• APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500

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Differences

Fujifilm X-T1 IR advantages over Leica TL

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Leica TL advantages over Fujifilm X-T1 IR

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 46 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    11 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Leica T (Typ 701)

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
Leica TL
Leica T (Typ 701)
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • More dots on screen
  • More pixels
Leica TL
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Sony A6300

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Sony A6300
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • NFC
Leica TL
Sony A6300
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen
  • $898
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive

Compared to Sony A6500

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Sony A6500
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Shoot 4K video
Leica TL
Sony A6500
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1398
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Leica TL2

Fujifilm X-T1 IR
Leica TL2
  • $1699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
Leica TL
Leica TL2
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1950
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • More pixels
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