Do you want to know what's better Leica Q (Typ 116) or Olympus Tough TG-5? SpecsPRO has compared Leica Q (Typ 116) vs Olympus Tough TG-5: weight, battery, sensor, resolution, ISO, dynamic range and other important specifications.

Olympus Tough TG-5 vs Leica Q (Typ 116)

  • Main

  • Model

  • Price

  • Advantages

  • launch

  • Announced

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

  • Max resolution

  • Sensor size

  • Sensor type

  • Processor

  • Image ratio w:h

  • Other resolutions

  • Sensor photo detectors

  • Image

  • ISO

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • White balance presets

  • Custom white balance

  • Image stabilization

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Uncompressed format

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed

  • Aperture priority

  • Shutter priority

  • Manual exposure mode

  • Subject / scene modes

  • Built-in flash

  • External flash

  • Flash modes

  • Continuous drive

  • Self-timer

  • Metering modes

  • Exposure compensation

  • WB Bracketing

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • AE Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

  • Screen size

  • Screen dots

  • Touch screen

  • Screen type

  • Live view

  • Viewfinder type

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

  • Microphone

  • Speaker

  • Resolutions

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

  • Optical zoom

  • Maximum aperture

  • Autofocus

  • Digital zoom

  • Manual focus

  • Normal focus range

  • Macro focus range

  • Number of focus points

  • Focal length multiplier

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

  • Dimensions

  • Environmentally sealed

  • Battery

  • Battery details

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

  • Storage

  • Storage types

  • Connectivity

  • USB

  • HDMI

  • Microphone port

  • Headphone port

  • Wireless

  • Wireless notes

  • Remote control

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

  • Timelapse recording

  • GPS

  • GPS notes

  • Samples

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Olympus Tough TG-5

  • Price

    $449.00

  • Advantages

  • PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Built-in flash: Yes

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Continuous drive: 20.0 fps

    PHYSICAL Weight (inc. batteries): 250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz)

    OTHER FEATURES GPS: Built-in

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Leica Q (Typ 116)
  • Main

  • Model

    Leica Q (Typ 116)

  • Price

    $4,408.09

  • Advantages

  • SENSOR Effective pixels: 24 megapixels

    SENSOR Max resolution: 6000 x 4000

    SENSOR Sensor size: Full frame (36 x 24 mm)

    IMAGE ISO: Auto, 100-50000

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Minimum shutter speed: 30 sec

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Shutter priority: Yes

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Manual exposure mode: Yes

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES External flash: Yes (via hot shoe)

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen dots: 1,040,000

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Touch screen: Yes

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Viewfinder type: Electronic

    OPTICS & FOCUS Number of focus points: 49

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  • launch

  • Announced

    2017

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Compact

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    12 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    4000 x 3000

  • Sensor size

    1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)

  • Sensor type

    BSI-CMOS

  • Processor

    TruePic VIII

  • Image ratio w:h

    1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9

  • Other resolutions

  • Sensor photo detectors

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-12800

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    100

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    12800

  • White balance presets

    8

  • Custom white balance

    Yes (4 slots)

  • Image stabilization

    Optical

  • Image stabilization notes

    Up to 2.5 stops

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

    Super fine, fine, normal, basic

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    4 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/2000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    No

  • Manual exposure mode

    No

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    Yes

  • External flash

    No

  • Flash modes

    Auto, redeye reduction, slow sync, redeye slow sync, fill, manual, off

  • Continuous drive

    20.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 12 secs, custom)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    No

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • AE Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Fixed

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    460,000

  • Touch screen

    No

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    None

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Resolutions

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

    25–100 mm

  • Optical zoom

    4×

  • Maximum aperture

    F2–4.9

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Tracking
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (2X-4X)

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Normal focus range

    10 cm (3.94)

  • Macro focus range

    1 cm (0.39)

  • Number of focus points

    25

  • Focal length multiplier

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    250 g (0.55 lb / 8.82 oz)

  • Dimensions

    113 x 66 x 32 mm (4.45 x 2.6 x 1.26)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    LI-92B lithium-ion battery & charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    340

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (micro HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    No

