• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 332.3mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Leica Q advantages over Canon EOS M100

  • Larger sensor
    35mm vs APS-C
    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
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Yes vs No
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 6.00 vs 3.72 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Higher effective ISO
    2,221 vs 1,272 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/500 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 6.1 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/4000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Canon EOS M100 advantages over Leica Q

  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $4495*
    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
  • Thinner
    35 mm vs 93 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    9 months vs 3 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Lighter weight
    302g vs 640g
    Lighter weight
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

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
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Both provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • 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
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony RX1

Leica Q
Sony RX1
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2398
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon EOS M100
Sony RX1
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $2398
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony RX1R

Leica Q
Sony RX1R
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2400
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach
Canon EOS M100
Sony RX1R
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $2400
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Canon EOS M3

Leica Q
Canon EOS M3
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M3
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup
  • $549
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • External Mic Jack

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Leica Q
Canon EOS M10
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
Canon EOS M100
Canon EOS M10
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Fast startup
  • $727
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Bigger JPEG buffer

Compared to Leica X-U (Typ 113)

Leica Q
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof
Canon EOS M100
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $449
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
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