• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 36.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 368.2mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 12,800

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Differences

Leica X2 advantages over Fujifilm X-Pro2

  • Bigger pixels
    ~ 4.79 vs 3.93 microns
    Better low-light and dynamic range (all else equal)
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 350 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Lighter weight
    345g vs 495g
    Lighter weight

Fujifilm X-Pro2 advantages over Leica X2

  • Focus peaking
    Peaker vs Non-peaker
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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 No
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
    4 years vs 8 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
    1620k 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
    24.3 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Shoots 60p video
    Yes vs No
    A faster framerate can give you more editing options
  • Dual card slots
    Yes vs No
    Gives you more storage flexibility
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    8.2 fps vs 5.0 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    62 vs 8 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/32000 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • Hot shoe
    Both provide
    Off-camera flashes open new possibilities

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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Neither provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • NFC
    Neither provide
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • Headphone jack
    Neither provide
    Monitor audio recording while you shoot video
  • Slow-motion videos
    Neither provide
    Shoot slow-motion videos

User reviews

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Review Excerpt

  • Weather-sealed, ergonomic camera body; Fast hybrid AF system; Excellent high ISO performance; Improved continuous shooting performance; Better video quality than previous Fuji cameras.

  • Some controls don't impress; Continuous autofocus still lags behind competing DSLR cameras; No 4K video; Fixed LCD without touchpanel.

The Competition

Compared to Sigma DP1 Merrill

Leica X2
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • More dots on screen
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Leica X2
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • $1531
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • $1531
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Internal flash

Compared to Fujifilm X70

Leica X2
Fujifilm X70
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • More telephoto lens reach
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Fujifilm X70
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6300

Leica X2
Sony A6300
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • $823
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Focus peaking
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sony A6300
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More dots on screen
  • $823
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas

Compared to Sony A6500

Leica X2
Sony A6500
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Fujifilm X-Pro2
Sony A6500
  • $1299
  • APS-C
  • Higher max flash sync
  • More dots on screen
  • $798
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
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