• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.9 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 51,200

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Differences

Leica X-U (Typ 113) advantages over Nikon Z50

  • Waterproof
    Yes vs No
    Take photos underwater without destroying your camera!
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 320 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Higher max flash sync
    1/2000 vs 1/200 sec
    Reduce the effect of ambient light in flash shots
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos

Nikon Z50 advantages over Leica X-U (Typ 113)

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Less expensive
    $897 vs $3495*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Eye-level vs Rear display only
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Touchscreen
    Touch vs No touch
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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
  • Thinner
    60 mm vs 88 mm
    Thinner
  • External Mic Jack
    Jack vs No jack
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • HDMI out
    HDMI out vs None
    Use HDMI output to monitor or review video
  • Shoots 24p video
    Yes vs No
    Gives your movies a big-screen feel
  • Hot shoe
    Hot shoe vs None
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities
  • More pixels
    20.9 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    11.0 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos
  • Faster shutter
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    204800 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
  • 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.

Common Weaknesses

  • Tilt-swivel screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt and swivel the screen for maximum shooting flexibility
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
    Neither provide
    Reduces the effects of camera shake at slower shutter speeds
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Top deck display
    Neither provide
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Dual card slots
    Neither provide
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video

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The Competition

Compared to Fujifilm X100T

Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X100T
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger lens aperture
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X100T
  • $807
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • Integrated ND filter

Compared to Leica X (Typ 113)

Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Leica X (Typ 113)
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $3500
  • APS-C
  • HDMI out
  • Lighter weight
Nikon Z50
Leica X (Typ 113)
  • $807
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $3500
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • Has anti-aliasing filter

Compared to Leica Q

Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Leica Q
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • $3695
  • 35mm
  • Focus peaking
  • Larger sensor
Nikon Z50
Leica Q
  • $807
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $3695
  • 35mm
  • Larger sensor
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Canon EOS M50

Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Canon EOS M50
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Larger sensor
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Nikon Z50
Canon EOS M50
  • $807
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $579
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tilt-swivel screen

Compared to Fujifilm X-S10

Leica X-U (Typ 113)
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $3495
  • APS-C
  • Waterproof
  • Bigger pixels
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Nikon Z50
Fujifilm X-S10
  • $807
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Wider angle kit lens
  • $999
  • APS-C
  • Tilt-swivel screen
  • Slower slow-motion
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