Leica SL2 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H Comparison



Let’s compare the Leica SL2 vs Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H.

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 Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H. Both cameras have 35mm sensors but Leica SL2 has a 47.3 MP and Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Leica SL2 Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H
  Leica SL2 Front Panasonic Lumix DC-S1H Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Panasonic
Megapixels 47.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format 35mm 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.0x 1.0x
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 Yes
Native ISO Min 50 - Max 50000 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Startup Time
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 Contrast Detection with DFD and AI subject recognition: Auto Detection (Face, Eye, Body, Animal) / Tracking / 225-Area / Zone (Vertical/Horizontal) / Zone (Square) / Zone (Oval) / 1-Area+ / 1-Area / Pinpoint / Custom 1, 2, 3 (Full area touch is available) (Scalable AF frame size and flexible AF position)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000 Auto, 100-51200, expandable to 50-204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/40000 - 60 sec 1/8000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode Yes Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 100
AW Buffer Size 78
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.2 3.2
LCD Resolution 2,100,000 dots 2,330,000 dots
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No Yes
Selfie Screen No Yes
Top Deck Display Yes Yes
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 5,760k-dot 3:2 OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, 21mm eyepoint, -4.0 to +2.0 diopter adjustment, eye sensor
Focus Peaking Yes Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p) 5952x3968 (24p/​23.98p)
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: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC (Audio format: LPCM (2ch 48kHz/16-bit, 48kHz/24-bit*, 96kHz/24-bit*)); MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, H.265/HEVC (Audio format: AAC (2ch)); AVCHD Progressive, AVCHD (Audio format: Dolby Audio (2ch)) *When attaching DMW-XLR1 (sold separately).
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot Yes Yes
SD UHS Support 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 1/250 1/250? (up to 1/320 at reduced power)
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 USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen1), HDMI (Type A), 3.5mm microphone jack, 3.5mm headphone jack, 2.5mm remote jack, TC In/Out
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,Bluetooth,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 380 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 32.7 oz (928 g) includes batteries 41.1 oz (1,164 g) includes batteries
Size 5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in. (146 x 107 x 42 mm) 5.9 x 4.5 x 4.3 in. (151 x 114 x 110 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $5,995.00 Buy from Amazon for $3,997.99
Release Date 2019-11-21 2019-09-30