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Compare Leica X-U vs Leica M Monochrom

Reviews

Neo score
61%
52%
Pros
  • Fully articulated LCD
  • Weather-sealed
  • Full-frame sensor
  • Superb construction
  • Best in class handling
Cons
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • Very low 5.0 fps burst rate
  • Low 16 MP resolution
  • Menu not touch-enabled
  • 320 base ISO
  • Lacks weather sealing

Price

MSRP
2950 USD
7450 USD
Offers (incl. referral links)

Connectivity

Ports
USB 2.0
HDMI + Remote Control + USB 2.0

Construction

Form Factor
Compact camera with prime lens
Compact camera with prime lens
Image Size
APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm)
Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm)
Microphone
Stereo
None
Sensor | Resolution
16 MP (4928 x 3264)
24 MP (5952 x 3968)
Sensor | Type
CMOS
CMOS
Speakers
Mono
Mono

Dimensions

Size | Depth
88 mm / 3.46 in
80 mm / 3.15 in
Size | Height
79 mm / 3.11 in
42 mm / 1.65 in
Size | Width
140 mm / 5.51 in
139 mm / 5.47 in
Weight
635 g / 22.44 oz
680 g / 24.03 oz

Display

Display Diagonal
3 inch
3 inch
Display Type
Fully articulated TFT LCD
Fixed TFT LCD
Resolution
920,000 dots
921,000 dots
Viewfinder | Magnification
0.68x
Viewfinder | Type
None
Optical (rangefinder)

Function

AE Bracketing
±3 (3 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Angle Of View
63.5° Diagonal | 54.4° Horizontal | 37.8° Vertical
Aperture
f/1.7 ~ f/16
Autofocus
11 focus points
Crop Factor
1.5
Exposure Compensation
±3 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Exposure Mode
Auto / Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Aperture Priority / Shutter Priority / Manual
Flash
Built-in
Focal Length
23.3 mm
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent)
35 mm
GPS
No
Optional via multifunctional handgrip
ISO Range
100 ~ 12500
320 ~ 25000
Image Stabilization
No
No
Processor
Maestro
Touch Screen
No
No
Video Codecs
MPEG-4
Video Recording
1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p)
1920 x 1080 (25p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (25p, 24p)
Weather Resistance
Yes
No

Performance

Battery Life
450 shots
Flash Range
2.00 m
Max Burst Rate
5.0 fps
Min Focus Distance
200 mm / 7.87 in
Storage
SD/SDHC/SDXC
SD/SDHC/SDXC

Production

Battery
BP-DC8 lithium-ion battery & charger
BP-SCL2 lithium-ion battery & charger
Debut
2016-01-20
2015-04-30
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