• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 36.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm (35mm eq.)

Buy From

Differences

Leica X-E (Typ 102) advantages over Fujifilm XF10

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.79 vs 3.92 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • More telephoto lens reach
    36 mm vs 28 mm
    Capture objects farther away
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

Fujifilm XF10 advantages over Leica X-E (Typ 102)

  • Less expensive
    $449 vs $1537
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    7 months vs 5 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • More dots on screen
    1037k vs 230k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Shoots 1080p video
    Yes vs No
    You'll want this if you shoot video
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Wider angle lens
    28 mm vs 36 mm
    Capture more of the scene
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    6.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    13 vs 8 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/16000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    51200 vs 12500 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • RAW file ability
    Both provide
    Gives you more flexibility to develop your photos later
  • Internal flash
    Both provide
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Manual focus
    Both provide
    AF is for the weak. Real photographers focus manually.
  • HDMI out
    Both provide
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Neither provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

User reviews

Buy From

Your purchases support this site

Buy the Fujifilm XF10

Review Excerpt

The Competition

Compared to Sigma DP1 Merrill

Leica X-E (Typ 102)
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Internal flash
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
Fujifilm XF10
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Leica X2

Leica X-E (Typ 102)
Leica X2
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Newer
  • $1722
  • APS-C
Fujifilm XF10
Leica X2
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $1722
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • More telephoto lens reach

Compared to Nikon Coolpix A

Leica X-E (Typ 102)
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • $574
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoots 24p video
Fujifilm XF10
Nikon Coolpix A
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $574
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Hot shoe

Compared to Ricoh GR II

Leica X-E (Typ 102)
Ricoh GR II
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
Fujifilm XF10
Ricoh GR II
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
  • $547
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Leica X-E (Typ 102)
Fujifilm X70
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm XF10
Fujifilm X70
  • $466
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Tiltable Screen
Compare Other Cameras?