• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

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Differences

Leica T (Typ 701) advantages over Leica Q

  • Less expensive
    $998 vs $4495
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    33 mm vs 93 mm
    Thinner
  • Lighter weight
    384g vs 640g
    Lighter weight

Leica Q advantages over Leica T (Typ 701)

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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 4.77 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 1,082 iso
    Take photos in low light with less noise
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/500 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • More pixels
    24.0 vs 16.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 5.0 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 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Rear display
    Both provide
    Review photos on the back of the camera
  • 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
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

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The Competition

Compared to Sony RX1R

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony RX1R
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $2400
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Leica Q
Sony RX1R
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $2400
  • 35mm
  • Less expensive
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Sony NEX-5T

Leica T (Typ 701)
Sony NEX-5T
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Leica Q
Sony NEX-5T
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $548
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Samsung NX3000

Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX3000
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Internal flash
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
Leica Q
Samsung NX3000
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen

Compared to Leica X-U (Typ 113)

Leica T (Typ 701)
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Higher max flash sync
Leica Q
Leica X-U (Typ 113)
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Waterproof

Compared to Leica TL

Leica T (Typ 701)
Leica TL
  • $998
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • $1295
  • APS-C
  • Newer
Leica Q
Leica TL
  • $4495
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
  • $1295
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Internal flash
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