• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 70.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica X Vario (Typ 107)
  • Leica T (Typ 701)
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Predecessor:    
Successor:   Leica TL
T (Typ 701) vs TL
General
Model Number: X Vario T (Typ 701)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $2850.00 $1850.00
Street Price: $2,099.00 $998.00
Date Available: 2013-06-11 2014-05-26
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 22.4 oz (636 g)
includes batteries
13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.2 x 2.9 x 3.7 in.
(133 x 73 x 95 mm)
5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 16.3
Sensor Format: APS-C APS-C
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.77 microns 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.5x
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: 78 75
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.4 23.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.7 12.7
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,320 1,082
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4944 x 3274 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3274 (16.1 MP, Other),
4288 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)
4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 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)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 4.4 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Leica L bayonet
Lens: Leica Vario-Elmar 18-46 mm f/3.5-6.4 ASPH; 9 elements in 8 groups including 2 aspherical lenses n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 70mm  
Focal Length (actual): 18 - 46mm  
Zoom Ratio: 2.55x  
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/6.4 (T) - f/16 in 1/3EV steps  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom:
Digital Zoom Values:    
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: 1-point, 11-point, spot, face detection Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional EVF 2 Electronic Viewfinder Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12500 12500
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot 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: Automatic bracketing: Three pictures in graduations up to 3 EV, adjustable in 1/3 EV increments Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, auto/Red-Eye, forced on, forced on/Red eye, Slow Sync, Slow Sync/Red eye, Studio Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 5.0 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO 100: 1.5m / 4 ft. Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory:   1,600.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
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): HMDI, Electronic Viewfinder Socket Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.13  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.36  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 9  
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): 4.4 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 7 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.30 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.143 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.43 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.040 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus lag, Multi-area AF mode = 0.317s  
Startup Time: 1.9 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.8 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.3 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 350 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 3.7v 1600mAh Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (free download after registration) Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (free download after registration), Leica T app for iOS (free download from Apple App-Store)
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Fixed 28-70mm eq. f/3.5-6.4 lens, 16-megapixel APS-C sensor, up to 1080p30 videos, magnesium and aluminum body with soft leather trim. Available in black or silver. APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, new Leica T bayonet mount, 3.7-inch touchscreen LCD, built-in flash, hot shoe with accessory port, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in silver or black.