28mm Lenses Shootout: Canon EOS R5 vs Leica Q2

Leica Q2

Here is a somewhat weird comparison between a Leica Q2 with built in 28mm lens and the Canon EOS R5 with a rather old EF 28mm f/1.8 lens. The lens on the Leica is newer, more expensive and a bit faster.

Alex Barrera quickly compares the Leica Q2 and the Canon EOS R5 in the video below. Enjoy.

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon Canada, Canon Canada, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon IT, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

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Industry Rumors: Leica To Release A James Bond-themed Limited Edition Camera


In a clear effort to uncover new ways to motivate people to waste spend $5000 for a camera with Sony sensor, Leica will soon release a special edition, James Bonde-themed camera. How can you afford not to own one?

The Leica Q2 007 Special Edition will be released in the next weeks. Here are some images leaked ahead of the announcement. Is the suitcase a fancy camera case or a suggestion about how to take the money to the retailer?

[via Nokishita]