• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12500
  • $1850 Average Retail $1850 MSRP
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 16.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25600
  • $579 Average Retail $750 MSRP

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Advantages

Leica T (Typ 701) over Sony NEX-5R

  • Newer
    4 months vs 2 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • High-res screen
    1230k vs 922k dots
    Better screen fidelity makes you a better photographer
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

Sony NEX-5R 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
  • 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
  • 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 by holding the shutter button down
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M

Leica T (Typ 701)
Canon EOS M
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • $494
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • On-sensor phase detect
Sony NEX-5R
Canon EOS M
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $494
  • APS-C
  • External Mic

Compared to Sony NEX-3N

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-3N
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $376
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony NEX-5R
Sony NEX-3N
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi
  • $376
  • APS-C
  • Wider angle kit lens

Compared to Samsung NX1100

Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX1100
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • High-res screen
  • $418
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • More pixels
Sony NEX-5R
Samsung NX1100
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $418
  • APS-C
  • More pixels

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • High-res screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony NEX-5R
Sony NEX-5T
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • $484
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • Wider angle kit lens

Compared to Sony A5000

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5000
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • High-res screen
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
Sony NEX-5R
Sony A5000
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
  • $479
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • Newer
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