As well as being compared against other pro digicams, the Leica C Typ112 is also often compared to boutiques and travel zooms. The Leica C Typ112's top rivals come from Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-LF1 and the Lumix DMC-ZS50) and Canon (such as the PowerShot G1X Mark II and the PowerShot G15)

Competitor classes

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Typ112 compared to other pro digicam competitors include: it slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), much larger viewfinder (1.50x vs 0.22x), has slightly more focus points (99 vs 9), is newer (september 2013 vs september 2012) and has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs 1" 13.2x8.8mm), has a slightly narrower aperture (f/2 vs f/1.4), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (920k dots vs 1,229k dots) and takes slightly lower resolution photos (12 MP vs 20 MP).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LF1
4 months older
$299

Significant advantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Typ112)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LF1 (vs the Typ112)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-LF1 and Typ112

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital
  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6
1 year older
$848

Significant advantages of the D-Lux 6 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.4 vs f/2
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 330 shots vs 250 shots

Significant disadvantages of the D-Lux 6 (vs the Typ112)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the D-Lux 6 and Typ112

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100
1 year older
$403 - $448

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly larger sensor: 1" 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 920k dots
  • Significantly higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 12 MP

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 (vs the Typ112)

  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 and Typ112

  • Each has a built-in flash

Canon PowerShot G15

Canon PowerShot G15
1 year older

Significant advantages of the G15 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly longer battery life: 350 shots vs 250 shots
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G15 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 15 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the G15 and Typ112

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Viewfinders: Tunnel vs Digital
  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 III
8 months newer
$510 - $748

Significant advantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly higher resolution screen: 1,229k dots vs 920k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-RX100 III (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 30 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DSC-RX100 III and Typ112

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Both have digital viewfinders: Digital vs Digital

compared toBoutique competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Typ112 compared to boutique competitors include: it has way more more zoom (7.1x vs 3.1x), is slightly smaller (compact (103×63×28 mm) vs standard size (127×75×54 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), much larger viewfinder (1.50x vs 0.33x) and is newer (september 2013 vs september 2010).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a marginally smaller sensor (1/1.7" 7.6x5.7mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.8mm) and is slightly more expensive ($1,595.64 vs $699.00).

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G1X Mark II
5 months newer
$699

Significant advantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Typ112)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the G1X Mark II (vs the Typ112)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 7.1x
  • Significantly thicker: 2.6" vs 1.1"
  • Significantly heavier: 558 g vs 195 g

common strengths of the G1X Mark II and Typ112

  • Incredible zoom: 5x vs 7.1x
  • Fairly small: Standard size (116×74×66 mm) vs Compact (103×63×28 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100
1 year newer
$538 - $598

Significant advantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-LX100 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much less zoom: 3.1x vs 7.1x
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.67x vs 1.50x
  • Significantly thicker: 2.2" vs 1.1"

common strengths of the DMC-LX100 and Typ112

  • Great zoom: 3.1x vs 7.1x
  • Fairly small: Mid size (115×66×55 mm) vs Compact (103×63×28 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100
3 years older
$900

Significant advantages of the X100 (vs the Typ112)

  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the X100 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much less zoom: 1x vs 7.1x
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.33x vs 1.50x

common strengths of the X100 and Typ112

  • Fairly small: Standard size (127×75×54 mm) vs Compact (103×63×28 mm)
  • Thin: 2.1" vs 1.1"
  • Built-in flashes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Leica Typ112 compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a much wider aperture (f/2 vs f/3.3), slightly higher maximum light sensitivity (12,800 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has higher quality type of viewfinder (digital vs none) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (8 fps vs 40 fps) and much smaller viewfinder (1.50x vs 3.34x).

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS50
1 year newer
$279

Significant advantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-ZS50 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 1.50x
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the DMC-ZS50 and Typ112

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Typ112)

  • Shoots much faster: 50 fps vs 8 fps
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) (vs the Typ112)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.17x vs 1.50x
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100) and Typ112

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2
  • Long exposures: 60 seconds vs 60 seconds

Nikon Coolpix A900

Nikon Coolpix A900
2 years newer
$199 - $397

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A900 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.4 vs f/2
  • Worse maximum light sensitivity: 3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO
  • No viewfinder: None vs Digital

common strengths of the Coolpix A900 and Typ112

  • Fast max shutter speeds: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

Casio Exilim EX-H5

Casio Exilim EX-H5
3 years older
$564

Significant advantages of the EX-H5 (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the EX-H5 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.2 vs f/2
  • Much lower resolution screen: 230k dots vs 920k dots
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the EX-H5 and Typ112

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ60
5 months newer
$2,192

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much larger viewfinder: 3.34x vs 1.50x
  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ60 (vs the Typ112)

  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-TZ60 and Typ112

  • Large viewfinder size: 3.34x vs 1.50x

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80)
2 years newer

Significant advantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the Typ112)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Shoots much faster: 40 fps vs 8 fps
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) (vs the Typ112)

  • Much smaller viewfinder: 0.08x vs 1.50x
  • Much narrower aperture: f/3.3 vs f/2
  • Much shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 60 seconds

common strengths of the Lumix DMC-ZS60 (Lumix DMC-TZ80) and Typ112

  • None found