• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica X (Typ 113)
  • Leica Q (Typ 116)
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Leica Q2
Q vs Q2
General
Model Number: X (Typ 113) Q
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $2295.00 $4250.00
Street Price: $1,995.00 $3,795.00
Date Available: 2014-09-16 2015-06-10
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.1 oz (486 g)
includes batteries
22.6 oz (640 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 2.9 x 3.1 in.
(133 x 73 x 78 mm)
5.1 x 3.1 x 3.7 in.
(130 x 80 x 93 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 24.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 369.72mm2 (23.7mm x 15.6mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.79 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   85
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   24.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   2,221
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4274 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1080 (1.7 MP, Other),
8176 x 1920 (15.7 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/​30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: Not specified MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Leica Elmarit 23mm f/1.7 ASPH, 10 elements in 8 groups with 2 aspherical elements Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH.; 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35mm 28mm
Focal Length (actual): 23mm 28mm
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/1.7 - f/16.0 in 1/3EV steps f/1.7 - f/16 in 1/3 EV increments
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:   17 cm to Infinity
6.7 in to Infinity
Filter Thread: n/a 49.0mm
Thread Type: n/a On lens
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values:   1.25x or 1.8x crop modes (35 and 50mm eq.)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 1-point, 11-point, spot, face detection Contrast-detect AF: Single zone (adjustable), multi-field (49 zones), face recognition, subject tracking, optional setting/shutter release by touching the monitor; Manual focus with focus peaking and magnification available
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Compatible with Leica Visoflex (Typ 020) EVF EVF: 3.68M-dot eq. LCoS, 100% coverage, 4:3 aspect ratio, +/-3 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 1,228,800 dots (1,228,800 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12500 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500 Auto, ISO 200 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, halogen, daylight, flash, cloudy, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting with fine tuning Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Halogen, Flash, Kelvin Setting, Manual (2)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/16000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Smart multi-segment metering, center-weighted metering, selective (spot) metering Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Film modes: Standard, dynamic, natural, B&W natural, B&W high contrast Sport, Portrait, Landscape, Night Portrait, Snow/Beach, Candlelight, Sunset, Digiscoping, Miniature Effect, Panorama, Timelapse
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, flash exposure correction, red-eye correction, fill-in flash, slow sync, studio, 1st/2nd curtain sync n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe compatible w/ Leica SF 24D / SF 58 Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: Not specified MPEG-4 with AAC stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):    
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.0 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7  
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.0
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary Proprietary BP-DC12 7.2V, 1200mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (free download after registration) Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in an all black version with black leather and a silver version with brown leatherette.