Leica X Review

Overall Score

52

Main Features

  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 35 mm (1x) F1.7-32.0 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 133 x 73 x 78 mm, 486g.
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Leica X Overview


First introduced in September, 2014, Leica X is a 16 MP Compact with a APS-C (23 x 15.5 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Proc and Cons of Leica X (Typ 113)


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica X with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
RAW Support
920k dots Screen Resolution
Long Battery Life: 350 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
11 Focus Points
AF Face Detection
12500 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1.7 Lens at Wide
11 Focus Points
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Built-in Viewfinder
Slow Lens at Wide: F1.7
Type Scores

Leica X has an Overall Score of 52/100 and ranked #137 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #481 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica X (Typ 113) Scores
Imaging score
54
Features score
41
Value for money score
63
Portability score
83
Overall score
52
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Leica X (Typ 113)


Leica X weighs 486g and has external dimensions of 133 x 73 x 78mm (5.24 x 2.87 x 3.07"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Leica X (Typ 113) is 97 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Leica X (Typ 113) is more by 18mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica X (Typ 113)
486g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica X (Typ 113)
78mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica X with the dimensions:

Leica X

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight X Dimensions X
Leica X2 Leica X2 345 g 486 g 124 x 69 x 52 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Fujifilm X100T Fujifilm X100T 440 g 486 g 127 x 74 x 52 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Leica X Vario Leica X Vario 680 g 486 g 133 x 73 x 95 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Leica D-Lux Typ 109 Leica D-Lux Typ 109 405 g 486 g 118 x 66 x 55 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 486 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Leica X1 Leica X1 306 g 486 g 124 x 60 x 32 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1 Sony RX1 482 g 486 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R Sony RX1R 482 g 486 g 113 x 65 x 70 mm 133 x 73 x 78 mm

Specifications of Leica X


General
Brand Leica
Model X
Announced September, 2014
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 20
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes n/a
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264
Max Native ISO 12500
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 350 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-DC8
Physical
Weight 486 g
Physical Dimensions 133 x 73 x 78 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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