Leica T (Typ 701) vs Samsung NX500

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Leica T (Typ 701)
Samsung NX500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
Leica T (Typ 701) is 3.7" screen, but the Samsung NX500 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.

21% higher display resolution Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a display resolution of 1,300,000 pixels, however the Samsung NX500 is only a 1,036,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (264,000 pixels lower).
10.2mm thinner Edit
Leica T (Typ 701) is 33mm deep, but the Samsung NX500 is a 43.2mm deep digital camera (10.2mm thicker).
11 Reasons For
Higher megapixel count Edit
The Samsung NX500 is a 28.2MP digital camera. That's 11.9MP higher than the Leica T (Typ 701) (28.2MP). 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.

More total megapixel count Edit
The Samsung NX500 is a 30.7MP digital camera. That's 14.2MP more than the Leica T (Typ 701) (30.7MP).
Higher maximum ISO speed Edit
The Samsung NX500 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera. That's 13,100 higher than the Leica T (Typ 701) (25,600).
0.99s shorter flash sync-speed Edit
The Samsung NX500 has a flash sync-speed of 0.01s, however the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 1s flash sync-speed digital camera (0.99s longer).
HDMI port Edit
The Samsung NX500 has an HDMI port, however 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.

19% lighter Edit
The Samsung NX500 has a weight of 285g, however the Leica T (Typ 701) is a 339g digital camera (54g heavier). 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.

9% shorter Edit
The Samsung NX500 has a height of 63.5mm. That's 5.5mm shorter than the Leica T (Typ 701) (63.5mm).
Narrower Edit
Samsung NX500 is 119.4mm wide. That's 14.6mm narrower than the Leica T (Typ 701) (119.4mm).
Cheaper by £353
The Samsung NX500 is £353.13 cheaper than the Leica T (Typ 701).
2 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Samsung NX500 is 85%, whereas the average rating of the Leica T (Typ 701) is 77% (based on 3 reviews).

Reasons Against

12 Reasons Against
Hugely lower megapixel count Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a megapixel count of 16.3MP, but the Samsung NX500 is a 28.2MP digital camera (11.9MP 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.

Vastly less total megapixel count Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a total megapixel count of 16.5MP, however the Samsung NX500 is a 30.7MP digital camera (14.2MP more).
Significantly lower maximum ISO speed Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a maximum ISO speed of 12,500, whereas the Samsung NX500 is a 25,600 maximum ISO speed digital camera (13,100 higher).
Longer flash sync-speed Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) is a 1s flash sync-speed digital camera. That's 0.99s longer than the Samsung NX500 (0.01s).
Does not have an HDMI port Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) does not have an HDMI port, but the Samsung NX500 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.

16% heavier Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) is a 339g digital camera. That's 54g heavier than the Samsung NX500 (285g). 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.

5.5mm taller Edit
The Leica T (Typ 701) has a height of 69mm, however the Samsung NX500 is a 63.5mm tall digital camera (5.5mm shorter).
Wider Edit
Leica T (Typ 701) is 134mm wide, but the Samsung NX500 is a 119.4mm wide digital camera (14.6mm narrower).
£353 more expensive
The Leica T (Typ 701) is more expensive than the Samsung NX500 by £353.13.
Fewer sellers
Only 1 seller sell the Leica T (Typ 701), but 3 stores sell the Samsung NX500. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Eight months older
The Leica T (Typ 701) is older than the Samsung NX500 by eight months.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Leica T (Typ 701) is only 77%, whereas the average expert rating of the Samsung NX500 is 85% (based on 63 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Smaller screen size Edit
Samsung NX500 is only 3" screen. That's 0.7" smaller than the Leica T (Typ 701) (3"). 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.

Lower display resolution Edit
The Samsung NX500 is a 1,036,000 pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 264,000 pixels lower than the Leica T (Typ 701) (1,036,000 pixels).
Thicker Edit
Samsung NX500 is 43.2mm deep. That's 10.2mm thicker than the Leica T (Typ 701) (43.2mm).

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 MILC
 MILC
Megapixel Count
16.3MP 28.2MP
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
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2176
 3328 x 1872
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
 4608 x 2592
 3264 x 2176
 3328 x 1872
BEST
Maximum Image Resolution
 6480 x 4320
 6480 x 4320
BEST
Image Format
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
 JPG
 RAW
 MPO
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
23.6 x 15.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
16.5MP 30.7MP
BEST
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1
 3:2
 16:9
 1:1

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Aluminium

Lens System

Minimum Aperture
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.5
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 16 - 50
Lens Structure
Unknown - Click to provide data 9/8
Lens Mount Interface
 Leica T
 Samsung NX
 Leica T
 Samsung NX
Filter Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 43mm
Lens Mount
 Bayonet
 Bayonet

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
BEST
 single
 spot
 multi point
 Single Auto Focus
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual

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
 100
 25600
 25
 Auto
 100
 25600
 25
Maximum ISO Speed
12,500 25,600
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 100
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 5EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Second curtain synchro
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Second curtain synchro
Flash Guide
5m Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Sync-Speed
1s 0.01s
BEST
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
 Flash exposure compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Recharging Time
5s Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Correction
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)
BEST
 ±3EV (1/2, 1/3, 1 EV step)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 4096 x 2160
 4096 x 2160
BEST
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MP4
 H.265
 MP4
 H.265
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 640 x 480
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 4096 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 640 x 480
BEST
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD
 Full HD
 4K Ultra HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
16MB Unknown - Click to provide data
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
3.7"
BEST
3"
Display
 Super AMOLED
 Super AMOLED
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Touch Sensitive Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touch sensitive screen
Display Resolution
1,300,000 pixels
BEST
1,036,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI Port
 HDMI port
 HDMI port
BEST
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Flash
 Custom modes
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Auto
 Manual
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Flash
 Custom modes
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Calm
 Vivid
 Calm
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,12 2,30
Anti-Dust Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Anti-dust function
Tripod Mount
 Tripod mount
Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Adjustment
 Contrast adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data DRIMe V
Scene Mode
 Landscape
 Portrait
 Landscape
 Portrait
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
339g 285g
BEST
Height
69mm 63.5mm
BEST
Depth
33mm
BEST
43.2mm
Width
134mm 119.4mm
BEST
Lens Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 111g
Lens Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 31mm
Lens Diameter
Unknown - Click to provide data 64.8mm
Weight Including Battery
384g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
BP-DC 13 BP1130
Battery Capacity
985mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
400 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 5 - 85
Operating Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0 - 40

System Requirements

Mac Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mac operating system
Windows Operating System
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating system

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, ILauncher, Power Media Player, Samsung Movie Converter, Samsung Raw Converter, Samsung DNG converter
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
BEST
 USB
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

WiFi Connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
 WiFi connectivity
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Other Features

Video Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Video recording
Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Self-timer
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