Leica TL vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 Comparison

Let’s compare the Leica TL vs Sony Alpha ILCE-A9.

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 Sony Alpha ILCE-A9. While Leica TL has APS-C sensor, Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 has 35mm sensor and 16.3 has a 16.3 MP and Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 has a 24.2 MP resolution.

  Leica TL Sony Alpha ILCE-A9
  Leica TL Front Sony Alpha ILCE-A9 Front
Sensor and Camera Features
Brand Leica Sony
Megapixels 16.3 24.2
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Format APS-C 35mm
SLR Type Mirrorless Mirrorless
Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
AA Filter None Fixed
Image Resolution 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other) 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2)
Body Image Stabilization No Yes
Native ISO Min 100 - Max 12500 Min 100 - Max 51200
Full ISO Settings Auto, 100 - 12500 AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800
Startup Time 1.2 seconds
AF System and Shooting
Auto Focus Type Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF Fast Hybrid AF: Wide (693 points (phase-detection AF), 25 points (contrast-detection AF)) / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot / Lock-on AF (Wide / Zone / Center / Flexible Spot (S/M/L) / Expanded Flexible Spot)
Continuous Shooting Speed / Burst Mode Auto, 100 - 12500 AUTO, ISO 100 - 51200, expandable to ISO 50 - 204800
Shutter Speed Range 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/32000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode No Yes
JPEG Buffer Size 12 364
AW Buffer Size 240
Screen/viewfinder
LCD 3.7 3.0
LCD Resolution 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 1,440,000 dots (360,000 px)
Touchscreen Yes Yes
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 EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder EVF: 1.3 cm (0.5 type) 3,686K-dot Quad VGA color OLED, 100% coverage, 0.78x magnification, -4.0 to +3.0m-1 diopter, Approx. 23mm eyepoint from the eyepiece lens, 18.5mm from the eyepiece frame at -1m-1 (CIPA standard), STD 60fps / HI 120fps, eye sensor
Focus Peaking No Yes
Video Features
Video Resolution 1920x1080 (30p) 3840x2160 (30p/25p/24p)
Video File Format MP4 with stereo audio XAVC S / AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio: LPCM / Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC, stereo
Memory Card Type SD / SDHC / SDXC MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slot No Yes
SD UHS Support Slot1:SD UHS-II; 2:MS/SD UHS-I
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 Multi-Terminal Micro USB (with remote support), Type-D Micro HDMI, 1000Base-T Ethernet, 3.5mm Microphone and Headphone Jacks, Sync Terminal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi Yes Yes
NFC No Yes
Bluetooth No Yes
Built-In GPS No No
USB Type USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,Ethernet,Bluetooth,WiFi
Physical
Battery Life (CIPA) 480 shots
Battery Types Lithium-ion rechargeable NP-FZ100 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Weight 13.5 oz (384 g) includes batteries 23.7 oz (673 g) includes batteries
Size 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in. (134 x 69 x 33 mm) 5.0 x 3.8 x 2.5 in. (127 x 96 x 63 mm)
Price
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Release Date 2016-11-15 2017-04-15