 2018 3,399 i
12.
 
Nikon D51005/5+ +76/1004.5/54.5/5 Apr 2011 749 i
13.
 
Nikon D31005/5+ +72/1004.5/54.5/5 Aug 2010 599 i
14.
 
Nikon D3000..+72/1004/54.5/5 Jul 2009 599 i
15.
 
Nikon D60..80/100+ +4/54.5/5 Jan 2008 629 i
16.
 
Nikon D90..+ ++ +4/54.5/5 Aug 2008 1,299 i
17.
 
Zeiss ZX1.......... Sep 2018 5,999 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, though. The ratings are only valid when referring to cameras in the same category and of the same age. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods 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: Leica Q2 vs Nikon D5000

    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 Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens 28mm f/1.7 Nikon F mount lenses
    Launch Date March 2019 April 2009
    Launch Price USD 4,995 USD 749
    Sensor Specs Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format Full Frame Sensor APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 36.0 x 24.0 mm 23.6 x 15.8 mm
    Sensor Area 864 mm2 372.88 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 43.3 mm 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 1.0x 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 46.7 Megapixels 12.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 8368 x 5584 pixels 4288 x 2848 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 4.30 μm 5.53 μm
    Pixel Density 5.41 MP/cm2 3.28 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 4K/30p Video 720/24p Video
    ISO Setting 50 - 50,000 ISO 200 - 3,200 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 200 - 6,400 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) 96 72
    DXO Color Depth (bits) 26.4 22.7
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) 13.5 12.5
    DXO Low Light (ISO) 2491 868
    Screen Specs Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Optical viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 95%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.76x 0.51x
    Viewfinder Resolution 3680k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 3.0inch 2.7inch
    LCD Resolution 1040k dots 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fully flexible screen
    Touch Input Touchscreen no Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing AidFocus Peakingno Peaking Feature
    Continuous Shooting 20 shutter flaps/s 4 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterup to 1/40000sno E-Shutter
    Time-Lapse PhotographyIntervalometer built-inIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash no On-Board Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards SDHC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support UHS-II no
    Connectivity Specs Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector no USB USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI mini HDMI
    Wifi Support Wifi built-in no Wifi
    Bluetooth Support Bluetooth built-in no Bluetooth
    Body Specs Leica Q2 Nikon D5000
    Environmental SealingWeathersealed bodynot weather sealed
    Battery Type BP-SCL4 EN-EL9a
    Battery Life (CIPA)370 shots per charge510 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 130 x 80 x 92 mm
    (5.1 x 3.1 x 3.6 in)
    127 x 104 x 80 mm
    (5.0 x 4.1 x 3.1 in)
    Camera Weight 718 g (25.3 oz) 590 g (20.8 oz)

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