• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 24mm - 624mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 25mm - 600mm (35mm eq.)

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Advantages

Fujifilm X-S1 over Leica V-LUX 4

  • Larger sensor
    2/3 inch vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 2.20 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher extended ISO
    12800 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica V-LUX 4 over Fujifilm X-S1

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Thinner
    110 mm vs 149 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    590g vs 945g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm S100FS

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Bulb shutter
Leica V-LUX 4
Fujifilm S100FS
  • $1530
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • More lens zoom
  • $800
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm S200EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm S200EXR
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $354
  • 1/1.6 inch
Leica V-LUX 4
Fujifilm S200EXR
  • $1530
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $354
  • 1/1.6 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Panasonic FZ150

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ150
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Thinner
Leica V-LUX 4
Panasonic FZ150
  • $1530
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Longer battery life
  • $498
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ200
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $394
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoots 60p video
  • Thinner
Leica V-LUX 4
Panasonic FZ200
  • $1530
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Headphone jack
  • $394
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

Fujifilm X-S1
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $587
  • 2/3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • $1350
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica V-LUX 4
Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
  • $1530
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More lens zoom
  • Headphone jack
  • $1350
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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