• APS-C 357.3mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16000
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12500

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Advantages

Sony A5000 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
  • More pixels
    20.1 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

Leica T (Typ 701) over Sony A5000

  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Love or hate them, they can be useful
  • Higher-res screen
    410k vs 154k pixels
    More detail on the screen lets you judge focus and composition
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos

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The Competition

Compared to Canon EOS M

Sony A5000
Canon EOS M
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
  • $329
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Leica T (Typ 701)
Canon EOS M
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Wi-Fi
  • $329
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • On-sensor phase detect

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Sony A5000
Sony NEX-5T
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • More pixels
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-5T
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Higher-res screen
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $525
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Panasonic GM1

Sony A5000
Panasonic GM1
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Lens selection
  • Fast startup
Leica T (Typ 701)
Panasonic GM1
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $598
  • 4/3
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection

Compared to Sony A6000

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

Compared to Sony A5100

Sony A5000
Sony A5100
  • $398
  • APS-C
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect
Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony A5100
  • $1850
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen
  • $448
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Lens selection
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