• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 400.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 600.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114) advantages over Canon G3X

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 7.3 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25000 vs 12800 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon G3X advantages over Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

  • Less expensive
    $799 vs $1195
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • More telephoto lens reach
    600 mm vs 400 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Higher-res screen
    540k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Good overall optical performance from the 24-600mm eq. lens; Very good image quality and high ISO performance for this class, especially with RAW; Lots of external controls; Comfortable grip; Shoots 1080/60p video; Includes both mic and headphone jack, Focus peaking for video; Clean HDMI.

  • No built-in EVF; Mediocre AF speeds; Sluggish burst rate with RAW/RAW+JPG and with servo AF; Below average battery life; No 4K video unlike competitors.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $540
  • 1/2 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon G3X
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $540
  • 1/2 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony RX10

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony RX10
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Integrated ND filter
Canon G3X
Sony RX10
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon G3X
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $755
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony RX10 II

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony RX10 II
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Integrated ND filter
Canon G3X
Sony RX10 II
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $1098
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Canon G3X
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $799
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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