Leica M-P (Typ 240) vs Sony Alpha A7 II

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Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Sony Alpha A7 II

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
30s longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Leica M-P (Typ 240) is 60ss maximum shutter speed, but the Sony Alpha A7 II is only a 30ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (30s shorter). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Shorter Edit
Leica M-P (Typ 240) is 80mmmm tall, but the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 94.4mmmm tall digital camera (14.4mm taller).
6.2mm thinner Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 42mmmm deep digital camera, whereas the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 48.2mmmm deep digital camera (6.2mm thicker).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
6 Reasons For
Vastly smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a minimum ISO speed of 100, however the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 200 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 bigger).
17% higher JPEG frame rate Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a JPEG frame rate of 30fpsfps, however the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is only a 25fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (5fps lower).
Moderately higher display resolution Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a display resolution of 921,600 pixels pixels, however the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is only a 920,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (1 pixels lower).
0.03x higher lens magnification ratio Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a lens magnification ratio of 0.71xx, whereas the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is only a 0.68xx lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.03x lower). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Lighter Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II is a 416gg digital camera. That's 264g lighter than the Leica M-P (Typ 240) (416gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Slightly narrower Edit
Sony Alpha A7 II is 126.9mmmm wide, but the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 139mmmm wide digital camera (12.1mm wider).

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A lot bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a minimum ISO speed of 200, but the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 100 minimum ISO speed digital camera (100 smaller).
Lower JPEG frame rate Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a JPEG frame rate of 25fpsfps, but the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 30fpsfps JPEG frame rate digital camera (5fps higher).
A bit lower display resolution Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a display resolution of 920,000 pixels pixels, but the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 921,600 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (1 pixels higher).
0.03x lower lens magnification ratio Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a lens magnification ratio of 0.68xx, however the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 0.71xx lens magnification ratio digital camera (0.03x higher). Read more

The lens magnification ratio is the ratio between the true size of the object being photographed and the size of the object when projected on to the camera's sensor.

A higher lens magnification ratio is important for macro photography as it allows you to focus on very small object very close to the lens.

Heavier Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 680gg digital camera. That's 264g heavier than the Sony Alpha A7 II (416gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Marginally wider Edit
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 139mmmm wide digital camera, whereas the Sony Alpha A7 II is a 126.9mmmm wide digital camera (12.1mm narrower).
5 Reasons Against
Significantly shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a maximum camera shutter speed of 30ss, however the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 60ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (30s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

16% taller Edit
The Sony Alpha A7 II has a height of 94.4mmmm, however the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is an 80mmmm tall digital camera (14.4mm shorter).
Thicker Edit
Sony Alpha A7 II is 48.2mmmm deep, but the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is a 42mmmm deep digital camera (6.2mm thinner).
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Sony Alpha A7 II, but 2 retailers sell the Leica M-P (Typ 240). Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eight months older
The Sony Alpha A7 II is older than the Leica M-P (Typ 240) by eight months.

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel Count
24MP
BEST
24.3MP
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 2976 x 1984
 6000 x 4000
 12416 x 1856
 6000 x 3376
 8192 x 1856
 5536 x 2160
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 3872 x 2160
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
 2976 x 1984
 6000 x 4000
 12416 x 1856
 6000 x 3376
 8192 x 1856
 5536 x 2160
 3936 x 2624
 3936 x 2216
 3872 x 2160
 3008 x 2000
 3008 x 1688
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Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
 6000 x 4000
BEST
Image Format
 DNG
 JPS
 RAW
 JPG
 DNG
 JPS
 RAW
 JPG
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.9 x 35.8 35.8 x 23.9
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 24.7MP
Image Stabilizer
 Lens
 Lens
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2
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Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Leather
 Magnesium
 Leatherette
 Leather
 Magnesium
 Leatherette

Lens System

Digital Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 4x
Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 36
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 105mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 42mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 28 - 70
Lens
 Standard
 Standard
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 9/8
Lens Mount Interface
 Leica M
 Sony E
 Leica M
 Sony E
Diaphragm Blades
Unknown - Click to provide data 7
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 55mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
BEST
Auto Focus Point
Unknown - Click to provide data 117
Focus
 Manual
 Auto
 Auto/Manual
 Manual
 Auto
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
ISO Speed
 64
 100
 200
 400
 640
 6400
 25600
 25
 64
 100
 200
 400
 640
 6400
 25600
 25
BEST
Maximum ISO Speed
6,400
BEST
25,600
Minimum ISO Speed
200 100
BEST
Light Metering Mode
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
 Centre-weighted
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±5EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
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Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
60s
BEST
30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Auto
 Flash off
 Pre-flash
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Hi-speed sync
 Auto
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2; 1/3 EV step)
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Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
25fps 30fps
BEST
Video Format
 MOV
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
 MOV
 MP4
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVCHD
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1440x1080@25fps
 1440x1080@25fps
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio System
 Mono
 Mono

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MS PRO
 MS PRO Duo
 MS Pro-HG
 MS Pro-HG Duo
 MSXC
 MS XC-HG Duo
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Internal RAM
2GB Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
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Field of View
100% 100%
Display Resolution
920,000 pixels 921,600 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Screen Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5"
Lens Magnification Ratio
0.68x 0.71x
BEST
Viewfinder
 Optical
 Electronic
 Optical
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Underwater
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Fluorescent L
 Incandescent
 Underwater
Photo Effect
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
 Neutral
 Sepia
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,12 10
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Slideshow
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Night landscape
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
680g 416g
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Height
80mm
BEST
94.4mm
Depth
42mm
BEST
48.2mm
Width
139mm 126.9mm
BEST
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 295g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 83mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 72.5mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 474g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
Unknown - Click to provide data NP-FW50
Battery Capacity
1,800mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 shots
Battery Voltage
7.4V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 80 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Included Cable
 USB
 USB
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Other Features

Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 3:2

Technical Details

Image Processor
 Leica Maestro
 Leica Maestro
User Guide
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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