• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 14.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Nikon S1200pj advantages over Leica M10

  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    22 mm vs 38 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    186g vs 660g
    Lighter weight

Leica M10 advantages over Nikon S1200pj

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    35mm 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
    ~ 6.05 vs 1.43 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    2 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    1037k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 14.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    125 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/1500 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Olympus TG-610

Nikon S1200pj
Olympus TG-610
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • HDMI out
Leica M10
Olympus TG-610
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $223
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Nikon AW100

Nikon S1200pj
Nikon AW100
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Leica M10
Nikon AW100
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $350
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm XP50

Nikon S1200pj
Fujifilm XP50
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More dots on screen
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Leica M10
Fujifilm XP50
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $238
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Leica M (Typ 262)

Nikon S1200pj
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica M10
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Nikon S1200pj
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $430
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica M10
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $7072
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
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