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Leica V-LUX 1 vs Panasonic G6

The Leica V-LUX 1 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 are two digital cameras that were officially introduced, respectively, in September 2006 and April 2013. The V-LUX 1 is a fixed lens compact, while the G6 is a mirrorless interchangeable lens camera. The cameras are based on a 1/1.8-inch (V-LUX 1) and a Four Thirds (G6) sensor. The Leica has a resolution of 10 megapixels, whereas the Panasonic provides 15.9 MP.

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

Headline Specifications
Leica V-LUX 1 versus Panasonic G6
Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
35-420mm f/2.8-3.7 Micro Four Thirds lenses
10 MP, 1/1.8" Sensor 15.9 MP, Four Thirds Sensor
480/30p Video 1080/60p Video
ISO 100-1,600 (100 - 3,200) ISO 160-12,800 (160 - 25,600)
Electronic viewfinder (235k dots) Electronic viewfinder (1440k dots)
2.0 LCD, 207k dots 3.0 LCD, 1036k dots
Swivel screen (not touch-sensitive) Swivel touchscreen
2 shutter flaps per second 7 shutter flaps per second
360 shots per battery charge340 shots per battery charge
141 x 86 x 142 mm, 734 g 122 x 85 x 71 mm, 390 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Leica V-LUX 1 and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6? 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

The physical size and weight of the Leica V-LUX 1 and the Panasonic G6 are illustrated in the side-by-side display below. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The G6 can be obtained in three different colors (black, silver, white), while the V-LUX 1 is only available in black.

Size Leica V-LUX 1 vs Panasonic G6
Compare V-LUX 1 versus G6 top
Comparison V-LUX 1 or G6 rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Panasonic G6 is notably smaller (14 percent) than the Leica V-LUX 1. In this context, it is worth noting that neither the V-LUX 1 nor the G6 are weather-sealed.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the V-LUX 1 has a lens built in, whereas the G6 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 G6 and their specifications in the Micro Four Thirds Lens Catalog.

The adjacent table lists the principal physical characteristics of the two cameras alongside a wider set of alternatives. In case you want to display and compare another camera duo, you can use the CAM-parator app to select your camera combination among a large number of options.

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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 V-LUX 1 141 mm 86 mm 142 mm 734 g 360 n Sep 2006 849 i
2.
 
Panasonic G6 122 mm 85 mm 71 mm 390 g 340 n Apr 2013 599 i
3.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 130 mm 80 mm 93 mm 640 g 300 n Jun 2015 4,249 i
4.
 
Leica X Vario 133 mm 73 mm 95 mm 680 g 450 n Jun 2013 2,850 i
5.
 
Leica D-LUX 6 111 mm 68 mm 46 mm 298 g 330 n Sep 2012 699 i
6.
 
Leica V-LUX 4 125 mm 87 mm 110 mm 588 g 540 n Sep 2012 949 i
7.
 
Leica V-LUX 3 124 mm 81 mm 95 mm 540 g 410 n Dec 2011 949 i
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5 110 mm 65 mm 43 mm 271 g 400 n Sep 2010 699 i
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2 124 mm 80 mm 95 mm 520 g 410 n Sep 2010 849 i
10.
 
Leica X1 124 mm 60 mm 32 mm 306 g 260 n Sep 2009 1,995 i
11.
 
Nikon D80 132 mm 103 mm 77 mm 668 g 600 n Aug 2006 999 i
12.
 
Panasonic G7 125 mm 86 mm 77 mm 410 g 350 n May 2015 649 i
13.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 137 mm 99 mm 131 mm 831 g 360 n Jun 2014 899 i
14.
 
Panasonic GF6 111 mm 65 mm 38 mm 323 g 340 n Apr 2013 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GX7 123 mm 71 mm 55 mm 402 g 350 n Aug 2013 999 i
16.
 
Panasonic G5 120 mm 83 mm 71 mm 396 g 320 n Jul 2012 599 i
17.
 
