• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000

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Differences

Leica T (Typ 701) advantages over Sony QX1

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 52 mm
    Thinner
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    5.0 fps vs 3.5 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Sony QX1 advantages over Leica T (Typ 701)

  • Less expensive
    $498 vs $998
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lighter weight
    216g vs 384g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    20.1 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Common Weaknesses

  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X-A1

Leica T (Typ 701)
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher-res screen
  • $524
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Sony QX1
Fujifilm X-A1
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Lighter weight
  • $524
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX3000
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony QX1
Samsung NX3000
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
  • $750
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Samsung NX3300

Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX3300
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Sony QX1
Samsung NX3300
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Leica T (Typ 701)
Canon EOS M10
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Higher effective ISO
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Sony QX1
Canon EOS M10
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Focus peaking
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Leica TL

Leica T (Typ 701)
Leica TL
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Newer
Sony QX1
Leica TL
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1447
  • APS-C
  • Rear display
  • Touchscreen
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