Leica X2 with Leica Q Comparison

Leica X2 and Leica Q Main Features

  • May, 2012
  • June, 2015
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 36 mm (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 28 mm (1x) F1.7 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • -
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • -
  • 3680k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 10.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 69 x 52 mm, 345g.
  • 130 x 80 x 93 mm, 640g.
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Leica X2 Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
46
Value for money score
64
Portability score
90
Overall score
50

Leica Q Scores


Imaging score
73
Features score
76
Value for money score
82
Portability score
77
Overall score
79

Leica Q with Leica X2 Overview


Let's compare X2 with Q. Both cameras produced Leica. These models are included in the Large Sensor Compact cameras. Leica X2 was released in 2012, and Leica Q in 2015. Q is newer, which is a plus. X2 3 years older.
The sensor resolution of Q is greater than that of X2. The difference of 8 MP is quite a lot. The more megapixels the camera has, the more detailed and clear the picture will be. The number of megapixels will also affect the maximum size of the photos, which then can be printed without loss of quality.
The minimum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . A larger maximum ISO allows you to take good pictures in the dark. The maximum ISO value for these cameras is the same and is . Q has image stabilization(Sensor-shift), X2 doesn’t, it is a big minus. Leica Q has a larger 3-inch Fixed screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
X2 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the Q doesn’t have. Viewfinder Q has a higher resolution of 3680k dots, X2 has a resolution of no electronic viewfinderk dots. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica X2 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica X2 has 10.0 fps continuous shooting.

General X2 Q
Brand Leica Leica
Model X2 Q
Announced May, 2012 June, 2015
Body Type Large sensor compact Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0 0
Macro Focus Range 30 17
Screen
Screen Size 2" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0 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 0
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 fps 10.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash no built-in flash
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync, Studio no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.8 mm 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 372.9 mm² 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 6000 x 4000
Max Native ISO 12500 50000
Min Native ISO 100 100
Max Boosted ISO 0 0
Min Boosted ISO 0 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None 1920 x 1080
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 450 shots 0 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-DC12
Physical
Weight 345 g 640 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 69 x 52 mm 130 x 80 x 93 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC card SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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