Panasonic G3 115 mm 84 mm 47 mm 336 g 270 n May 2011 599 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 retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. 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. Furthermore, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more possibilities to use shallow depth-of-field in order to isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors are more costly to manufacture and tend to lead to bigger and heavier cameras and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Leica V-LUX 1 features a 1/1.8-inch sensor and the Panasonic G6 a Four Thirds sensor. The sensor area in the G6 is 492 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 4.8 and 2.0. Both cameras feature a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 4:3.

Technology-wise, both cameras are equipped with CMOS (Complementary Metal–Oxide–Semiconductor) sensors.

Leica V-LUX 1 and Panasonic G6 sensor measures

With 15.9MP, the G6 offers a higher resolution than the V-LUX 1 (10MP), but the G6 nevertheless has larger individual pixels (pixel pitch of 3.76μm versus 1.95μm for the V-LUX 1) due to its larger sensor. Moreover, the G6 is a much more recent model (by 6 years and 7 months) than the V-LUX 1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that further enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the V-LUX 1 has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Panasonic G6 implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the G6 for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 23 x 17.3 inches or 58.5 x 43.9 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 18.4 x 13.8 inches or 46.8 x 35.1 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 15.4 x 11.5 inches or 39 x 29.3 cm. The corresponding values for the Leica V-LUX 1 are 18.2 x 13.7 inches or 46.3 x 34.7 cm for good quality, 14.6 x 10.9 inches or 37.1 x 27.8 cm for very good quality, and 12.2 x 9.1 inches or 30.9 x 23.2 cm for excellent quality prints.

The Leica V-LUX 1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 1600, which can be extended to ISO 100-3200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 are ISO 160 to ISO 12800, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 160-25600.

V-LUX 1 versus G6 MP

Since 2007, DXO Mark has published sensor performance measurements that have been derived using a consistent methodology. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The adjacent table reports on the physical sensor characteristics and the outcomes of the DXO sensor quality tests for a sample of comparator-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 V-LUX 1 1/1.8 10.0 3648 2736480/30p...... ..
2.
 
Panasonic G6 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p21.311.5639 61
3.
 
Leica Q Typ 116 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p24.312.72221 85
4.
 
Leica X Vario APS-C 16.1 4928 32721080/30p23.412.71320 78
5.
 
Leica D-LUX 6 1/1.7 10.0 3648 27361080/60p...... ..
6.
 
Leica V-LUX 4 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/60p...... ..
7.
 
Leica V-LUX 3 1/2.3 12.0 4000 30001080/60p...... ..
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5 1/1.7 10.0 3648 2736720/60p...... ..
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2 1/2.3 14.0 4320 32401080/60i...... ..
10.
 
Leica X1 APS-C 12.2 4272 2856none...... ..
11.
 
Nikon D80 APS-C 10.0 3872 2592none22.111.2524 61
12.
 
Panasonic G7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34484K/30p...... ..
13.
 
Panasonic FZ1000 1-inch 20.0 5472 36484K/30p22.111.7517 64
14.
 
Panasonic GF6 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i20.710.6622 54
15.
 
Panasonic GX7 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60p22.612.2718 70
16.
 
Panasonic G5 Four Thirds 15.9 4608 34561080/60p...... ..
17.
 
Panasonic G3 Four Thirds 15.8 4592 34481080/60i21.010.6667 56

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. Both cameras under consideration have a sensor with sufficiently fast read-out times for moving pictures, but the G6 provides a better video resolution than the V-LUX 1. It can shoot movie footage at 1080/60p, while the Leica is limited to 480/30p.

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Feature comparison

Beyond body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. The two cameras under review are similar with respect to both having an electronic viewfinder. However, the one in the G6 offers a substantially higher resolution than the one in the V-LUX 1 (1440k vs 235k dots). The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Leica V-LUX 1 and Panasonic G6 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.
 
Leica V-LUX 1235 n 2.0 207 swivel n 1/2000s 2.0 Y Y
2.
 
Panasonic G61440 n 3.0 1036 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
3.
 
Leica Q Typ 1163680 n 3.0 1040 fixed Y 1/2000s 10.0 n Y
4.
 
Leica X Variooptional n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n
5.
 
