• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • 35mm 858.0mm2
  • 24.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Leica M10 advantages over Nikon Z6

  • Thinner
    38 mm vs 67 mm
    Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Longer exposure
    125 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    100 vs 47 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)

Nikon Z6 advantages over Leica M10

  • Less expensive
    $2197 vs $7995*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 380 vs 210 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    4 years vs 5 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
    2100k vs 1037k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More viewfinder magnification
    0.80x vs 0.73x
    Get a bigger view of the scene through the eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Headphone jack
    Yes vs No
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster RAW shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster RAW shooting in burst mode
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/8000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 vs 50000 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • 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
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • 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 panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Internal flash
    Neither provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility

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Review Excerpt

  • Great image quality; Terrific high ISO performance; Fast AF speeds; Eye AF; Swift 12fps burst shooting; In-body image stabilization; High-quality 4K video; Robust build quality; Familiar Nikon design.

  • Single XQD card slot; Default high ISO NR a bit strong; No 4K 60p; 1/200s x-sync speed; Limited native lens selection (at this time).

The Competition

Compared to Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Leica M10
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • Longer exposure
  • $7595
  • 35mm
  • Shoots 24p video
  • Shoots 1080p video
Nikon Z6
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $7595
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Leica M (Typ 262)

Leica M10
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $4823
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
Nikon Z6
Leica M (Typ 262)
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $4823
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Leica M-D (Typ 262)

Leica M10
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
Nikon Z6
Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Rear display
  • Focus peaking
  • $5995
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Sony A7 III

Leica M10
Sony A7 III
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $2024
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Lens selection
Nikon Z6
Sony A7 III
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Top deck display
  • More dots on screen
  • $2024
  • 35mm
  • NFC
  • Higher effective ISO

Compared to Canon EOS R

Leica M10
Canon EOS R
  • $7995
  • 35mm
  • Thinner
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Nikon Z6
Canon EOS R
  • $1597
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $1599
  • 35mm
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • More telephoto lens reach
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