• 1/2.33 inch 28.2mm2
  • 10.1 megapixels
  • 27.00mm - 486.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 400.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Nikon P80 advantages over Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

  • More telephoto lens reach
    486 mm vs 400 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    78 mm vs 130 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    395g vs 830g
    Lighter weight

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114) advantages over Nikon P80

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    1 inch vs 1/2.33 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.41 vs 1.68 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    4 years vs 10 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • 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 dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 10.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 8 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 1.2 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 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Both provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S8100fd

Nikon P80
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer exposure
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Fujifilm S8100fd
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Sony DSC-H50

Nikon P80
Sony DSC-H50
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Wider angle lens
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Longer stills battery life
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony DSC-H50
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Olympus SP-565UZ

Nikon P80
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Hot shoe
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Olympus SP-565UZ
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Nikon P80
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Thinner
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Nikon P80
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $400
  • 1/2.33 inch
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
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