Leica D-LUX 6optional n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y
6.
 
Leica V-LUX 41312 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
7.
 
Leica V-LUX 3202 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/2000s 12.0 Y Y
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y Y
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2202 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/2000s 11.0 Y Y
10.
 
Leica X1none n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/2000s 3.0 Y n
11.
 
Nikon D80optical n 2.5 230 fixed n 1/4000s 3.0 Y n
12.
 
Panasonic G72360 n 3.0 1040 swivel Y 1/4000s 7.0 Y n
13.
 
Panasonic FZ10002359 n 3.0 921 swivel n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
14.
 
Panasonic GF6none n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/4000s 4.2 Y n
15.
 
Panasonic GX72760 n 3.0 1040 tilting Y 1/8000s 5.0 Y Y
16.
 
Panasonic G51440 n 3.0 920 swivel Y 1/4000s 6.0 Y n
17.
 
Panasonic G31440 n 3.0 460 swivel Y 1/4000s 4.0 Y n

One differentiating feature between the two cameras concerns the touch sensitivity of the rear screen. The G6 has a touchscreen, while the V-LUX 1 has a conventional panel. Touch control can be particularly helpful, for example, for setting the focus point.

Both cameras have an articulated rear screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This feature will be particularly appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies.

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 G6 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 Panasonic G6 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 V-LUX 1 writes its imaging data to SDHC cards, while the G6 uses SDXC cards. The G6 supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the V-LUX 1 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 V-LUX 1 and Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6 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 V-LUX 1Ymonomono---2.0---
2.
 
Panasonic G6YstereomonoY-mini2.0YY-
3.
 
Leica Q Typ 116Ystereomono--micro2.0YY-
4.
 
Leica X VarioYstereomono--mini2.0---
5.
 
Leica D-LUX 6Ystereomono--mini2.0---
6.
 
Leica V-LUX 4YstereomonoY-mini2.0---
7.
 
Leica V-LUX 3Ystereo---mini2.0---
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5Ymonomono--mini2.0---
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Leica X1Y----mini2.0---
11.
 
Nikon D80Y-----2.0---
12.
 
Panasonic G7YstereomonoY-micro2.0Y--
13.
 
Panasonic FZ1000YstereomonoY-micro2.0YY-
14.
 
Panasonic GF6-stereomono--mini2.0YY-
15.
 
Panasonic GX7Ystereomono--mini2.0YY-
16.
 
Panasonic G5Ystereomono--mini2.0---
17.
 
Panasonic G3Ystereomono--mini2.0---

It is notable that the G6 offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the V-LUX 1 does not provide wifi capability.

Both the V-LUX 1 and the G6 have been discontinued, but can regularly be found used on eBay. The V-LUX 1 was replaced by the Leica V-LUX 2, while the G6 was followed by the Panasonic G7. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Leica and Panasonic websites.

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Review summary

So how do things add up? Which of the two cameras – the Leica V-LUX 1 or the Panasonic G6 – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Advantages of the Leica V-LUX 1:

  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Ready to shoot: Has a lens built-in, whereas the G6 requires a separate lens.
  • Sharper images: Has hand-shake reducing image stabilization built-in.
  • More prestigious: Has the Leica luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale price.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2006).

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Arguments in favor of the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G6:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (15.9 vs 10MP), which boosts linear resolution by 26%.
  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Better video: Provides higher definition movie capture (1080/60p vs 480/30p).
  • Better sound: Can connect to an external microphone for higher quality sound recording.
  • More detailed viewfinder: Has higher resolution electronic viewfinder (1440k vs 235k dots).
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.0") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1036k vs 207k dots).
  • Fewer buttons to press: Has a touchscreen to facilitate handling and shooting adjustments.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/4000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (7 vs 2 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.
  • More flexible: Takes interchangeable lenses and can thus be used with specialty optics.
  • More compact: Is smaller (122x85mm vs 141x86mm) and will fit more readily into a bag.
  • 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.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 6 years and 7 months of technical progress since the V-LUX 1 launch.

