• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • APS-C 366.6mm2
  • 26.1 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica CL advantages over Fujifilm X100V

  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.74x vs 0.66x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder

Fujifilm X100V advantages over Leica CL

  • Less expensive
    $1399* vs $3795
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Integrated ND filter
    Yes vs No
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Newer
    14 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1620k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Doesn't require an AA filter
    Yes vs No
    A unique sensor design provides sharp photos without moiré
  • Longer exposure
    900 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

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
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Leica CL
Fujifilm X100T
  • $3195
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels
Fujifilm X100V
Fujifilm X100T
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro2

Leica CL
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $3195
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
Fujifilm X100V
Fujifilm X-Pro2
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1499
  • APS-C
  • Dual card slots

Compared to Sony A6500

Leica CL
Sony A6500
  • $3195
  • APS-C
  • Top deck display
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Fujifilm X100V
Sony A6500
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Integrated ND filter
  • Higher max flash sync
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X100F

Leica CL
Fujifilm X100F
  • $3195
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • On-sensor phase detect
Fujifilm X100V
Fujifilm X100F
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $899
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Longer video battery life

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro3

Leica CL
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $3195
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Fujifilm X100V
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $1399
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1799
  • APS-C
  • Top deck display
  • Dual card slots
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