In this review, we will be comparing RX10 IV and V-Lux 5, two Large Sensor Superzoom cameras from Sony and Leica. Sony RX10 IV was introduced to market in September 2017 and Leica V-Lux 5 was launched in January 2020. As you can see, RX10 IV is 3 years older than V-Lux 5. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Superzoom cameras. Out of 10 cameras in this class, Sony RX10 IV is ranked #2
with an overall score of 72 and Leica V-Lux 5 is ranked #9
with an overall score of 62.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX10 IV and Leica V-Lux 5 before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX10 IV and Leica V-Lux 5 compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.