• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.4 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 140.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica M (Typ 262) advantages over Fujifilm XP90

  • 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 1.34 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.
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 16.4 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 4 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • 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

Fujifilm XP90 advantages over Leica M (Typ 262)

  • Less expensive
    $109 vs $4888
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    27 mm vs 42 mm
    Thinner
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    203g vs 600g
    Lighter weight
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 3.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • 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

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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

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The Competition

Compared to Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Leica M (Typ 262)
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm XP90
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Leica M (Typ 262)
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • $7847
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm XP90
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $7847
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Leica M (Typ 262)
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • $5995
  • 35mm
Fujifilm XP90
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Rear display
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm XP120

Leica M (Typ 262)
Fujifilm XP120
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP120
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Newer

Compared to Fujifilm XP130

Leica M (Typ 262)
Fujifilm XP130
  • $4959
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Fujifilm XP90
Fujifilm XP130
  • $109
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $149
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • Newer
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