Leica SL2 vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Comparison



Let’s compare the Leica SL2 vs Canon EOS-1D X Mark II.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Leica SL2 and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Leica SL2 has a 47.3 MP and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has a 20.2 MP resolution.

  Leica SL2 Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
  Leica SL2 Front Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Canon
Megapixels 47.3 20.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2) 5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 50 - Max 50000 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Startup Time 0.8 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type 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 Phase Detect : 61 AF points (all support f/8) with max 41 cross-type points, 5 dual cross (f/2.8 and f/5.6)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto (100-51200), 100-51200 (in 1/3-stop or whole stop increments), ISO can be expanded to L: 50, H1: 102400, H2: 204800, H3: 409600
Shutter Speed Range 1/40000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100 Unlimited
AW Buffer Size 78 Unlimited
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,620,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No No
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
Focus Peaking Yes No
Viewfinder EVF / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type 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 SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.76x magnification, 20mm eyepoint, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter, Ec-C6 screen provided, can be changed to Ec-A, B or L; Intelligent VF II
Focus Peaking Yes No
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Video File Format 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) MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264; Audio: AAC)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / CFast / CFast 2.0
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support Both slots support UHS-II CF and CFast slots
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/250
Internal connections 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 System extension terminal, Mini HDMI (Type-C), remote terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes No
NFC No No
Bluetooth Yes No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Ethernet
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 1210 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.7 oz (928 g) includes batteries 54.5 oz (1,544 g) includes batteries
Size 5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in. (146 x 107 x 42 mm) 6.2 x 6.6 x 3.3 in. (158 x 168 x 83 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $5,995.00 Buy from Amazon for $5,499.00
Release Date 2019-11-21 2016-04-15