Leica X2 with Leica X-U Comparison

Leica X2 and Leica X-U Main Features

  • May, 2012
  • January, 2016
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 16 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 36 mm (1x) F2.8 Zoom Lens
  • 35 mm (1x) F1.7-16.0 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 100 - 12500 ISO
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 3" Articulated Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • -
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • 5.0 fps continuous shooting
  • -
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 124 x 69 x 52 mm, 345g.
  • 140 x 79 x 88 mm, 635g.
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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 X-U Scores


Imaging score
41
Features score
45
Value for money score
61
Portability score
77
Overall score
52

Leica X-U with Leica X2 Overview


Let's compare X2 with X-U. Both cameras produced Leica. These models are included in the Large Sensor Compact cameras. Leica X2 was released in 2012, and Leica X-U in 2016. X-U is newer, which is a plus. X2 4 years older.
These two cameras have the same sensor resolution - 16 MP. 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 . Leica X-U has a larger 3-inch Articulated screen, the other camera has a 2-inch Fixed screen.
X2 has electronic (optional) viewfinder, and the X-U doesn’t have. All viewfinders has no electronic viewfinderk dot resolution. Burst mode, also called continuous shooting mode, sports mode or continuous high speed mode, is a shooting mode in still cameras. Leica X2 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting. Leica X2 has 5.0 fps continuous shooting.

General X2 X-U
Brand Leica Leica
Model X2 X-U
Announced May, 2012 January, 2016
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 n/a
Screen
Screen Size 2" 3"
Screen Type Fixed Articulated
Screen Resolution 230k pixels 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic (optional) None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a% n/a%
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 11
Number of Cross Focus Points 0 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 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 2.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync, Studio Automatic, automatic/red eye reduction, on, on/red eye reduction, long-term synchronization/red eye reduction, off
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size APS-C APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.8 mm mm
Sensor Area 372.9 mm² 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4928 x 3264 4928 x 3264
Max Native ISO 12500 12500
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 450 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-DC8
Physical
Weight 345 g 635 g
Physical Dimensions 124 x 69 x 52 mm 140 x 79 x 88 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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