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Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5

Portability
88
Imaging
71
Features
80
Overall
74
Canon EOS M200 front
 
Leica V-Lux 5 front
Portability
55
Imaging
56
Features
80
Overall
65

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Key Specs

Canon M200
(Full Review)
  • 24MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3" Tilting Screen
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon EF-M Mount
  • 299g - 108 x 67 x 35mm
  • Introduced September 2019
  • Replaced the Canon M100
Leica V-Lux 5
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1" Sensor
  • 3" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 80 - 12500 (Boost to 25000)
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-400mm (F2.8-4) lens
  • 812g - 137 x 97 x 132mm
  • Launched January 2020
  • Earlier Model is Leica V-Lux 4
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Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Overview

Lets look a bit more in depth at the Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5, one being a Entry-Level Mirrorless and the latter is a Large Sensor Superzoom by brands Canon and Leica. The image resolution of the M200 (24MP) and the V-Lux 5 (20MP) is pretty close but the M200 (APS-C) and V-Lux 5 (1") possess different sensor size.

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The M200 was released 3 months before the V-Lux 5 which means that they are both of a similar generation. Each of the cameras come with different body type with the Canon M200 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera and the Leica V-Lux 5 being a SLR-like (bridge) camera.

Before going in to a more detailed comparison, below is a short synopsis of how the M200 matches up vs the V-Lux 5 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall grade.

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Reasons to pick Canon M200 over the Leica V-Lux 5

 M200 V-Lux 5 

Reasons to pick Leica V-Lux 5 over the Canon M200

 V-Lux 5 M200 
Screen typeFully ArticulatedTiltingFully Articulating screen
Screen resolution1240k1040kCrisper screen (+200k dot)

Common features in the Canon M200 and Leica V-Lux 5

 M200 V-Lux 5 
LaunchedSeptember 2019January 2020Same generation
Focus manually Very accurate focusing
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen size
Selfie screen Both are selfie friendly
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Physical Comparison

For those who are going to lug around your camera often, you will need to think about its weight and dimensions. The Canon M200 features outside dimensions of 108mm x 67mm x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") with a weight of 299 grams (0.66 lbs) and the Leica V-Lux 5 has dimensions of 137mm x 97mm x 132mm (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2") accompanied by a weight of 812 grams (1.79 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change dependant on the lens you are using during that time. Below is the front view over all size comparison of the M200 and the V-Lux 5.

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 size comparison

Factoring in size and weight, the portability score of the M200 and V-Lux 5 is 88 and 55 respectively.

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 top view buttons comparison

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Sensor Comparison

In many cases, it is tough to imagine the difference in sensor measurements merely by viewing technical specs. The graphic below should offer you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the M200 and V-Lux 5.

As you can tell, both of these cameras posses different megapixel count and different sensor measurements. The M200 because of its bigger sensor is going to make shooting shallow DOF less difficult and the Canon M200 will result in more detail as a result of its extra 4 Megapixels. Higher resolution will also enable you to crop photographs somewhat more aggressively.

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 sensor size comparison

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon M200 as a Portrait photography camera
Leica V-Lux 5 as a Portrait photography camera
75
manual focus
megapixel count good (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
has face detection focus
delivers RAW files
can't use external flash
73
manual focus
decent sensor resolution (20 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (1")
has face detect focusing
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon M200 Street photography factors
Leica V-Lux 5 Street photography factors
82
has a tilting screen
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
provides touch focus
very good ISO range (25,600)
does not have image stabilization
71
screen articulates
has image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is nice (1")
delivers RAW files
provides touch focus
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon M200
Sports photography with Leica V-Lux 5
75
megapixel count good (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
has tracking autofocus
comes with phase detect auto focus
does not have image stabilization
70
long zoom range (24-400mm 16.7 x zoom)
silent shooting (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (1")
has tracking focus
has no phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Canon M200 as a Travel photography camera
Leica V-Lux 5 as a Travel photography camera
89
supports bluetooth
provides touch focus
megapixel count good (24 megapixels)
built-in flash
screen is selfie friendly
64
has bluetooth
provides touch focus
decent sensor resolution (20 megapixels)
has built in flash
selfie friendly screen
rather wide (24mm)
long zoom (400mm)
does not have Timelapse mode
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon M200 Landscape photography information
Leica V-Lux 5 Landscape photography information
80
manual focus
switch lenses (Canon EF-M mount)
pretty good screen size (3 inch)
megapixel count good (24MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
very good ISO range (25,600)
delivers RAW files
does not have image stabilization
62
manual focus
rather wide (24mm)
screen size is good (3 inches)
has image stabilization (Optical)
decent sensor resolution (20MP)
sensor size is nice (1")
delivers RAW files
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not have Timelapse mode
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon M200 Vlogging advice
Leica V-Lux 5 Vlogging advice
76
screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen enabled
has face detection focus
good video quality (3840 x 2160 pxls)
does not have image stabilization
doesn't have external mic port
68
rather wide (24mm)
selfie friendly screen
screen is touchscreen
has image stabilization (Optical)
has face detect focusing
good video quality (3840 x 2160 resolution)
does have microphone support
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Canon M200 vs Leica V-Lux 5 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon M200 and Leica V-Lux 5
 Canon EOS M200Leica V-Lux 5
General Information
Manufacturer Canon Leica
Model Canon EOS M200 Leica V-Lux 5
Category Entry-Level Mirrorless Large Sensor Superzoom
Introduced 2019-09-25 2020-01-17
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor Information
Processor DIGIC 8 -
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C 1"
Sensor measurements 22.3 x 14.9mm 13.2 x 8.8mm
Sensor surface area 332.3mm² 116.2mm²
Sensor resolution 24MP 20MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution 6000 x 4000 5472 x 3648
Max native ISO 25600 12500
Max enhanced ISO - 25000
Min native ISO 100 80
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
AF multi area
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Number of focus points 143 49
Lens
Lens mounting type Canon EF-M fixed lens
Lens focal range - 24-400mm (16.7x)
Highest aperture - f/2.8-4
Macro focus range - 3cm
Available lenses 23 -
Focal length multiplier 1.6 2.7
Screen
Type of screen Tilting Fully Articulated
Screen sizing 3" 3"
Resolution of screen 1,040k dots 1,240k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch display
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,360k dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100 percent
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30s 60s
Fastest shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Fastest silent shutter speed - 1/16000s
Continuous shutter rate 6.1 frames per second 12.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range 5.00 m (at ISO 100) 13.50 m (with Auto ISO)
Flash modes - Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, auto w/slow sync and redeye reduction, on, off
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC3840 x 2160 @ 24p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 28 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 20 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Max video resolution 3840x2160 3840x2160
Video file format MPEG-4, H.264 MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB SB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) Yes
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 299 gr (0.66 pounds) 812 gr (1.79 pounds)
Dimensions 108 x 67 x 35mm (4.3" x 2.6" x 1.4") 137 x 97 x 132mm (5.4" x 3.8" x 5.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 315 shots 360 shots
Battery style Battery Pack Built-in
Battery model LP-E12 -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom) Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible) SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at release $549 $1,550