Leica TL vs Pentax KP Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Pentax KP.

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 KP. Both cameras have APS-C sensors but Leica TL has a 16.3 MP and Pentax KP has a 24.3 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Pentax KP
  Leica TL Front Pentax KP Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Ricoh
Megapixels 16.3 24.3
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C APS-C
SLR Type Mirrorless Dslr
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.5x
AA Filter None Optional
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 6016 x 4000 (24.1 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 100 - Max 819200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Startup Time 1.4 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF SAFOX 11 TTL phase-matching - 27 points (25 cross type focus points in the center), Auto (27 AF points), Zone select, Select, Expanded Area (S, M, L), Spot; Contrast detection AF in Live View with Face detection, Tracking, Multiple AF points, Select, Spot AF area modes
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 Auto, 100-819200 (1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps)
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/24000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 35
AW Buffer Size 10
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen Yes No
Articulating Screen No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen No No
Selfie Screen No No
Top Deck Display No No
Focus Peaking No Yes
Viewfinder No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, ~100% coverage, 0.95x mag., 23.3mm eyepoint (from center of lens), -2.5 to +1.5 diopter, interchangeable 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), Motion JPEG (AVI) for interval movie record
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No No
SD UHS Support
Microphone Jack No Yes
Headphone Jack No No
Flash and Internal Connections
Built-in Flash Yes Yes
Max Flash Sync Speed 1/180 1/180
Internal connections Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories USB 2.0 Micro B (SlimPort compatable; SlimPort-HDMI adapter required for HDMI output), 3.5mm external stereo mic / cable switch jack, external power terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No No
Bluetooth No No
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 390 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 24.7 oz (699 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 5.2 x 4.0 x 3.0 in. (132 x 101 x 76 mm)
Price
Price Buy from Amazon for $1,224.00 Buy from Amazon for $796.94
Release Date 2016-11-15 2017-02-25