• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 30.0 megapixels
  • 8.20mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica M-P (Typ 240) advantages over Nikon 360

  • Rear display
    Yes vs No
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
    ~ 6.05 vs 1.19 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.
  • Thinner
    42 mm vs 60 mm
    Thinner
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Longer exposure
    32 vs 1 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Higher extended ISO
    6400 vs 1600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Nikon 360 advantages over Leica M-P (Typ 240)

  • Less expensive
    $497 vs $5949
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • 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
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Newer
    2 years vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Lighter weight
    198g vs 680g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    30.0 vs 24.0 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures

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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • 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 Olympus TG-4

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Olympus TG-4
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Nikon 360
Olympus TG-4
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Shoot 4K video
  • NFC
  • $399
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Rear display
  • Less expensive

Compared to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Longer exposure
  • Higher extended ISO
Nikon 360
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking

Compared to Leica M (Typ 262)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoots 24p video
  • $4863
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Nikon 360
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
  • $4863
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Larger sensor

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Newer
  • Longer exposure
Nikon 360
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Canon G9X Mark II

Leica M-P (Typ 240)
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $5980
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Nikon 360
Canon G9X Mark II
  • $497
  • 1/2.3 inch
  • Waterproof
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $429
  • 1 inch
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
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