• APS-C 369.0mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 25,600
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 24.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000

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Differences

Samsung Galaxy NX advantages over Leica CL

  • Less expensive
    $1199 vs $3795
    Save money for lenses or accessories
  • Built-in Bluetooth
    Yes vs No
    Always-on wireless connectivity
  • Built-in GPS
    GPS vs None
    Geotag your photos
  • On-sensor phase detect
    Yes vs No
    Usually improves live view and video AF performance
  • Longer stills battery life
    More info 440 vs 220 shots
    Capture more photos
  • More telephoto lens reach
    84 mm vs 27 mm
    Capture objects farther away with the kit lens
  • Internal flash
    Internal flash vs None
    Useful in a pinch for fill flash
  • Thinner
    25 mm vs 45 mm
    Thinner
  • 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
  • More dots on screen
    2765k vs 1040k dots
    Can mean greater resolution or a brighter screen
  • Has anti-aliasing filter
    Filter vs No Filter
    Reduces unsightly moiré in photos
  • Bulb shutter
    Bulb vs No bulb
    Hold the shutter open manually for long exposures
  • Slow-motion videos
    Yes vs No
    Shoot slow-motion videos

Leica CL advantages over Samsung Galaxy NX

  • Shoot 4K video
    4K (UHD) vs 1080p
    Make sure you have a fast computer
  • Top deck display
    Yes vs No
    Check settings with a screen on top of the camera
  • Newer
    5 years vs 9 years old
    Newer cameras often support more advanced features
  • Lighter weight
    483g vs 718g
    Lighter weight
  • More pixels
    24.2 vs 20.3 megapixels
    Higher resolution photos
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
    No Filter vs Filter
    Enjoy sharper photos
  • Faster JPEG shooting
    10.0 fps vs 8.2 fps
    Faster JPEG shooting (burst mode)
  • Bigger JPEG buffer
    140 vs 15 shots
    Take more JPEG shots before waiting (burst mode)
  • Faster shutter
    1/25000 vs 1/6000 sec
    Shoot wide open in bright light
  • Higher extended ISO
    50000 vs 25600 ISO
    Higher extended ISO can give more low-light flexibility

Similarities

Common Strengths

  • Focus peaking
    Both provide
    Your camera will highlight what's in focus
  • Eye-level viewfinder
    Both provide
    You'll be able to frame photos even when the sun is out
  • Touchscreen
    Both provide
    Interact with your camera just like your smartphone
  • In-camera panoramas
    Both provide
    Stitches multiple shots into a panoramic photo
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
    Both provide
    Share your photos wirelessly
  • 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
  • Tiltable Screen
    Neither provide
    Tilt the screen for shooting flexbility
  • 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 Fujifilm X-E1

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Wi-Fi
  • $949
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Less expensive
Leica CL
Fujifilm X-E1
  • $3628
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $949
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Samsung NX300

Samsung Galaxy NX
Samsung NX300
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • Fast startup
Leica CL
Samsung NX300
  • $3628
  • APS-C
  • Eye-level viewfinder
  • Shoot 4K video
  • $1200
  • APS-C
  • Tiltable Screen
  • NFC

Compared to Fujifilm X-E2S

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Touchscreen
  • Built-in Bluetooth
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • External Mic Jack
Leica CL
Fujifilm X-E2S
  • $3628
  • APS-C
  • Shoot 4K video
  • Touchscreen
  • $1250
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Bigger pixels

Compared to Sony A6500

Samsung Galaxy NX
Sony A6500
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization
Leica CL
Sony A6500
  • $3628
  • APS-C
  • Top deck display
  • Lacks anti-aliasing filter
  • $1198
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • In-Camera Image Stabilization

Compared to Fujifilm X-Pro3

Samsung Galaxy NX
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $1199
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Slower slow-motion
  • $1999
  • APS-C
  • Lens selection
  • Shoot 4K video
Leica CL
Fujifilm X-Pro3
  • $3628
  • APS-C
  • In-camera panoramas
  • More viewfinder magnification
  • $1999
  • APS-C
  • Less expensive
  • Tiltable Screen
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