If the count of individual advantages (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the G6 is the clear winner of the contest (22 : 5 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 sports photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a street photog, and a person interested in family portraits has distinct needs from a landscape shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

V-LUX 1 05:22 G6

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Leica V-LUX 1 and the Panasonic G6 place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Superzoom Camera and Best Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of the spec-sheets of cameras can offer a general idea of their imaging potential, it remains incomplete and does no justice, for example, to the way the V-LUX 1 or the G6 perform in practice. 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 V-LUX 1.......... Sep 2006 849 i
2.
 
Panasonic G64/5+ +..5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 599 i
3.
 
Leica Q Typ 1165/5..80/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2015 4,249 i
4.
 
Leica X Vario3/5....4/54/5 Jun 2013 2,850 i
5.
 
Leica D-LUX 6......4/54/5 Sep 2012 699 i
6.
 
Leica V-LUX 4.......... Sep 2012 949 i
7.
 
Leica V-LUX 3.......... Dec 2011 949 i
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5......4.5/54/5 Sep 2010 699 i
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2.......... Sep 2010 849 i
10.
 
Leica X13/5..+..4/5 Sep 2009 1,995 i
11.
 
Nikon D80..++ +o4.5/5 Aug 2006 999 i
12.
 
Panasonic G74/5+ +80/1005/54.5/5 May 2015 649 i
13.
 
Panasonic FZ10004/5+ +82/1004.5/54.5/5 Jun 2014 899 i
14.
 
Panasonic GF6..+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Apr 2013 499 i
15.
 
Panasonic GX74/5+79/1005/55/5 Aug 2013 999 i
16.
 
Panasonic G53/5+ +..4.5/54.5/5 Jul 2012 599 i
17.
 
Panasonic G33/5+ +75/1004.5/55/5 May 2011 599 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

Care should be taken when interpreting the review scores above, 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, kindly note that some of the listed sites have over time developped their review approaches and their reporting style.

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    Specifications: Leica V-LUX 1 vs Panasonic G6

    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 V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Mirrorless system camera
    Camera Lens 35-420mm f/2.8-3.7 Micro Four Thirds lenses
    Launch Date September 2006 April 2013
    Launch Price USD 849 USD 599
    Sensor Specs Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    Sensor Technology CMOS CMOS
    Sensor Format 1/1.8" Sensor Four Thirds Sensor
    Sensor Size 7.14 x 5.36 mm 17.3 x 13.0 mm
    Sensor Area 38.2704 mm2 224.9 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 8.9 mm 21.6 mm
    Crop Factor 4.8x 2.0x
    Sensor Resolution 10 Megapixels 15.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 3648 x 2736 pixels 4608 x 3456 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.95 μm 3.76 μm
    Pixel Density 26.08 MP/cm2 7.08 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability 480/30p Video 1080/60p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 1,600 ISO 160 - 12,800 ISO
    ISO Boost 100 - 3,200 ISO 160 - 25,600 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 61
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 21.3
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 11.5
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 639
    Screen Specs Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    Viewfinder Type Electronic viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100% 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.70x
    Viewfinder Resolution 235k dots 1440k dots
    LCD Framing Live View Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.0inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 207k dots 1036k dots
    LCD Attachment Swivel screen Swivel screen
    Touch Input no Touchscreen Touchscreen
    Shooting Specs Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/4000s
    Continuous Shooting 2 shutter flaps/s 7 shutter flaps/s
    Electronic Shutterno E-Shutterup to 1/4000s
    Time-Lapse Photographyno IntervalometerIntervalometer built-in
    Fill Flash Build-in Flash Build-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDHC cards SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Single card slot
    UHS card support no UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI mini HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Body Specs Leica V-LUX 1 Panasonic G6
    Battery Type BP-DC5 DMW-BLC12
    Battery Life (CIPA)360 shots per charge340 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 141 x 86 x 142 mm
    (5.6 x 3.4 x 5.6 in)
    122 x 85 x 71 mm
    (4.8 x 3.3 x 2.8 in)
    Camera Weight 734 g (25.9 oz) 390 g (13.8 oz)

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