• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Medium format 1,441.0mm2
  • 51.4 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800

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Differences

Leica M-P (Typ 240) advantages over Fujifilm GFX

  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 91 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    680g vs 920g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm GFX advantages over Leica M-P (Typ 240)

  • Larger sensor
    Medium format vs 35mm
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    8 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More dots on screen
    2360k vs 922k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.85x vs 0.68x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
    51.4 vs 24.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Longer exposure
    3600 vs 32 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    40 vs 24 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    102400 vs 6400 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • 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
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Fantastic image quality across the board; Excellent RAW dynamic range; Superb high ISO performance; Functional and user-friendly body; Robust weather-sealed construction; Detachable EVF; Tilting touchscreen; Very good lens quality.

  • Slow AF speeds; Performance can't compete with high-end full-frame cameras; Limited native lens selection so far; Expensive accessories; Unimpressive JPEG dynamic range; 1/125s maximum flash sync.

The Competition

Compared to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $6995
  • 35mm
  • $7267
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
Fujifilm GFX
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $6499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
  • $7267
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Leica M (Typ 262)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $6995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $5555
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Fujifilm GFX
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $6499
  • Medium format
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $5555
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $6995
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Fujifilm GFX
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $6499
  • Medium format
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Thinner

Compared to Hasselblad X1D

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Hasselblad X1D
  • $6995
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Thinner
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Touchscreen
Fujifilm GFX
Hasselblad X1D
  • $6499
  • Medium format
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $8995
  • Medium format
  • Built-in GPS
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Sony A7R III

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Sony A7R III
  • $6995
  • 35mm
  • Bigger pixels
  • Thinner
  • $3198
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
Fujifilm GFX
Sony A7R III
  • $6499
  • Medium format
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3198
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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