• 2/3 inch 58.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 100.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500

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Differences

Fujifilm XQ1 advantages over Leica T (Typ 701)

  • Less expensive
    $480 vs $998
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    206g vs 384g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Leica T (Typ 701) advantages over Fujifilm XQ1

  • 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)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 400 vs 240 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More dots on screen
    1230k vs 920k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    16.3 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • 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
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Bulb shutter
    Neither provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XF1
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Longer stills battery life
Leica T (Typ 701)
Fujifilm XF1
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $375
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Olympus XZ-10

Fujifilm XQ1
Olympus XZ-10
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Touchscreen
  • More telephoto lens reach
Leica T (Typ 701)
Olympus XZ-10
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Fujifilm XQ1
Samsung NX3000
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Focus peaking
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX3000
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Fujifilm XQ2

Fujifilm XQ1
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
Leica T (Typ 701)
Fujifilm XQ2
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
  • $299
  • 2/3 inch
  • Focus peaking
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Leica TL

Fujifilm XQ1
Leica TL
  • $480
  • 2/3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1295
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels
Leica T (Typ 701)
Leica TL
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $1295
  • APS-C
  • Newer
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