Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Leica D-LUX 5

Fujifilm Finepix X10 vs Leica D-LUX 5

Fujifilm Finepix X10
Leica D-LUX 5

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera HDR
HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Thickness
Thin
1"
Longest exposure
Long exposures
60 seconds
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Fujifilm Finepix X10. Explore our gallery of 17 sample photos taken by the Leica D-LUX 5.

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Movie format
Higher resolution movies
1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps
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Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
Panorama
Can create panoramas in-camera
Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
High-speed framerate
Records high-speed movies
200 fps vs None
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Capture events too fast for the naked eye and play them back in super-slow motion
HDR
Has in-camera HDR
Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Continuous shooting
Shoots significantly faster
10 fps vs 2.5 fps
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4x faster continuous shooting
Lowest price
Much cheaper
$398.29 vs $1,590.17
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The best price we've seen is $1,192 cheaper (4x less)
Sensor size
Larger sensor
2/3" 8.8x6.6mm vs 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
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More than 10% larger sensor
True resolution
Significantly higher true resolution
12 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Viewfinder
Has a viewfinder
Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
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Advantages of the Leica D-LUX 5

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Wide angle
Better wide angle
24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
110x65x25 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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2.6x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 2.2"
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2.3x thinner
Weight
Lighter
271 g vs 350 g
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More than 20% lighter
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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recommendations

Snapsort can't make a recommendation (yet) because it doesn't have enough data yet about the Leica D-LUX 5.

similarities

Compared to recent digicams

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2.0
Supports RAW RAW support Help
Better editing
Sensor size Large sensors Help
X102/3" 8.8x6.6mm
D-LUX 51/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Macro focus Good macro capabilities Help
1 cm
Fastest shutter speed Very fast max shutter speeds Help
1/4000 of a second
Common Weaknesses
Lowest price Very expensive Help
X10$398.29
D-LUX 5$1,590.17
Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
Less flexible
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Zoom Poor zoom Help
X104x
D-LUX 53.8x

Compared to recent pro digicams

Common Strengths

Snapsort is not aware of any interesting strengths shared by these two products.

Common Weaknesses
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Light sensitivity (boost) Poor boost ISO Help
12,800 ISO
GPS No built-in GPS Help
Missing geo-tagging
Autofocus Slower contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
460k dots

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$370 - $448

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is slightly less noisy at high ISO
Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$328 - $398

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
Thickness Is thicker
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Boutique

$645

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$589

Battery life Has a slightly longer battery life
Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Thickness Is thicker
Fujifilm X-M1

Fujifilm X-M1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$329 - $350 body only

$1,000 with 16-50mm lens

Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
True resolution Takes much higher resolution photos
Image stabilization Doesn't have image stabilization
Canon PowerShot G1X

Canon PowerShot G1X

Boutique

$399

Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
Low light performance Is much less noisy at high ISO
Thickness Is thicker
Weight Is slightly heavier

Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$57

Autofocus Faster autofocus
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Battery life Shorter battery life
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$450 - $599

Autofocus Faster autofocus
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Slightly larger
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm XF1

Fujifilm XF1

Pro digicam

$182

Wide angle Better wide angle
Aperture Wider aperture
High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
Low light performance More noise at high ISO
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$800 - $896 body only

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Supports 24p Supports 24p
Built-in flash No built-in flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$640

Aperture Wider aperture
3D Takes 3D photos
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Size Larger
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$2,299

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Slightly lighter
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Lowest price Much more expensive
Leica D-LUX 3

Leica D-Lux 3

Pro digicam

$1,499

Lowest price Cheaper
Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Leica V-Lux 4

Leica V-Lux 4

Super zoom

$840

3D Takes 3D photos
External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
Leica V-Lux 40

Leica V-Lux 40

Travel zoom

$1,799

Touch screen Has a touch screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies
Supports RAW No RAW support
Aperture Much narrower aperture

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Leica D-LUX 5
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