Leica T (Typ 701) vs Nikon 1 J4

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Leica T (Typ 701)
Nikon 1 J4

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
19% larger screen size Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a screen size of 3.7", however the Nikon 1 J4 is only a 3" screen digital camera (0.7" smaller). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

263,000 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a display resolution of 1,300,000 pixels, whereas the Nikon 1 J4 is only a 1,037,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (263,000 pixels lower).
One hundred more shots per battery charge Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) is a digital camera that takes 400.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Nikon 1 J4 only takes 300.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

Expert reviews are a bit better
The Leica T (Typ 701) has an average expert review score of 77%, but the Nikon 1 J4 has an average rating of 75% (based on 36 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Leica T (Typ 701) has an average user review score of 92%, but the Nikon 1 J4 has an average rating of 87% (based on 33 reviews).
8 Reasons For
12% higher megapixel count Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has a megapixel count of 18.4MP, however the Leica T (Typ 701) is only a 16.3MP digital camera (2.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

HDMI port Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has an HDMI port, whereas the Leica T (Typ 701) does not have an HDMI port. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

47% lighter Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 is a 232g digital camera. That's 107g lighter than the Leica T (Typ 701) (232g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

9mm shorter Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 is a 60mm tall digital camera, whereas the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 69mm tall digital camera (9mm taller).
16% thinner Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has a depth of 28.5mm, however the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 33mm deep digital camera (4.5mm thicker).
34.5mm narrower Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has a width of 99.5mm, however the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 134mm wide digital camera (34.5mm wider).
£551 cheaper
The Nikon 1 J4 costs £299.00, whereas the Leica T (Typ 701) is £850.00.
Available from 3 shops
The more retailers stock this digital camera, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

9 Reasons Against
13% lower megapixel count Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a megapixel count of 16.3MP, however the Nikon 1 J4 is an 18.4MP digital camera (2.1MP higher). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Does not have an HDMI port Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) does not have an HDMI port, however the Nikon 1 J4 has an HDMI port. Read more

A HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) port is an interface to transfer audio and video data between devices such as digital cameras, computer monitors, TVs and projectors.

A HDMI port on the camera allows you to connect the camera directly to a compatible TV for easy playback of your photos.

Heavier Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) is a 339g digital camera. That's 107g heavier than the Nikon 1 J4 (232g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

9mm taller Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) is a 69mm tall digital camera, whereas the Nikon 1 J4 is a 60mm tall digital camera (9mm shorter).
14% thicker Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a depth of 33mm, however the Nikon 1 J4 is a 28.5mm deep digital camera (4.5mm thinner).
A lot wider Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a width of 134mm, however the Nikon 1 J4 is a 99.5mm wide digital camera (34.5mm narrower).
£551 more expensive
The Leica T (Typ 701) is more expensive than the Nikon 1 J4 by £551.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 seller sell the Leica T (Typ 701), however 4 sellers sell the Nikon 1 J4. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Ten months older
The Leica T (Typ 701) is older than the Nikon 1 J4 by ten months.
5 Reasons Against
24% smaller screen size Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has a screen size of 3", however the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 3.7" screen digital camera (0.7" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

263,000 pixels lower display resolution Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 has a display resolution of 1,037,000 pixels, whereas the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 1,300,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (263,000 pixels higher).
One hundred less shots per battery charge Edit
The Nikon 1 J4 is a digital camera that takes 300.00 shots per battery charge, whereas the Leica T (Typ 701) only takes 400.00 shots per battery charge. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

A little Lower expert review Score
The Nikon 1 J4 only has an average expert rating of 75%, but the Leica T (Typ 701) has an average expert rating of 77% (based on 3 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Nikon 1 J4 has an average user rating of 87%, but the Leica T (Typ 701) has an average user rating of 92% (based on 12 reviews).

Awards

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Ephotozine: Highly Recommended
PhotographyBlog.com: Recommended

Average Expert Rating

Average User Rating

Date Released

30 months Ago 20 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
BEST
 MILC
Megapixel Count
16.3MP 18.4MP
BEST
Image Stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Image stabiliser
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
 1536 x 4800
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
 1536 x 4800
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 5232 x 3488
 5232 x 3488
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 JPG
 RAW
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.7 13.2 x 8.8
Total Megapixel Count
16.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 3:2
 16:9

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Aluminium

Lens System

Maximum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 5.6
Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 10 - 30
Lens Mount Interface
 Leica T
 Nikon 1
 Leica T
 Nikon 1
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 tracking
 contrast detection
 Tracking Auto Focus
 Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto focus assist beam
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2250
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 12500
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2250
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 12500
Maximum ISO Speed
12,500 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum ISO Speed
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto exposure lock
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Matrix
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Shutter
 Electronic
 Electronic

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Forced off
 Second curtain synchro
 Soft
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Forced off
 Second curtain synchro
 Soft
Flash Guide
5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 1s
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Recharging Time
5s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure lock
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 MP4
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280x720@120fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1280x720@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@60fps
 1280x720@120fps
 1280x720@60fps
 1280x720@30fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Format
 PCM
 PCM
BEST

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 MicroSD (TransFlash)
 MicroSDHC
 MicroSDXC
Internal Memory
16MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.7"
BEST
3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
1,300,000 pixels
BEST
1,037,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PictBridge
HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
BEST
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Underwater
 Direct sunlight
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Auto
 Manual
 Fluorescent
 Incandescent
 Flash
 Underwater
 Direct sunlight
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,12 2,10
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Camera File System
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
 DCF 2.0
 Exif 2.3
 DCF
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
 Tripod mount
Playback Mode
 Movie
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
 Movie
 Slide show
 Thumbnails
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Brightness Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Brightness adjustment
Playback Mode
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
 Slideshow
 Zoom
 Rotation
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 PER
 VIE
 IND

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
339g 232g
BEST
Height
69mm 60mm
BEST
Depth
33mm 28.5mm
BEST
Width
134mm 99.5mm
BEST
Weight Including Battery
384g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
BP-DC 13 EN-EL22
Battery Capacity
985mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
400 shots
BEST
300 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
 AC adapter included
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
 Battery included
Included Battery Charger
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Included battery charger
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
 Built-in flash
Software CD
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
Audio Recording Format
 PCM
 PCM
Housing Material
 Aluminium
 Aluminium
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