• 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)
  • 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
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Lighter weight
    590g vs 945g
    Lighter weight
  • Longer shutter
    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 Leica V-LUX 3

Fujifilm X-S1
Leica V-LUX 3
  • $522
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $789
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Lighter weight
Leica V-LUX 4
Leica V-LUX 3
  • $1546
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Headphone jack
  • $789
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Panasonic FZ200

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ200
  • $522
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • 60p
  • Lighter weight
Leica V-LUX 4
Panasonic FZ200
  • $1546
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Headphone jack
  • $448
  • 1/2.3 inch

Compared to Fujifilm HS50EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $522
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $328
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • 60p
Leica V-LUX 4
Fujifilm HS50EXR
  • $1546
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • External Mic
  • $328
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More dots on screen

Compared to Fujifilm HS35EXR

Fujifilm X-S1
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $522
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $259
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels
Leica V-LUX 4
Fujifilm HS35EXR
  • $1546
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • 60p
  • $259
  • 1/2 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • More pixels

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Fujifilm X-S1
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $522
  • 2/3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • $888
  • 1 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica V-LUX 4
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $1546
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Lens zoom ratio
  • Headphone jack
  • $888
  • 1 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
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