• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.0 megapixels
  • 36.00mm - 180.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 320 - 25,000

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Differences

Fujifilm Z70 advantages over Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    20 mm vs 42 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    145g vs 680g
    Lighter weight

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) advantages over Fujifilm Z70

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs 1/2.3 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.01 vs 1.54 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • RAW file ability
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Manual focus
    Yes vs No
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Newer
    3 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    922k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 12.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 1/4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    3.0 fps vs 1.6 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    30 vs 5 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25000 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera

Common Weaknesses

  • 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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • 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
  • HDMI out
    Neither provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm XP10

Fujifilm Z70
Fujifilm XP10
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Fujifilm XP10
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner

Compared to Fujifilm Z90

Fujifilm Z70
Fujifilm Z90
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Longer stills battery life
  • More pixels
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Fujifilm Z90
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $93
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner

Compared to Pentax S1

Fujifilm Z70
Pentax S1
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Manual focus
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Pentax S1
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $200
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • Internal flash

Compared to Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Fujifilm Z70
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Internal flash
  • Thinner
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Fujifilm Z70
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $150
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Newer
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