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

Leica Q (Typ 116) vs Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

  • 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

  • White balance presets

  • Custom white balance

  • Image stabilization

  • Uncompressed format

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Aperture priority

  • Shutter priority

  • Manual exposure mode

  • Subject / scene modes

  • Built-in flash

  • External flash

  • Continuous drive

  • Self-timer

  • Metering modes

  • Exposure compensation

  • AE Bracketing

  • WB Bracketing

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

  • Screen size

  • Screen dots

  • Touch screen

  • Screen type

  • Live view

  • Viewfinder type

  • Viewfinder coverage

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

  • File Format

  • Microphone

  • Speaker

  • Videography notes

  • 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

  • Lens mount

  • 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

  • Samples

  • Videos

  • Main

  • Model

    Leica Q (Typ 116)

  • Price

    $3,889.99

  • Advantages

  • PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Subject / scene modes: Yes

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Continuous drive: 10.0 fps

    VIDEOGRAPHY FEATURES Microphone: Stereo

    PHYSICAL Weight (inc. batteries): 640 g (1.41 lb / 22.58 oz)

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  • Main

  • Model

    Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

  • Price

    $2,499.00

  • Advantages

  • SENSOR Effective pixels: 30 megapixels

    SENSOR Max resolution: 6720 x 4480

    SENSOR Sensor photo detectors: 32 megapixels

    IMAGE White balance presets: 6

    PHOTOGRAPHY FEATURES Maximum shutter speed: 1/8000 sec

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen size: 3.2

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Screen dots: 1,620,000

    SCREEN / VIEWFINDER Viewfinder type: Optical (pentaprism)

    OPTICS & FOCUS Number of focus points: 61

    OTHER FEATURES GPS: Built-in

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  • 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

  • White balance presets

    5

  • Custom white balance

    Yes (2 slots)

  • Image stabilization

    No

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

  • JPEG quality levels

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/2000 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

    1/16000 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)

  • 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)

  • AE Bracketing

    ±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

  • 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

  • Viewfinder magnification

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

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

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, H.264

  • Microphone

    Stereo

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Videography notes

  • 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×

  • Lens mount

  • 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

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  • Announced

    Aug 2016

  • Body type

  • Camera subcategory

    Mid-size SLR

  • Sensor

  • Effective pixels

    30 megapixels

  • Max resolution

    6720 x 4480

  • Sensor size

    Full frame (36 x 24 mm)

  • Sensor type

    CMOS

  • Processor

    Digic 6+

  • Image ratio w:h

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

  • Other resolutions

  • Sensor photo detectors

    32 megapixels

  • Image

  • ISO

    Auto, 100-32000 (expands to 50-102400)

  • White balance presets

    6

  • Custom white balance

    Yes

  • Image stabilization

    No

  • Uncompressed format

    RAW

  • Boosted ISO (minimum)

    50

  • Boosted ISO (maximum)

    102400

  • JPEG quality levels

    Fine, normal

  • Photography features

  • Minimum shutter speed

    30 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed

    1/8000 sec

  • Maximum shutter speed (electronic)

  • Aperture priority

    Yes

  • Shutter priority

    Yes

  • Manual exposure mode

    Yes

  • Subject / scene modes

    No

  • Built-in flash

    No

  • External flash

    Yes (via hot shoe or flash sync port)

  • Continuous drive

    7.0 fps

  • Self-timer

    Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)

  • Metering modes

    • Multi
    • Center-weighted
    • Spot
    • Partial

  • Exposure compensation

    ±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

  • AE Bracketing

    ±3 (2, 3, 5, 7 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)

  • WB Bracketing

    Yes

  • Screen / viewfinder

  • Articulated LCD

    Fixed

  • Screen size

    3.2

  • Screen dots

    1,620,000

  • Touch screen

    Yes

  • Screen type

    TFT LCD

  • Live view

    Yes

  • Viewfinder type

    Optical (pentaprism)

  • Viewfinder coverage

    100%

  • Viewfinder resolution

  • Viewfinder magnification

    0.71×

  • Videography features

  • Resolutions

    4096 x 2160 (29.97p, 24p, 23.98p), 1920 x 1080 (59.94p, 29.97p, 24p, 23.98p), 1280 x 720 (119.9p)

  • File Format

    MPEG-4, Motion JPEG

  • Microphone

    Mono

  • Speaker

    Mono

  • Videography notes

    8.8MP stills can be grabbed from 4K video; camera supports ALL-I, IPB and IPB Light compression.

  • Optics & Focus

  • Focal length (equiv.)

  • Optical zoom

  • Maximum aperture

  • Autofocus

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

  • Digital zoom

  • Manual focus

    Yes

  • Normal focus range

  • Macro focus range

  • Number of focus points

    61

  • Focal length multiplier

    1×

  • Lens mount

    Canon EF

  • Physical

  • Weight (inc. batteries)

    890 g (1.96 lb / 31.39 oz)

  • Dimensions

    151 x 116 x 76 mm (5.94 x 4.57 x 2.99)

  • Environmentally sealed

    Yes

  • Battery

    Battery Pack

  • Battery details

    LP-E6N lithium-ion battery & charger

  • Battery Life (CIPA)

    900

  • Storage

  • Storage types

    CompactFlash + SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-I enabled)

  • Connectivity

  • USB

    USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)

  • HDMI

    Yes (mini-HDMI)

  • Microphone port

    Yes

  • Headphone port

    Yes

  • Wireless

    Built-In

  • Wireless notes

    802.11b/g/n + NFC

  • Remote control

    Yes (wired, wireless, or smartphone)

  • Other features

  • Orientation sensor

    Yes

  • Timelapse recording

  • GPS

    Built-in

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  • Watch video reviews

  • Summary

    The EOS 5D Mark IV maximum resolution of 6720 x 4480 pixels (30 megapixels) is better in comparison with the Q (Typ 116) maximum resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels (24 megapixels). The EOS 5D Mark IV provides more presets of white balance - 6. It gives the camera owner more control over colour. The EOS 5D Mark IV provides more number of focus points in compare with the Q (Typ 116): 61 vs 49. More focus points means less risk of losing focus lock when following a moving object.

    The EOS 5D Mark IV screen is better as it has more number of screen dots 1,620,000 in comparison to 1,040,000 dots of the Q (Typ 116) screen. The higher dot count screen is better for reviewing images on your camera.

    The Leica Q (Typ 116) weighs 640g that is 250g lighter in comparison with the weight of the EOS 5D Mark IV. Recording GPS data can be convenient if you like to travel, to be able to go into the image metadata and see exactly where a photo was taken.

    Considering the above-mentioned differences the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV will become the best buy. Get the list of the best offers on Amazon.