The D LUX Typ 109 will cost more than Panasonic FZ1000, so does the features of the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) is better than Panasonic FZ1000, take a look…
Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) vs. Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 Specification Comparison Table.
|Leica D-LUX (Typ 109)||Panasonic FZ1000|
Megapixel: The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 features large 20.1 megapixel resolution and Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) features 12.8 megapixel resolution, with more megapixel we get large print-outs and also able to crop or recompose our images after shooting.
Bigger Sensor Size: Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) have bit bigger sensor size compared to Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000, bigger sensors have more light gathering area hence you get better low-light performance, more color depth and increased dynamic range.
Optical Zoom: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 has 12.9x more optical Zoom than Leica D-LUX (Typ 109).
Aperture Range: Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) compared with better aperture range compared to Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000. Bright lenses help you to capture more light, sensor captures less noise during low-light condition, create more DOF, better colour and contrast reproduction.
HYBRID O.I.S. The Panasonic FZ1000 features advance 5-Axis Image Stabilization system that works very effectively to reduce camera shake. Image stabilization system compensates for camera shakes across five different axes-horizontal, vertical, axis of rotation, vertical rotation, and horizontal rotation-to benefit handheld recording. But the Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) has conventional sensor optical based image stabilization system.
AF System: The Panasonic FZ1000 features improved contrast based system with DFD technology; the system allows you to acquire AF in just 0.09 sec.
Top Continuous shooting speed: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 has fast shooting speed (12 fps vs. 11 fps) compared to Leica D-LUX (Typ 109).
Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) video Mode: Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) features 4k video recording @30fps frame rate, full HD video recording @60 and 30fps.
Supported formats MP4
Panasonic Video Mode: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 features 4K video recording @ 30 fps and Full HD recording @60 fps frame rate. AVCHD format, as well as full HD, HD, and SD formats in the MP4 format.
Display: Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 features bigger and high resolution display compared to Leica D-LUX (Typ 109).
Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 features 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen Swivel (921,000 pixels) on the other hand Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) have 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen fixed (921,000 pixels), so we get more flexibility while composing our shot with Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000.
Battery Life (CIPA): Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 battery rating is 360 shots and other hand Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) battery rating is 300 shots. According to CIPA.
Dimensions: Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) is smaller than Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000.
Weight: Leica D-LUX (Typ 109) is light-weight than Panasonic LUMIX DMC-FZ1000.
Verdict: If size is not problem than you should by Panasonic FZ1000 camera. Since the camera cost less and features 5-axis image stabilization and More zoom.