Leica TL vs Nikon D850 Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Nikon D850.

Our comparison table below covers all the important specifications of each camera. In this side-by-side review, we will be comparing Leica TL and Nikon D850. While Leica TL has APS-C sensor, Nikon D850 has 35mm sensor and 16.3 has a 16.3 MP and Nikon D850 has a 45.7 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Nikon D850
  Leica TL Front Nikon D850 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Nikon
Megapixels 16.3 45.7
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None None
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 8256 x 5504 (45.4 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No No
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 64 - Max 25600
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Startup Time 0.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning: 153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection; Contrast-detect AF in Live View mode
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 64 - 25,600 in 1/3, 1/2 or 1EV steps, plus down to 32 in Lo-1, up to 102,400 in Hi-2
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 200
AW Buffer Size 200
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 2,359,000 dots (589,750 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No Yes
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder SLR; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.75x magnification, 17mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio MOV/MP4 (H.265/MPEG-4 AVC, Linear PCM/AAC audio)
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC XQD / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support 1 SD UHS-II slot, 1 XQD slot
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/250
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories Mini HDMI (Type C), USB 3.0 Micro-B, 10-pin Expansion Terminal (GP-1 GPS compatible), Stereo Mic Mini Jack (3.5mm), Stereo Audio Out (3.5mm)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 1840 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable EN-EL15a Lithium-ion rechargeable or MB-D18 battery grip
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 32.3 oz (915 g)
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1 in. (146 x 124 x 79 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-11-15 2017-09-15