Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix X100s vs Leica X2

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Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100

Aperture
Wide aperture
f/2.0
Color depth
Great color depth
22.9 bits
Viewfinder size
Large viewfinder
0.33x
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
 

Reasons to buy the Leica X2

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Battery life
Great battery life
450 shots
Sensor type
CMOS Sensor
Better in low light
Built-in flash
Built-in flash
Usually standard
 
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Advantages of the Fujifilm X100

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Aperture Significantly wider aperture f/2.0 vs f/2.8
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At its widest zoom, the X100's lens captures slightly more light (1 f-stop)
Screen size Significantly larger screen 2.8" vs 2.7"
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Almost the same
Focus points Many more focus points 49 vs 11
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Set focus accurately within the frame
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen 460k dots vs 230k dots
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2x higher resolution screen
Continuous shooting Shoots significantly faster 5 fps vs 3 fps
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Around 70% faster continuous shooting
Viewfinder Has a viewfinder Optical vs None
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A viewfinder can help save battery life by keeping the screen turned off
Fastest shutter speed Significantly faster max shutter speed 1/4000s vs 1/2000s
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2x faster max shutter speed
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Advantages of the Leica X2

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Wide angle Significantly better wide angle 24 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Battery life Much longer battery life 450 shots vs 300 shots
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50% more shots per battery charge
True resolution Higher true resolution 16.1 MP vs 12.2 MP
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Capture more than 30% more detail in your photos
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity 12,500 ISO vs 6,400 ISO
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The X2's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Size Slightly smaller 124x69x52 mm vs 127x75x54 mm
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More than 10% smaller
Lowest price Cheaper $204.75 vs $684.22
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The best price we've seen is $479 cheaper (3.3x less)
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              Compared to recent boutiques

              Common Strengths Common Weaknesses
              Lowest price Inexpensive Help
              X100:$684.22
              X2:$204.75
              Longest exposure Short max exposure time Help
              30 seconds
              Screen size Very small screens Help
              X100:2.8"
              X2:2.7"
              Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
              X100:460k dots
              X2:230k dots

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              Advantages

              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Fujifilm FinePix X100s

              Boutique

              $1,099 - $1,100

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

              Pro digicam

              $498

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              External flash Doesn't support an external flash
              Leica M9

              Leica M9

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $6,880 body only

              Startup delay Has much less startup delay
              Sensor size Has a much larger sensor
              Lowest price Is much more expensive
              Live view Doesn't let you preview your photos on the screen
              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Fujifilm FinePix x20

              Pro digicam

              $599

              Zoom Has significantly more zoom
              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Sensor size Has a significantly smaller sensor
              Leica X1

              Leica X1

              Boutique

              $1,480

              Size Is slightly smaller
              Thickness Is thinner
              Fastest shutter speed Has a slower max shutter speed
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Fujifilm FinePix X100T

              Boutique

              $1,299

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
              Weight Is slightly heavier
              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Fujifilm X-Pro1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $899 - $1,000 body only

              Movie format Records higher quality movies
              Screen size Has a much larger screen
              Lowest price Is slightly more expensive
              Built-in flash Doesn't have a built-in flash

              Fujifilm FinePix X100 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Fujifilm Finepix X10

              Pro digicam

              $360 - $574

              High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              Overall image quality Significantly worse image quality
              Color depth Worse color depth
              Fujifilm X-E1

              Fujifilm X-E1

              Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

              $599 body only

              Movie format Higher resolution movies
              External mic jack Has an external mic jack
              Viewfinder size Much smaller viewfinder
              HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

              Leica X2 Competitors

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              Disadvantages

              Leica X Vario

              Leica X Vario

              Boutique

              $2,099 - $2,850

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
              Size Significantly larger
              Nikon Coolpix A

              Nikon Coolpix A

              Boutique

              $600 - $900

              Screen size Much larger screen
              Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
              Battery life Much shorter battery life
              Wide angle Worse wide angle
              Leica D-Lux 6

              Leica D-Lux 6

              Pro digicam

              $599 - $999

              Aperture Much wider aperture
              Screen size Much larger screen
              Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
              Battery life Significantly shorter battery life

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