• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 47.3 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 50,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 41.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Leica SL2 advantages over Leica M10-R

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    No vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • High resolution composite
    Yes vs No
    Combine multiple shots to form a super hi-res version
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    2100k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    47.3 vs 41.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/40000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Leica M10-R advantages over Leica SL2

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.58 vs 4.30 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Lighter weight
    660g vs 928g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    960 vs 60 sec
    Long exposures for night shots

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Leica SL2
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $5993
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
Leica M10-R
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive

Compared to Leica M10

Leica SL2
Leica M10
  • $5993
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $7576
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Lighter weight
Leica M10-R
Leica M10
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Touchscreen
  • Newer
  • $7576
  • 35mm

Compared to Nikon Z7

Leica SL2
Nikon Z7
  • $5993
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
  • $2597
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Leica M10-R
Nikon Z7
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $2597
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video

Compared to Sony A7R IV

Leica SL2
Sony A7R IV
  • $5993
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Top deck display
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Leica M10-R
Sony A7R IV
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $3498
  • 35mm
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon R5

Leica SL2
Canon R5
  • $5993
  • 35mm
  • Slower slow-motion
  • High resolution composite
  • $3899
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Leica M10-R
Canon R5
  • $8295
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $3899
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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