  • Headphone port

    No

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n

  • Remote control

    Yes (via smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes

  • GPS

    Built-in

  • GPS notes

    GPS, compass, manometer, thermometer

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  • launch

  • Announced

    Jun 10, 2015

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Large sensor compact

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    24 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    6000 x 4000

  • Sensor size

    Full frame (36 x 24 mm)

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

  • Processor

    Maestro II

  • Image ratio w:h

    3:2

  • Other resolutions

    28mm: 4272 x 2848, 2976 x 1600 x 1200; 35mm: 4800 x 3200, 3424 x 2288, 2384 x 1592, 1280 x 856; 50mm: 3360 x 2240, 2400 x 1600, 1680 x 1120, 896 x 600

  • Sensor photo detectors

    26 megapixels

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-50000

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • White balance presets

    5

  • Custom white balance

    Yes (2 slots)

  • Image stabilization

    No

  • Image stabilization notes

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/2000 sec

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    Yes

  • Built-in flash

    No

  • External flash

    Yes (via hot shoe)

  • Flash modes

  • Continuous drive

    10.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 12 secs)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot

  • Exposure compensation

    ±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

    1/16000 sec

  • AE Bracketing

    ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Fixed

  • Screen size

    3

  • Screen dots

    1,040,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Electronic

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder resolution

    3,680,000

  • Videography features

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Resolutions

    1920 x 1080 (60p, 30p), 1280 x 720 (30p)

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

    28 mm

  • Optical zoom

    1×

  • Maximum aperture

    F1.7

  • Autofocus

    • Contrast Detect (sensor)
    • Multi-area
    • Center
    • Selective single-point
    • Single
    • Continuous
    • Touch
    • Face Detection
    • Live View

  • Digital zoom

    Yes (1.2x (35mm equiv), 1.5x (50mm equiv))

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Normal focus range

    30 cm (11.81)

  • Macro focus range

    17 cm (6.69)

  • Number of focus points

    49

  • Focal length multiplier

    1×

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    640 g (1.41 lb / 22.58 oz)

  • Dimensions

    130 x 80 x 93 mm (5.12 x 3.15 x 3.66)

  • Environmentally sealed

    No

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    BP-DC12

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    SD/SDHC/SDXC

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes

  • Microphone port

    No

  • Headphone port

    No

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n

  • Remote control

    Yes (via smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

    Yes

  • GPS

    None

  • GPS notes

  • Watch sample photos

  • Watch video reviews

  • Summary

    The Q (Typ 116) highest resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels (24 megapixels) is better than the Tough TG-5 maximum resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels (12 megapixels). The Q (Typ 116) is produced with bigger sensor compared to the Tough TG-5: Full frame (36 x 24 mm) versus 1/2.3' (6.17 x 4.55 mm). This is the most significant specification of this model because big sensor lets the photographer to shoot pictures of the more professional quality. The Q (Typ 116) offers a wider ISO range of 100-50000 in compare with 100-12800 ISO range of the Tough TG-5. Such ISO numbers allow the camera owner to shoot better pictures in dim light conditions. The Q (Typ 116) offers more focus points in compare with the Tough TG-5: 49 vs 25. More number of focus points means less risk of losing focus lock while tracking a moving object.

    The Q (Typ 116) display is better as it has more screen dots 1,040,000 in comparison to 460,000 dots of the Tough TG-5 display. The higher dot count display is better for reviewing photos on your camera. The Leica Q (Typ 116) is equipped with a touch screen. The Q (Typ 116) has better slowest (30 seconds) and fastest (1/2000 second) shutter speeds.

    The Tough TG-5 is equipped with built-in flash. The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports external flash. An external flash provides perfect control over the exposure and lighting of the object in low light and in bright light conditions when the photographer needs to fill-flash. The Olympus Tough TG-5 weighs 250g that is 390g lighter than the weight of the Leica Q (Typ 116). The Olympus Tough TG-5 is equipped with built-in GPS. This feature can be useful for the travel photographer, to be able to check the image metadata and find out exactly where an image was captured.

    The Leica Q (Typ 116) has 12 advantages and the Tough TG-5 only 4 so the Q (Typ 116) will be the best choice. Check the list of the best offers on Amazon.