• APS-C 372.9mm2
  • 12.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Fujifilm X100 advantages over Leica X (Typ 113)

  • Less expensive
    $1200 vs $2295 (MSRP)
    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
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Thinner
    53 mm vs 78 mm
    Thinner
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Leica X (Typ 113) advantages over Fujifilm X100

  • Larger lens aperture
    f/1.7 vs f/2.0
    Take photos in low-light or isolate your subject
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 460k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    16.2 vs 12.3 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.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Superb image quality; Dazzling Hybrid Viewfinder; Traditional mechanical controls; Mostly excellent optical performance.

  • Quirky interface; Manual dials turn easily; Manual focus is too difficult to use; Dramatic lens flare, especially at night.

The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X100S

Fujifilm X100
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica X (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X100S
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • More dots on screen
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon G1X Mark II

Fujifilm X100
Canon G1X Mark II
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $599
  • 1.5 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica X (Typ 113)
Canon G1X Mark II
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $599
  • 1.5 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Fujifilm X100
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica X (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Leica X-U (Typ 113)

Fujifilm X100
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Bigger pixels
  • $3645
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger lens aperture
Leica X (Typ 113)
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight
  • $3645
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life

Compared to Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100
Fujifilm X100F
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica X (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X100F
  • $1995
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $1099
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
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