Canon EOS R3 vs Leica SL2-S Comparison



Let’s compare the Canon EOS R3 vs Leica SL2-S.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Canon EOS R3 and Leica SL2-S. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Canon EOS R3 has a 24.1 MP and Leica SL2-S has a 24.6 MP resolution.

  Canon EOS R3 Leica SL2-S
  Canon EOS R3 Front Leica SL2-S Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Canon Leica
Megapixels 24.1 24.6
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter Fixed None
Image Resolution 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2) 6072 x 4056 (24.6 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 102400 Min 50 - Max 100000
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, ISO 50 to 100,000
Startup Time
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Phase Detection AF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF II; 1053 AF zones; Face+Tracking AF (with face/eye/head/body detection, animal detection, vehicle detection), 1-point AF ([AF frame size] can be set to [Small]), Expand AF Area (Above, below, left and right/Around); Zone AF Large Zone AF (Vertical/Horizontal) Contrast-detect AF with depth mapping "Leica Object Detection AF": 225 zones; Spot (can be shifted), Field (can be shifted), Multi-Field, Zone, Face detection, object Tracking, optional Touch AF; Smart AF (autonomously selects AFs and AFc), AFs (picture taken only after successful focusing), AFc (picture can be taken at any time), AF setting can be saved
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100-102400 in 1/3 or 1 EV steps, expandable to 50 (L), 204800 (H1) Auto, ISO 50 to 100,000
Shutter Speed Range 1/8000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 500 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 150 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 4,150,000 dots 2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen Yes No
Tilt Swivel Screen Yes No
Selfie Screen Yes No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type EVF; 0.5-inch OLED, 5.76 million dots, 120fps refresh rate, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 23mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor EVF: 5.76M-dot "EyeRes" OLED, 0.78x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, 120 fps, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 6000x3164 (60p/​50p/​30p/​24p/​23.98p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format Video: RAW (CRM); H.265/HEVC; MPEG4 AVC/H.264 Variable (averaged) bit rate; Audio: ALL-I/IPB: Linear PCM/AAC MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AC-3)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC / CFexpress SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support CFexpress Both slots support UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250s 1/250
Internal connections Micro HDMI (Type D), USB-C SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1 Gen 2), 3.5mm stereo microphone and headphone jacks, remote jack, RJ-45 Ethernet USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C, HDMI 2.0b Type A; 3.5mm mic/remote and headphone/remote jacks; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 440 shots
Battery Types LP-E4N compatible Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 35.8 oz (1,015 g) includes batteries 32.8 oz (931 g) includes batteries
Size 5.9 x 5.6 x 3.4 in. (150 x 143 x 87 mm) 5.7 x 4.2 x 3.3 in. (146 x 107 x 83 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2021-11-01 2020-12-21