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

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Winner
Fujifilm Finepix X10

59

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Leica X1

46

Leica X1

Runner-up
     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm Finepix X10

High speed movies
High-speed framerate
200 fps
In-camera panoramas
Panorama
Stitches together multiple photos into a panorama
Autofocuses shooting video
Badge
Contrast detection
Great macro
Macro focus
1 cm
 

Reasons to buy the Leica X1

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Sensor size
Large sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm
Thickness
Thin
1.3"
 

differences

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
$419.99 vs $2,499.00
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The best price we've seen is $2,079 cheaper (6x 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
              Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
              Better editing
              External flash Each supports an external flash Help
              Better lighting
              Sensor type Better sensor types Help
              Better in low light
              Common Weaknesses
              Interchangeable lenses Built-in lenses only Help
              One lens only
              Screen flips out No flip-out screens Help
              Less flexible
              Touch screen No touchscreens Help
              More buttons
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              X10:460k dots
              X1:230k dots
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              X10:2.8"
              X1:2.7"
              Zoom Poor zoom Help
              X10:4x
              X1:1.5x

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              competitors

              Shared Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Fujifilm FinePix X100

              Boutique

              $650

              Overall image quality Has significantly better image quality
              Color depth Has much more color depth
              Thickness Is thicker
              Macro focus Much worse macro focusing
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Fujifilm XF1

              Fujifilm XF1

              Pro digicam

              $190

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Macro focus Slightly worse macro focusing
              Canon PowerShot G16

              Canon PowerShot G16

              Pro digicam

              $432 - $449

              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Screen resolution Has a significantly higher resolution screen
              Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
              Wide angle Has a slightly narrower wide angle lens
              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Canon PowerShot G1X

              Boutique

              $449 - $549

              Overall image quality Has slightly better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen
              Thickness Is thicker
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Alpha A6000

              Sony Alpha A6000

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $548 body only

              $675 - $698 with 16-50mm lens

              Overall image quality Has much better image quality
              Screen size Has a slightly larger screen

              Fujifilm Finepix X10 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $620

              Autofocus Faster autofocus
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              High-speed framerate Doesn't record high-speed movies
              Battery life Slightly shorter battery life
              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

              Pro digicam

              $345 - $398

              Aperture Wider aperture
              3D Takes 3D photos
              Focus points Fewer focus points
              High-speed framerate Lower speed movies
              Fujifilm X30

              Fujifilm X30

              Pro digicam

              $479 - $599

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

              Leica X1 Competitors

              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Leica X2

              Leica X2

              Boutique

              $1,550 - $1,749

              True resolution Higher true resolution
              Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
              Size Larger
              Thickness Thicker
              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $899 - $916

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Significantly wider aperture
              Wide angle Much worse wide angle
              Size Larger
              Leica D-Lux 6

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $667 - $699

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Size Slightly larger
              Ricoh GR

              Ricoh GR

              Boutique

              $383 - $697

              Macro focus Much better macro capability
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Thickness Slightly thicker
              Leica X Vario

              Leica X Vario

              Boutique

              $2,099

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

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