Leica SL2 vs Canon EOS M5 Comparison



Let’s compare the Leica SL2 vs Canon EOS M5.

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 M5. While Leica SL2 has 35mm sensor, Canon EOS M5 has APS-C sensor and 47.3 has a 47.3 MP and Canon EOS M5 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Leica SL2 Canon EOS M5
  Leica SL2 Front Canon EOS M5 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Canon
Megapixels 47.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.6x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization Yes No
Native ISO Min 50 - Max 50000 Min 100 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Startup Time 1.2 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 Hybrid PDAF/CDAF: Dual Pixel CMOS AF; Maximum 49 AF points (Fixed location on 7x7 grid) via camera automatic selection; Freely position 1 AF point/ 1 AF Zone (9 points, 3x3 grid) via manual selection; Face+Tracking AF
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto, 100 - 25600 in 1/3 or 1EV steps
Shutter Speed Range 1/40000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100 27
AW Buffer Size 78 18
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 1,620,000 dots (540,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes No
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Viewfinder EVF / LCD EVF / 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 0.39"-type 2.36m-dot OLED EVF, 100% coverage, 22mm eyepoint, diopter correction, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 1920x1080 (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) MP4 (Video: MPEG-4 AVC / H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo))
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes No
SD UHS Support Both slots support UHS-II
Microphone Jack Yes Yes
Headphone Jack Yes No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash No Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/250 1/200
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 Micro USB, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 3.5mm external mic jack, wired remote jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 295 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E17 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.7 oz (928 g) includes batteries 19.6 oz (557 g) includes batteries, kit lens
Size 5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in. (146 x 107 x 42 mm) 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 in. (116 x 89 x 61 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2019-11-21 2016-11-15