Leica Q (Typ 116) vs Leica X (Typ  113)

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Leica Q (Typ 116)
Leica X (Typ  113)

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
A lot higher megapixel Edit
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has a megapixel of 24.2MP, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) is only a 16.2MP digital camera (8MP 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.

A lot more total megapixels Edit
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has a total megapixels of 26.3MP, but the Leica X (Typ  113) is only a 16.5MP digital camera (9.8MP less).
Three number of aspheric elementss Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Leica Q (Typ 116) is three, but the Leica X (Typ  113) only has two number of aspheric elementss.
Vastly higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200, however the Leica X (Typ  113) is only a 12,500 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,700 lower).
A lot higher motion JPEG frame rate Edit
Leica Q (Typ 116) is 50fps JPEG frame rate, but the Leica X (Typ  113) is only a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (20fps lower).
Available from 1 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Nine more awards
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has 10 awards, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) has 1 award.
Expert reviews are a lot better
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has an average expert review score of 90% based on 47 reviews, however the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average rating of 71% (based on 13 reviews).
User reviews are better
The Leica Q (Typ 116) has an average user review score of 98% based on 8 reviews, however the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).
3 Reasons For
816,000 pixels higher display resolution (numeric) Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera, whereas the Leica Q (Typ 116) is only a 104,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (816,000 pixels lower).
31% lighter Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 451g digital camera. That's 139g lighter than the Leica Q (Typ 116) (451g). 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.

£2,131 cheaper
The Leica X (Typ  113) costs £1,389.00, whereas the Leica Q (Typ 116) is £3,520.00.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
8x lower display resolution (numeric) Edit
Leica Q (Typ 116) is only 104,000 pixels display resolution, but the Leica X (Typ  113) is a 920,000 pixels display resolution digital camera (816,000 pixels higher).
Heavier Edit
The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 590g digital camera. That's 139g heavier than the Leica X (Typ  113) (451g). 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.

£2,131 more expensive
The Leica Q (Typ 116) is more expensive than the Leica X (Typ  113) by £2,131.
10 Reasons Against
8MP lower megapixel Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has a megapixel of 16.2MP, however the Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 24.2MP digital camera (8MP 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.

9.8MP less total megapixels Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has a total megapixels of 16.5MP, whereas the Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 26.3MP digital camera (9.8MP more).
Only two number of aspheric elementss Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a two number of aspheric elements digital camera, whereas the Leica Q (Typ 116) only has three number of aspheric elementss.
Hugely lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Leica X (Typ  113) is only 12,500 maximum ISO speed, but the Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 51,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (38,700 higher).
20fps lower motion JPEG frame rate Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera, whereas the Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 50fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (20fps higher).
Not as many stockists
Only 3 sellers sells the Leica X (Typ  113), however 4 retailers sell the Leica Q (Typ 116). Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Nine months older
The Leica X (Typ  113) is older than the Leica Q (Typ 116) by nine months.
Fewer awards
Whilst the Leica X (Typ  113) has received 1 award, the Leica Q (Typ 116) has received 10 awards.
Appreciably Lower expert review Score
The Leica X (Typ  113) only has an average expert rating of 71%, but the Leica Q (Typ 116) has an average expert rating of 90% (based on 47 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The Leica X (Typ  113) has an average user rating of 90%, but the Leica Q (Typ 116) has an average user rating of 98% (based on 8 reviews).

Awards

10 Awards
01net.com: 5 Star
Digital Versus: 5 Star
digitalone.com.sg: Editor's Choice
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PC Mag: Editor's Choice
PhotographyBlog.com: Highly Recommended
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Trusted Reviews: Recommended
1 Award
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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
24.2MP
BEST
16.2MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 6000 x 4000
 4272 x 2848
 2976 x 1984
 4928 x 3264
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
BEST
 6000 x 4000
 4272 x 2848
 2976 x 1984
 4928 x 3264
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 6000 x 4000
BEST
 6000 x 4000
Image Formats Supported
 RAW
 JPG
 DNG
BEST
 RAW
 JPG
 DNG
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
36 x 24 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixels
26.3MP
BEST
16.5MP
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
BEST
 3:2

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Digital Zoom
1.8x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
16 16
Minimum Aperture Number
1.7 1.7
Focal Length Range (f-F)
1.7 - 28 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
11/9 10/8
Number of Aspheric Elements
3
BEST
2

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 spot
 multi point
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
 spot
 multi point
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
BEST
Normal Focusing Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2 - ∞
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 80
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 Auto
 100
 200
 51200
 64
 80
 160
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
51,200
BEST
12,500
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 30s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s
Camera Shutter Type
 Mechanical
 Mechanical

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
50fps
BEST
30fps
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
BEST
 MP4
Video Resolutions
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
Resolution At Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Formats Supported
 AAC++
 AAC++
Voice Recording
 Voice recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 3"
Display
 TFT
 TFT
BEST
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
Unknown - Click to provide data 100%
Display Resolution (numeric)
104,000 pixels 920,000 pixels
BEST

Viewfinder

Viewfinder Type
 Electronic
 Electronic

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDMI
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Halogen
 Flash
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
2,12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 16x
Scene Modes
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset
 Beach
 Snow
 Candlelight
 Landscape
 Night
 Night portrait
 Panorama
 Portrait
 Sports
 Sunset

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
590g 451g
BEST
Height
93mm 73mm
Depth
80mm 78mm
Width
130mm 133mm
Weight (including Battery)
640g 486g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type
BP - DC12 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Capacity
1,200mAh Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Unknown - Click to provide data 350 shots
Battery Voltage
7.2V Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
BEST
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
Near Field Communication (NFC)
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
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