• APS-C 369.7mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 36.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600

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Differences

Leica X2 advantages over Samsung NX3300

  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 450 vs 370 shots
    Capture more photos
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash

Samsung NX3300 advantages over Leica X2

  • Less expensive
    $470 vs $1795*
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • In-camera panoramas
    Yes vs No
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Tiltable Screen
    Tiltable vs Fixed
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Wi-Fi vs None
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • NFC
    Yes vs No
    Simplifies pairing your camera with supported phones
  • Thinner
    39 mm vs 51 mm
    Thinner
  • Newer
    4 years vs 7 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    230g vs 345g
    Lighter weight
  • More dots on screen
    461k 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
    20.3 vs 16.2 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • 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
    1/4000 vs 1/2000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    25600 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

  • Focus peaking
    Neither provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • 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
  • Touchscreen
    Neither provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Neither provide
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    Neither provide
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Neither provide
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Integrated ND filter
    Neither provide
    Shoot in daylight with a large aperture or slow shutter
  • External Mic Jack
    Neither provide
    Improved sound fidelity when shooting video
  • 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 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
Samsung NX3300
Sigma DP1 Merrill
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $849
  • APS-C
  • Bigger pixels
  • Higher-res screen

Compared to Samsung NX2000

Leica X2
Samsung NX2000
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • Longer stills battery life
  • Internal flash
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Less expensive
Samsung NX3300
Samsung NX2000
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
  • $600
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen

Compared to Leica X-E (Typ 102)

Leica X2
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Newer
Samsung NX3300
Leica X-E (Typ 102)
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $1537
  • APS-C
  • Internal flash
  • Higher max flash sync

Compared to Canon EOS M10

Leica X2
Canon EOS M10
  • $1795
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • Longer stills battery life
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Touchscreen
Samsung NX3300
Canon EOS M10
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Larger sensor
  • In-camera panoramas
  • $599
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • On-sensor phase detect

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
Samsung NX3300
Fujifilm X70
  • $470
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • NFC
  • $699
  • APS-C
  • Focus peaking
  • Touchscreen
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