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Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701

Portability
64
Imaging
75
Features
93
Overall
82
Canon EOS R7 front
 
Leica T Typ 701 front
Portability
85
Imaging
59
Features
56
Overall
57

Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Key Specs

Canon R7
(Full Review)
  • 33MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Display
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Bump to 51200)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 1/8000s Max Shutter
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Canon RF Mount
  • 612g - 132 x 90 x 92mm
  • Released May 2022
Leica T Type 701
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 125 - 12500
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 384g - 134 x 69 x 33mm
  • Introduced April 2014
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Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Overview

Following is a comprehensive overview of the Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701, both Advanced Mirrorless digital cameras by brands Canon and Leica. There exists a sizable gap between the sensor resolutions of the R7 (33MP) and T Type 701 (16MP) but they feature the exact same sensor dimensions (APS-C).

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The R7 was introduced 8 years after the T Type 701 which is quite a significant difference as far as technology is concerned. Both cameras come with different body type with the Canon R7 being a SLR-style mirrorless camera and the Leica T Type 701 being a Rangefinder-style mirrorless camera.

Before we go through a step-by-step comparison, below is a short introduction of how the R7 matches up vs the T Type 701 in regards to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon R7 over the Leica T Type 701

 R7 T Type 701 
IntroducedMay 2022April 2014More modern by 99 months
Display typeFully ArticulatedFixed Fully Articulating display
Display resolution1620k1300kCrisper display (+320k dot)
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Reasons to pick Leica T Type 701 over the Canon R7

 T Type 701 R7 
Display dimension3.7"3.00"Larger display (+0.7")

Common features in the Canon R7 and Leica T Type 701

 R7 T Type 701 
Manually focus More precise focus
Touch display Easily navigate

Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Physical Comparison

If you are looking to carry around your camera regularly, you are going to need to take into account its weight and volume. The Canon R7 has got exterior dimensions of 132mm x 90mm x 92mm (5.2" x 3.5" x 3.6") along with a weight of 612 grams (1.35 lbs) while the Leica T Type 701 has sizing of 134mm x 69mm x 33mm (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3") with a weight of 384 grams (0.85 lbs).

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Keep in mind, the weight of an ILC will differ based on the lens you are working with at that time. Following is the front view size comparison of the R7 vs the T Type 701.

Canon R7 vs Leica T  Type 701 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the R7 and T Type 701 is 64 and 85 respectively.

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Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Sensor Comparison

Sometimes, it can be difficult to picture the gap between sensor sizes merely by reading through specifications. The picture below might provide you a much better sense of the sensor sizes in the R7 and T Type 701.

Plainly, each of the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements but different resolution. You can expect to see the Canon R7 to give extra detail using its extra 17 Megapixels. Greater resolution will also help you crop pics somewhat more aggressively. The more recent R7 provides an edge with regard to sensor technology.

Canon R7 vs Leica T  Type 701 sensor size comparison

Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon R7 vs Leica T  Type 701 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Portrait photography with Canon R7
Portrait photography with Leica T Type 701
85
you can focus manually
great MP (33 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detection autofocus
supports RAW formats
75
manual focus
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
features face detection focus
delivers RAW files
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Street Comparison

Street photography with Canon R7
Street photography with Leica T Type 701
74
screen can move to multiple angles
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
offers touch focus
weather proofing
good ISO range (32,000)
more heavy than competition in class (612 grams)
70
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
supports focus by touch
screen does not articulate
does not have image stabilization
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon R7
Sports photography with Leica T Type 701
87
great max shutter speed (1/8,000s)
silent shutter (1/16,000s)
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great MP (33MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
includes tracking autofocus
weather proofing
good battery pack (660 CIPA)
sensor has phase detect autofocus
54
resolution is good (16MP)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
features tracking autofocus
very slow continuous shooting (5.0 fps)
does not have image stabilization
lack of phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Canon R7 Travel photography features
Leica T Type 701 Travel photography features
74
good battery pack (660 per charge)
weather proofing
connects via bluetooth
offers touch focus
great MP (33 megapixels)
display is selfie friendly
more heavy than competition in class (612g)
69
supports focus by touch
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
built-in flash
lack of Time Lapse function
does not contain selfie friendly display
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Landscape Comparison

Canon R7 Landscape photography features
Leica T Type 701 Landscape photography features
86
you can focus manually
swap lenses (Canon RF mount)
pretty good screen size (3.00")
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
great MP (33MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
good ISO range (32,000)
supports RAW formats
weather proofing
good battery pack (660 CIPA)
has dual storage slots
69
manual focus
interchangeable lenses (Leica L mount)
lovely big screen (3.7")
resolution is good (16 megapixels)
sensor size is nice (APS-C)
delivers RAW files
does not have image stabilization
lack of Time Lapse function
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon R7 Vlogging info
Leica T Type 701 Vlogging info
74
display is selfie friendly
built-in touchscreen
has image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
includes face detection autofocus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pixels)
includes external microphone jack
more heavy than competition in class (612 grams)
32
has touchscreen
features face detection focus
video res high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
does not contain selfie friendly display
does not have image stabilization
lack of external mic jack
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Canon R7 vs Leica T Type 701 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon R7 and Leica T Type 701
 Canon EOS R7Leica T Typ 701
General Information
Company Canon Leica
Model Canon EOS R7 Leica T Typ 701
Class Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Released 2022-05-24 2014-04-24
Body design SLR-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor dimensions 22.2 x 14.8mm 23.6 x 15.7mm
Sensor surface area 328.6mm² 370.5mm²
Sensor resolution 33MP 16MP
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 3:2
Peak resolution 6960 x 4640 4944 x 3278
Highest native ISO 32000 12500
Highest enhanced ISO 51200 -
Minimum native ISO 100 125
RAW format
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
AF center weighted
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Number of focus points 651 -
Lens
Lens mount Canon RF Leica L
Number of lenses 35 4
Crop factor 1.6 1.5
Screen
Display type Fully Articulated Fixed Type
Display diagonal 3.00" 3.7"
Resolution of display 1,620k dot 1,300k dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder Electronic Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dot 2,360k dot
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.72x 0.7x
Features
Minimum shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Fastest shutter speed 1/8000 secs 1/4000 secs
Fastest quiet shutter speed 1/16000 secs -
Continuous shutter speed 15.0 frames/s 5.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash range no built-in flash 4.50 m (at ISO 100)
Flash settings no built-in flash Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Fastest flash sync 1/250 secs -
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Video resolutions 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 85 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 85 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 340 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 170 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 180 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 100 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 90 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 50 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 45 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 45 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 28 Mbps, MOV, H.265, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 230 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 120 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 70 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 60 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 30 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 12 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
Highest video resolution 3840x2160 1920x1080
Video format MPEG-4, H.264, H.265 MPEG-4
Mic input
Headphone input
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB Yes USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None Optional
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 612 grams (1.35 lb) 384 grams (0.85 lb)
Dimensions 132 x 90 x 92mm (5.2" x 3.5" x 3.6") 134 x 69 x 33mm (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested 75
DXO Color Depth score not tested 23.0
DXO Dynamic range score not tested 12.7
DXO Low light score not tested 1082
Other
Battery life 660 images 400 images
Type of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery model LP-E6NH BP-DC13
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse recording
Type of storage Double UHS-II SD card slot SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage slots 2 1
Price at release $1,499 $1,603