Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7

Portability
80
Imaging
47
Features
33
Overall
41
Canon PowerShot SX410 IS front
 
Leica D-Lux 7 front
Portability
81
Imaging
59
Features
75
Overall
65

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Key Specs

Canon SX410 IS
(Full Review)
  • 20MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 24-960mm (F3.5-5.6) lens
  • 325g - 104 x 69 x 85mm
  • Announced February 2015
Leica D-Lux 7
(Full Review)
  • 17MP - Four Thirds Sensor
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 200 - 25600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • 24-75mm (F1.7-2.8) lens
  • 403g - 118 x 66 x 64mm
  • Released November 2018
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Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Overview

Lets examine more in depth at the Canon SX410 IS versus Leica D-Lux 7, one being a Small Sensor Superzoom and the latter is a Large Sensor Compact by competitors Canon and Leica. The image resolution of the SX410 IS (20MP) and the D-Lux 7 (17MP) is pretty comparable but the SX410 IS (1/2.3") and D-Lux 7 (Four Thirds) use different sensor measurements.

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The SX410 IS was revealed 4 years earlier than the D-Lux 7 and that is a fairly large gap as far as camera technology is concerned. The two cameras come with different body type with the Canon SX410 IS being a Compact camera and the Leica D-Lux 7 being a Large Sensor Compact camera.

Before going in to a comprehensive comparison, below is a concise summary of how the SX410 IS scores against the D-Lux 7 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Canon SX410 IS over the Leica D-Lux 7

 SX410 IS D-Lux 7 

Reasons to pick Leica D-Lux 7 over the Canon SX410 IS

 D-Lux 7 SX410 IS 
ReleasedNovember 2018February 2015Fresher by 46 months
Screen resolution1240k230kSharper screen (+1010k dot)
Touch friendly screen Quickly navigate

Common features in the Canon SX410 IS and Leica D-Lux 7

 SX410 IS D-Lux 7 
Focus manually More exact focus
Screen typeFixed Fixed Fixed screen
Screen dimension3"3"Identical screen measurements
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Physical Comparison

For those who are intending to carry your camera, you need to think about its weight and measurements. The Canon SX410 IS has physical measurements of 104mm x 69mm x 85mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.3") and a weight of 325 grams (0.72 lbs) whilst the Leica D-Lux 7 has proportions of 118mm x 66mm x 64mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5") accompanied by a weight of 403 grams (0.89 lbs).

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Do not forget, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary dependant on the lens you are using during that time. Underneath is the front view physical size comparison of the SX410 IS compared to the D-Lux 7.

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 size comparison

Using dimensions and weight, the portability rating of the SX410 IS and D-Lux 7 is 80 and 81 respectively.

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 top view buttons comparison

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Sensor Comparison

Typically, it's tough to visualize the contrast in sensor sizing merely by going through specs. The graphic underneath will give you a much better sense of the sensor measurements in the SX410 IS and D-Lux 7.

All in all, both the cameras have got different megapixel count and different sensor sizing. The SX410 IS using its smaller sensor is going to make achieving shallow DOF trickier and the Canon SX410 IS will provide greater detail because of its extra 3 Megapixels. Higher resolution will allow you to crop shots much more aggressively. The older SX410 IS will be disadvantaged with regard to sensor tech.

