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Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
800 ms startup delay
Sensor size
Large sensor
Full frame 36.0x24.0mm
Size
Really small
Mid size 139x80x37 mm
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
 

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm X-Pro1

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 24fps
Screen resolution
High resolution screen
1,230k dots
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
Live view
Has live view
Preview your photos
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X-Pro1

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Live view Has live view Yes vs No
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Preview your photos on the camera's screen before taking them
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen 1,230k dots vs 230k dots
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Around 5.5x higher resolution screen
Movie format Shoots movies 1080p @ 24fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Screen size Significantly larger screen 3.0" vs 2.5"
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More than 20% larger screen
Autofocus Autofocus Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses
Lowest price Much cheaper $899.00 vs $6,885.00
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The best price we've seen is $5,986 cheaper (7.7x less)
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster 6 fps vs 2 fps
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3x faster continuous shooting
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 6,400 ISO vs 2,500 ISO
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The X-Pro1's maximum light sensitivity is 1.4 f-stops better
Weight Lighter 450 g vs 585 g
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More than 20% lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 25,600 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
Longest exposure Longer exposures 30s vs 8s
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Around 4x longer exposures
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Advantages of the Leica M9

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Sensor size Much larger sensor Full frame 36.0x24.0mm vs APS-C 23.6x15.6mm
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Around 2.5x larger sensor
Lens availability Much more lenses available 38 lenses vs 8 lenses
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Around 5x more lenses available
Startup delay Less startup delay 800 ms vs 1300 ms
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Around 40% less delay when turning on
Battery life Longer battery life 350 shots vs 300 shots
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Around 20% more shots per battery charge
True resolution Higher true resolution 18.1 MP vs 16 MP
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Capture more than 10% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder Has a rangefinder viewfinder Rangefinder vs Tunnel
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Rangefinder viewfinders are typically big and bright
Size Smaller 139x80x37 mm vs 140x82x43 mm
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Around 20% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.5" vs 1.7"
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More than 10% thinner
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similarities

Compared to recent mirrorless cameras

Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
Viewfinder Viewfinders Help
X-Pro1:Tunnel
M9:Rangefinder
External flash Each supports an external flash Help
Better lighting
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Fastest shutter speed Slow max shutter speed Help
1/4000 of a second
Weight Heavy Help
X-Pro1:450 g
M9:585 g
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X-Pro1:$899.00
M9:$6,885.00
HDR Neither has in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
X-Pro1:6,400 ISO
M9:2,500 ISO
3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$1,299

Built-in flash Has a built-in flash
Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm X-E2

Fujifilm X-E2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$849 body only

$1,199 with 18-55mm lens

Viewfinder size Much larger viewfinder
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$469 - $599 body only

$649 - $799 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Sensor cleaning Has a self cleaning sensor
Shutter lag Has slightly more shutter lag
Startup delay Has much more startup delay
Sony A7

Sony A7

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,498 - $2,298 body only

$1,798 - $1,998 with 28-70mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Pro DSLR

$3,399 body only

$3,990 - $3,999 with 24-105mm lens

Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is much heavier
Olympus OM-D E-M5

Olympus OM-D E-M5

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$999 body only

$1,019 - $1,299 with 12-50mm lens

Image stabilization Has image stabilization
Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
Sensor size Has a marginally smaller sensor
Supports 24p Doesn't record movies in 24p
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$809 - $900

Dynamic range Has slightly wider dynamic range
HDR Has in-camera HDR
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger

Fujifilm X-Pro1 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,299 body only

$1,689 - $1,699 with 18-55mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Supports 24p No 24p support
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Olympus OM-D E-M1

Olympus OM-D E-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,000 - $1,299 body only

$1,746 - $2,100 with 12-40mm lens

Weather sealed Weather sealed
Image stabilization Image stabilization
Supports 24p No 24p support
Size Significantly larger
Sony Alpha A6000

Sony Alpha A6000

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$648 body only

$798 with 16-50mm lens

HDR Has in-camera HDR
True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Lower resolution screen
Thickness Slightly thicker

Leica M9 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica M Typ 240

Leica M Typ 240

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Live view Has live view
Low light performance Significantly lower noise at high ISO
Weight Heavier
Size Slightly larger
Leica M8

Leica M8

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed
Color depth Worse color depth
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1

Boutique

$2,798

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only

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