Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix x20 vs Leica X1

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High-speed framerate
High speed movies
200 fps
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Panorama
In-camera panoramas
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
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Autofocuses shooting video
Contrast detection
 

Reasons to buy the Leica X1

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
External flash
External flash
Better lighting
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X10

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Macro focus Much better macro capability 1 cm vs 30 cm
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Focus on subjects 30x closer to the lens
Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X10's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Movie format Shoots movies 1080p @ 30fps vs None
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Shoots Full HD (1080p) video as well as still pictures
Autofocus Video autofocus Contrast detection vs None
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Automatically focuses shooting video
Image stabilization Image stabilization Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera Yes vs No
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Stitches together multiple photos for a wide perspective
HDR Has in-camera HDR Yes vs No
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Combines multiple exposures to capture high dynamic range
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots faster 10 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 3.5x faster continuous shooting
Screen size Larger screen 2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
Lowest price Much cheaper $339.00 vs $1,799.95
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The best price we've seen is $1,461 cheaper (5.3x less)
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Tunnel vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
True resolution Slightly higher true resolution 12 MP vs 11 MP
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Capture around 10% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity (boost) Has boost ISO 12,800 ISO vs None
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Allows taking photos in darker situations, often at the cost of additional noise in the image
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Advantages of the Leica X1

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Wide angle Better wide angle 24 mm vs 28 mm
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More than 10% better wide angle
Sensor size Significantly larger sensor APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs 2/3" 8.8x6.6mm
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Around 6.5x larger sensor
Size Smaller 124x60x32 mm vs 117x70x57 mm
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Around 50% smaller
Thickness Thinner 1.3" vs 2.2"
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More than 40% thinner
Weight Slightly lighter 306 g vs 350 g
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More than 10% lighter
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              similarities

              Compared to recent digital cameras

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Support external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Interchangeable lenses Built-in lenses only Help
              One lens only
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              3D Neither camera can take 3D photos Help
              No 3d support
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              X10:2.8"
              X1:2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              X10:460k dots
              X1:230k dots
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X10:4x
              X1:1.5x

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $499 - $1,258

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Autofocus Focuses automatically
              Thickness Is thicker
              Size Is slightly larger
              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $683 - $1,299

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Color depth Has much more color depth
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Thickness Is thicker
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $448 - $580

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $308 - $398

              Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $549 - $1,098

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Pentax MX-1

              Pentax MX-1

              Pro digicam

              $292 - $800

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Thickness Is thicker

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

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              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $199 - $294

              Screen size Larger screen
              Wide angle Better wide angle
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Macro focus Worse macro capability
              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Olympus XZ-2 iHS

              Pro digicam

              $299

              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Image stabilization Worse image stabilization
              Canon PowerShot G15

              Canon PowerShot G15

              Pro digicam

              $449 - $500

              Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
              Supports 24p Supports 24p
              Overall image quality Worse image quality
              Focus points Fewer focus points

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              Leica X2

              Leica X2

              Boutique

              $410 - $1,795

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Lowest price Much cheaper
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Leica D-Lux 6

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $999

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Size Slightly larger
              Sigma DP2 Quattro

              Sigma DP2 Quattro

              Boutique

              $899 - $1,980

              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              True resolution Much higher true resolution
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Significantly larger
              Leica X Vario

              Leica X Vario

              Boutique

              $2,099 - $2,850

              Movie format Shoots movies
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger

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