• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 47.3 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica TL2 advantages over Leica Q2

  • Less expensive
    $2189 vs $4995
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 91 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    399g vs 718g
    Lighter weight

Leica Q2 advantages over Leica TL2

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 370 vs 250 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/500 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    Brand new vs 20 months old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    47.3 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    120 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Leica Q

Leica TL2
Leica Q
  • $2193
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $3995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica Q2
Leica Q
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $3995
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX1R II

Leica TL2
Sony RX1R II
  • $2193
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica Q2
Sony RX1R II
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $3298
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Sony A6500

Leica TL2
Sony A6500
  • $2193
  • APS-C
  • Thinner
  • Newer
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica Q2
Sony A6500
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $1098
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Leica TL

Leica TL2
Leica TL
  • $2193
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1212
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Leica Q2
Leica TL
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1212
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash

Compared to Leica CL

Leica TL2
Leica CL
  • $2193
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica Q2
Leica CL
  • $4995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Top deck display
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