Sony Alpha 7C vs. Leica M-E - Camera Comparison

Comparison of the Sony Alpha 7C and the Leica M-E

Sony Alpha 7C
80 points
Leica M-E
43 points
Sony Alpha 7C
Sony Alpha 7C ✭ Camspex.com
71 mm
124 mm
BODY
Leica M-E
Leica M-E ✭ Camspex.com
80 mm
139 mm
2020
YEARYear of announcement
2019
Magnesium alloy
BODY MATERIAL
Magnesium alloy
Not
weather
sealed
WEATHER SEALING
Weather
sealed
Sony E
LENS MOUNT
Leica M
n/a
SHUTTER LIFEThe shutter durability as rated by the manufacturer.
n/a
509 g
1.12 lb
124 x 71 x 60 mm
4.9 x 2.8 x 2.4 in.
DIMENSIONS
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight incl. batteries and memory card
DIMENS.
& WEIGHTLength x Height x Width and the Weight incl. batteries and memory card
139 x 80 x 42 mm
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
685 g
1.51 lb
Sony Alpha 7C
Leica M-E
24.2 MP
Sony Exmor R CMOS Full Frame Sensor
SENSOR The number of effective megapixels (MP). Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
SENSOR Sensor manufacturer (if known) and sensor type.
24.0 MP
CMOS Full Frame Sensor
24.2 MP
EFFECTIVE MEGAPIX The number of effective megapixels (MP).
24.0 MP
35.6 x 23.8 mm
SENSOR SIZE
35.8 x 23.9 mm
6000 x 4000 pixels
MAX. RESOLUTIONMaximum still image resolution
MAX. RESOLUT.Maximum still image resolution
5976 x 3992 pixels
1x
CROP FACTORA 50mm lens on a camera with a crop factor of 1.5x would behave like a 75mm lens on a full-frame camera with a crop factor of 1x (50mm x 1.5 = 75mm)
1x
Bayer array
COLOR FILTER
Bayer array
5.9 μm
PIXEL PITCHThe center-to-center distance between two pixels (photosites) on a sensor. The larger the photosites, the more light they can capture and the lower is the level of visible "noise" in captured images.
6 μm
Fixed
LOW-PASS FILTERA low-pass filter blurs fine details of an image to eliminate the moiré and the color artifacts of finely patterned structures. Without a low-pass filter images will appear sharper, but there is also a risk of moiré occurring in certain scenes.
None
3:2
NATIVE
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
ASPECT RATIOThe width to height ratio of the "straight out of the camera" images. However, most modern digital cameras are capable of producing images in various aspect ratios.
3:2
Sony Alpha 7C
DXOMARK
SENSOR
SCOREAnalysis of the camera image quality by dxomark.com
Leica M-E
 
Not tested
OVERALL SCOREDXOMARK Sensor Overall Score shows a camera's sensor quality in terms of noise, ability to render high contrast, formation of colored noise, ability to shoot in low light.
Not tested
 
 
Not tested
COLOR DEPTHThe color depth performance (DXOMARK Portrait Score) in bits
Not tested
 
 
Not tested
DYNAMIC RANGEThe maximum dynamic range performance (DXOMARK Landscape Score) in exposure value (EV)
Not tested
 
 
Not tested
LOW-LIGHT ISOThe low-light sensitivity performance (DXOMARK Sports Score) in ISO sensitivity value
Not tested
 
Sony Alpha 7C
Leica M-E
COVERAGE:
100 %
REAL SIZE:
0.59
VIEW­FINDERThe viewfinder frame COVERAGE in percent and the real viewfinder SIZE (VF magnification corrected by the crop factor of a camera — this way cameras with different sensor sizes can be compared).
COVERAGE:
100 %
REAL SIZE:
0.68
Electronic (2 359 296 dot OLED)
VF TYPE
Optical (rangefinder)
Articulated
 921 600 dot LCD
REAR SCREEN
Fixed 
921 600 dot LCD
3 inch
SCREEN SIZE
3 inch
LIVE VIEW & TOUCH SCREEN
No top LCD panel
TOP LCD PANELLCD panel on top of the camera which provides information about the current camera settings.
No top LCD panel
Sony Alpha 7C
Leica M-E
Hybrid detection
AUTOFOCUS SYSTEM
AF SYSTEM
Manual Focus
693 (phase)  
425 (contrast)
693
 (phase)  
425
 (contrast)
FOCUS POINTSAutofocus points
as shown in the figures below:

° linear sensors
° cross-type sensors
° dual cross-type sensors
contrast autofocus areas
0
0
0
CROSS-TYPE FOCUS POINTS
CROSS-TYPE FP
0
camspex.com — Autofocus system — Sony Alpha 7C
-4
EV

100

The minimum exposure value of the AF working range (at 23°C and ISO 100). The smaller this value, the less light is needed for normal autofocus operation.
-
93 %
AF COVERAGEFrame coverage by AF sensors in percent.
0 %
None
IN-BODY
AF MOTORAn in-body AF motor gives the ability to auto-focus with older lenses which don't have their own motors.
None
5-axis sensor shift
IN-BODY IMAGE STABILIZATION
IMAGE STABILIZ.
No
Sony Alpha 7C
Leica M-E
BIONZ X
IMAGE
PROCESSOR
14 bit RAW, JPEG
OUTPUT FORMATS
14 bit DNG, JPEG
Auto, 100 - 51200
(can be extended to ISO 50 - 204800)
ISO SEN­SITIVITY
Auto, 200 - 6400 (can be extended to ISO 100)
10
fps
CONTINUOUS DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
CONT. DRIVEMaximum frames per second (fps) in continuous drive mode when using the mechanical shutter.
3
fps
215 JPEG shots
45 RAW shots
MAX. BURSTMaximum number of shots in high-speed continuous drive mode until the buffer is full.
16 JPEG shots
16 RAW shots
2160p @ 30 fps (4K)
MAX. VIDEO RESOLUTION
VIDEO
1080p @ 25 fps (Full HD)
-5/+5 EV  (in 1/3 or 1/2 EV steps)
EXPOSURE COMPENSATION
EXPOSURE COMPENS.
-3/+3 EV  (in 1/3 EV steps)
Bulb,
 
30 sec → 1/4000 sec
SHUTTER SPEED Maximum and minimum possible exposure time in seconds.
60 sec → 1/4000 sec
Sony Alpha 7C
Leica M-E

X-SYNC:
1/160
No
built-in
flash

No
flash
BUILT-IN FLASH
No
built-in
flash

No
flash

X-SYNC:
1/180
Yes
HOT SHOE
Yes
USB 3.0 (5 Gbit/sec)
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Microphone port, Headphone port, HDMI
CONNECTIONS
CONNECT.
Microphone port
BUILT-IN
DEVICES
SD, SDHC, SDXC (UHS-I/II compatible), Sony Memory Sticks
STORAGE TYPES
SD, SDHC, SDXC
1
CARD SLOTS
1
680
shots
BATTERY LIFEMaximum number of images that can be shot per single battery charge (according to CIPA).
400
shots

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