• 1 inch 116.2mm2
  • 20.1 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 400.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114) advantages over Fujifilm X-A5

  • Slower slow-motion
    120 fps vs 100 fps
    Supports slower slow-mo
  • 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
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/4000 vs 1/180 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Longer exposure
    60 vs 30 sec
    Long exposures for night shots
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    12.0 fps vs 5.8 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)

Fujifilm X-A5 advantages over Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)

  • Larger sensor
    APS-C vs 1 inch
    More sensor area. Bigger is (generally) better.
  • Less expensive
    $599 vs $1195*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 3.92 vs 2.41 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • 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
  • Thinner
    40 mm vs 130 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    5 months vs 4 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.1 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 vs 1/16000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 25000 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
  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Shoot 4K video
    Both provide
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Both provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • External Mic Jack
    Both provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use an external screen to monitor or review video
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • Bulb shutter
    Both provide
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Both provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Common Weaknesses

  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Impressive overall image quality; Excellent high ISO performance; Very good dynamic range from RAW files; Full HD video at 60 fps; Good battery life.

  • Slower-than-average AF speed; 4K video capped at 15fps; Very slow startup to first shot time with new power-zoom kit lens; Sluggish single-shot cycle times.

The Competition

Compared to Panasonic FZ1000

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Faster JPEG shooting
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-A5
Panasonic FZ1000
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $798
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Sony RX10 II

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Sony RX10 II
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer exposure
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Integrated ND filter
Fujifilm X-A5
Sony RX10 II
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
  • $1198
  • 1 inch
  • Slower slow-motion
  • Eye-level viewfinder

Compared to Fujifilm X-A3

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Fujifilm X-A3
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $499
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Fast startup

Compared to Panasonic FZ2500

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen
Fujifilm X-A5
Panasonic FZ2500
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Less expensive
  • $998
  • 1 inch
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion

Compared to Canon EOS M6

Leica V-LUX (Typ 114)
Canon EOS M6
  • $1195
  • 1 inch
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Larger sensor
Fujifilm X-A5
Canon EOS M6
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Fast startup
  • NFC
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