Leica M9 vs Fujifilm X-E1

Leica M9
Fujifilm X-E1

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
854 ISO
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Rangefinder
Great color depth
Color depth
22.5 bits
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-E1

Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
External mic jack
External mic jack
Record higher quality audio with a microphone
Size
Really small
Mid size (129×75×38 mm)
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm X-E1.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica M9.

competitors

Leica M9 Competitors

Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,895 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$697 - $699 body only

$997 with 18-105mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger
Leica M8

Leica M8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Fastest shutter speed Slightly faster max shutter speed
Low light performance Much more noise at high ISO

Fujifilm X-E1 Competitors

Fujifilm X-T10

Fujifilm X-T10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$525 - $599 body only

$689 - $699 with 16-50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 body only

$1,043 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
Screen size Much larger screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Sony Alpha a99 II

Sony Alpha a99 II

Boutique

$3,198

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Screen size Much larger screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

discussion

Leica M9
M9
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Fujifilm X-E1
X-E1
Fujifilm

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