Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R II Compare

Here you can find digital cameras comparison. Pick up with the best rating.

Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R II - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Sony RX1R II Specs

D-Lux 7

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0″) Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118 x 66 x 64mm³ (4.6″ x 2.6″ x 2.5″)
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7


  • Introduced in October 2015
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 42 megapixel
  • 5 frames/second
  • 100 – 25600 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0″) Monitor, articulated
  • Zoom 35-25mm (1x), f2.0-22.0
  • WiFi built-in
  • 113 x 65.4 x 72mm³ (4.4″ x 2.6″ x 2.8″)
  • 507g (16.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for RX1R II

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R II Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Advantage: Sony RX1R II

D-Lux 7 vs RX1R II: Viewfinder

D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it’s resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

RX1R II has an electronic viewfinder with resolution 2.36 megapixel, it’s magnification is 0.74x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

D-Lux 7 (0.70x)

RX1R II (0.74x)

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras.

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony RX1R II Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7


Higher speed (4, frames/second)

11 5
Better viewfinder (4, Megapixel)

2.76 2.36
Image stabilizer (3)

Touch screen (2)

Better Video (2)

3840 x 2160 1920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)

403 220
Weighs less (2)

(12.7 oz.)
(16.4 oz.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are that the camera is faster, the better viewfinder and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the rather comfortable touch screen, the superior video recording and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the RX1R II: the lower weight than the RX1R II.

The D-Lux 7 scores 20 points.

Otherwise why to choose Sony RX1R II

D-Lux 7


Larger sensor (5)

Four Thirds Full frame
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)

17.00 42.40
Auto Focus points (4)

49 399
Articulated monitor (2)

External microphone (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the RX1R II are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the faster and more accurate auto focus. Additional pros for the Sony are the articulated display and the connector for an external microphone.

Yields 18 points for the RX1R II.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7



100 – 25600 ISO 100 – 25600 ISO
Sensor resolution (MP)

1.20 1.20
Similar size

498cm³ 532cm³

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Sony RX1R II Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and RX1R II

Top view of cameras

Total scores

Here’s the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Sony RX1R II


We advise to choose the newest model: Leica D-Lux 7.

0 0 votes
Article Rating
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments