• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12500
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600

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Advantages

Leica T (Typ 701) over Sony A6000

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.77 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Higher-res screen
    410k vs 307k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Sony A6000 over Leica T (Typ 701)

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Lens selection
    Good vs None
    Better lens selection gives you more options
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs rear LCD only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Might improve live view and video AF performance
  • 60p
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • More pixels
    24.3 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • 24p
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos and video
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Review Excerpt

  • Amazing image quality for the price; Blazing-fast hybrid autofocus; Swift burst shooting with generous buffer depths; Good battery life with LCD monitor; More compact than a DSLR; In-camera Wi-Fi wireless networking

  • Continuous autofocus can't match its burst rate; High-ISO JPEGs can look overprocessed; Sluggish startup performance; No touch-screen display; Wi-Fi can be a bit frustrating to use

The Competition

Compared to Samsung Galaxy NX

Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Lighter weight
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1096
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Samsung Galaxy NX
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $1096
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • GPS

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • More pixels
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Sony A5000

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5000
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Higher-res screen
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony A5000
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $398
  • APS-C

Compared to Olympus E-M10

Leica T (Typ 701)
Olympus E-M10
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Olympus E-M10
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $699
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup

Compared to Sony A5100

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5100
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony A6000
Sony A5100
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
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