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 sensor size comparison

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon SX410 IS as a Portrait photography camera
Leica D-Lux 7 as a Portrait photography camera
48
focusing manually
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
includes face detection focusing
no external flash support
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
75
manual focus
decent megapixels (17 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (Four Thirds)
includes face detection focusing
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Street photography highlights
Leica D-Lux 7 Street photography highlights
53
built in image stabilization (Optical)
screen is fixed
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
77
image stabilization (Optical)
sensor size is decent (Four Thirds)
supports RAW formats
includes touch to focus
above average high ISO (25,600)
screen is fixed
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Sports Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Sports photography details
Leica D-Lux 7 Sports photography details
42
amazing zoom range (24-960mm 40.0 x zoom)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
continuous shooting slow (0.5 fps)
no shutter priority mode
sensor is small (1/2.3")
not so great battery life (185 CIPA)
lack of phase detect AF
72
silent shooting (1/16,000 seconds)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (17MP)
sensor size is decent (Four Thirds)
includes tracking autofocus
better than average battery pack (340 per charge)
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon SX410 IS
Travel photography with Leica D-Lux 7
61
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (24mm)
great reach (960mm)
does not have Time Lapse mode
not so great battery life (185 per charge)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
78
better than average battery pack (340 CIPA)
connects via bluetooth
includes touch to focus
decent megapixels (17 megapixels)
reasonably wide (24mm)
fast maximum aperture (f1.7)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Canon SX410 IS Landscape photography info
Leica D-Lux 7 Landscape photography info
49
focusing manually
rather wide (24mm)
screen size is decent (3 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
sensor resolution is decent (20 megapixels)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format
not so great battery life (185 shots)
does not have Time Lapse mode
77
manual focus
reasonably wide (24mm)
fast maximum aperture (f1.7)
screen size is good (3 inch)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent megapixels (17 megapixels)
sensor size is decent (Four Thirds)
above average high ISO (25,600)
supports RAW formats
better than average battery pack (340 per charge)
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon SX410 IS as a Vlogging camera
Leica D-Lux 7 as a Vlogging camera
29
rather wide (24mm)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focusing
sluggish max aperture (f3.5)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external mic support
37
reasonably wide (24mm)
fast maximum aperture (f1.7)
built-in touchscreen
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detection focusing
video resolution high (3840 x 2160 pixels)
does not posses selfie friendly screen
lack of external microphone socket
400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

Canon SX410 IS vs Leica D-Lux 7 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon SX410 IS and Leica D-Lux 7
 Canon PowerShot SX410 ISLeica D-Lux 7
General Information
Manufacturer Canon Leica
Model type Canon PowerShot SX410 IS Leica D-Lux 7
Type Small Sensor Superzoom Large Sensor Compact
Announced 2015-02-06 2018-11-20
Physical type Compact Large Sensor Compact
Sensor Information
Chip DIGIC 4+ -
Sensor type CCD CMOS
Sensor size 1/2.3" Four Thirds
Sensor measurements 6.17 x 4.55mm 17.3 x 13mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 224.9mm²
Sensor resolution 20MP 17MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Peak resolution 5152 x 3864 4736 x 3552
Highest native ISO 1600 25600
Min native ISO 100 200
RAW pictures
Min enhanced ISO - 100
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
AF continuous
AF single
AF tracking
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection AF
Contract detection AF
Phase detection AF
Total focus points 9 49
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 24-960mm (40.0x) 24-75mm (3.1x)
Maximum aperture f/3.5-5.6 f/1.7-2.8
Macro focusing distance 0cm 3cm
Focal length multiplier 5.8 2.1
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen diagonal 3 inch 3 inch
Resolution of screen 230 thousand dots 1,240 thousand dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch function
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None Electronic
Viewfinder resolution - 2,760 thousand dots
Viewfinder coverage - 100%
Viewfinder magnification - 0.7x
Features
Min shutter speed 15s 1800s
Max shutter speed 1/4000s 1/4000s
Max silent shutter speed - 1/16000s
Continuous shutter rate 0.5 frames per second 11.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
Flash distance 5.00 m no built-in flash
Flash modes Auto, flash on, slow synchro, flash off no built-in flash
External flash
AEB
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30p) 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 100 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
Highest video resolution 1280x720 3840x2160
Video data format H.264 MPEG-4, AVCHD, H.264
Microphone port
Headphone port
Connectivity
Wireless None Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) DP-DC15 lithium-ion battery & USB charger
GPS None None
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 325 grams (0.72 lb) 403 grams (0.89 lb)
Dimensions 104 x 69 x 85mm (4.1" x 2.7" x 3.3") 118 x 66 x 64mm (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 185 pictures 340 pictures
Form of battery Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID NB-11LH -
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 secs) Yes
Time lapse recording
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC (UHS-I supported)
Card slots One One
Launch pricing $199 $1,193