Leica TL vs Pentax K-1 Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Pentax K-1.

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 Pentax K-1. While Leica TL has APS-C sensor, Pentax K-1 has 35mm sensor and 16.3 has a 16.3 MP and Pentax K-1 has a 36.4 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Pentax K-1
  Leica TL Front Pentax K-1 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Ricoh
Megapixels 16.3 36.4
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 7360 x 4912 (36.2 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 100 - Max 204800
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 100-204800 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF TTL Phase-detection AF: SAFOX 12, 33 point (25 cross type focus points in the center), Spot, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Zone select, Auto (33 AF points)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 100-204800 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 74
AW Buffer Size 17
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.2
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 1,036,800 dots (345,600 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
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 type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 0.7x mag., Eyepoint: 20.6mm (from the view window) / 21.7mm (from the center of lens), -3.5 to +1.2 diopter, Natural-Bright-Matte III focusing screen
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 (MOV), JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No Yes
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes No
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/200
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories Micro (Type D) HMDI, USB 2.0 Micro B, DC input, wired remote jack, 3.5mm external stereo mic jack, 3.5mm stereo headphone jack
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No Yes
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 760 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 35.8 oz (1,015 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 5.4 x 4.3 x 3.4 in. (137 x 110 x 86 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,224.00 Buy from Amazon for $1,791.97
Release Date 2016-11-15 2016-04-15