• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Nikon 360 advantages over Leica CL

  • Less expensive
    $497* vs $3795
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 24.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Leica CL advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1/2.3 inch
    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
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 1.19 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Thinner
    45 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    7 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    30 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/8000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-4

Nikon 360
Olympus TG-4
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • NFC
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
Leica CL
Olympus TG-4
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $379
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof

Compared to Canon G9X

Nikon 360
Canon G9X
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $399
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Leica CL
Canon G9X
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $399
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro2

Nikon 360
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Leica CL
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Canon G9X Mark II

Nikon 360
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $399
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Leica CL
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $399
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Leica TL2

Nikon 360
Leica TL2
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $2097
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
Leica CL
Leica TL2
  • $2795
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $2097
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
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