• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X10 advantages over Leica X-U (Typ 113)

  • Less expensive
    $339 vs $3495
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • More telephoto lens reach
    112 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Thinner
    56 mm vs 88 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    361g vs 635g
    Lighter weight
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 35 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.6 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Leica X-U (Typ 113) advantages over Fujifilm X10

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 2/3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.77 vs 2.20 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.7 vs f/2.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 270 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/1000 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    920k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • More pixels
    16.2 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.

Common Weaknesses

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Neither provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Really solid body littered with external controls feels like a camera should; Very bright zoom lens; Clever EXR modes; Raw support.

  • White orb problem; EV dial difficult to turn; Below average battery life; Shallow buffers; Occasional demosaicing errors.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X20

Fujifilm X10
Fujifilm X20
  • $339
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X20
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Pentax WG-3 GPS

Fujifilm X10
Pentax WG-3 GPS
  • $339
  • 2/3 inch
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Pentax WG-3 GPS
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $229
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X10
Fujifilm X30
  • $339
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X30
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
  • $499
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive

Compared to Leica X (Typ 113)

Fujifilm X10
Leica X (Typ 113)
  • $339
  • 2/3 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Leica X (Typ 113)
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight

Compared to Leica Q

Fujifilm X10
Leica Q
  • $339
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Leica Q
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
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