Updated (January, 2013): Compare the Fujifilm FinePix X100s vs Leica D-LUX 5

Fujifilm FinePix X100

Fujifilm FinePix X100

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Leica D-LUX 5

Leica D-LUX 5

     

Reasons to buy the Fujifilm FinePix X100

Great image quality
Overall image quality
73.0
Great color depth
Color depth
22.9 bits
Wide dynamic range
Dynamic range
12.4 EV
Low noise at high ISO
Low light performance
1,001 ISO
 

Reasons to buy the Leica D-LUX 5

Wide angle
Wide angle lens
24 mm
Size
Really small
Compact 110x65x25 mm
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens
Macro focus
Great macro
1 cm
 

differences

Advantages of the Fujifilm X100

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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
Sensor size
Significantly larger sensor
APS-C 23.6x15.8mm vs 1/1.6" 8.3x6.2mm
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More than 7x larger sensor
Sensor type
Has a CMOS-family sensor
CMOS vs CCD
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CMOS-family sensors often produce better quality images
True resolution
Higher true resolution
12.2 MP vs 10 MP
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Capture more than 20% more detail in your photos
Continuous shooting
Shoots faster
5 fps vs 2.5 fps
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2x 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
Light sensitivity
Better maximum light sensitivity
6,400 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
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The X100's maximum light sensitivity is 1 f-stop better
Lowest price
Cheaper
$671.16 vs $882.75
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The best price we've seen is $212 cheaper (more than 20% less)
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Advantages of the Leica D-LUX 5

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Wide angle
Much better wide angle
24 mm vs 35 mm
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More than 30% better wide angle
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
Lens vs None
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Helps eliminate blur caused by small camera movements
Macro focus
Much better macro capability
1 cm vs 10 cm
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Focus on subjects 10x closer to the lens
Screen size
Larger screen
3.0" vs 2.8"
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Around 10% larger screen
Size
Smaller
110x65x25 mm vs 127x75x54 mm
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2.9x smaller
Thickness
Thinner
1" vs 2.1"
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2.2x thinner
Longest exposure
Longer exposures
60s vs 30s
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2x longer exposures
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similarities

Compared to recent digital cameras

Common Strengths
Aperture Very wide aperture Help
f/2.0
Supports RAW Supports RAW Help
Better editing
External flash Support external flash Help
Better lighting
Common Weaknesses
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
Supports 24p No support for 24p Help
Missing that film look
Touch screen No touchscreens Help
More buttons
Movie format Both shoot high resolution HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Low resolution screens Help
460k dots
Zoom Poor zoom Help
X100:1x
D-LUX 5:3.8x

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competitors

Shared Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Sony Cybershot DSC-RX100

Pro digicam

$498 - $578

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Screen resolution Has a much higher resolution screen
External flash Doesn't support an external flash
Macro focus Significantly worse macro focusing
Fujifilm FinePix x20

Fujifilm FinePix x20

Pro digicam

$599 - $620

Movie format Records higher quality movies
Continuous shooting Shoots faster continuously
Thickness Is thicker
Size Is slightly larger
Fujifilm Finepix X10

Fujifilm Finepix X10

Pro digicam

$400 - $659

Movie format Records higher quality movies
High-speed framerate Records high-speed movies
Thickness Is thicker
Color depth Has much less color depth
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX7

Pro digicam

$340 - $348

Aperture Has a slightly wider aperture
Movie format Records higher quality movies
Thickness Is thicker
Focus points Has slightly fewer focus points
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$1,480

Lowest price Is significantly more expensive
Macro focus Much worse macro focusing

Fujifilm FinePix X100 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Fujifilm FinePix X100s

Boutique

$850 - $1,299

Movie format Higher resolution movies
True resolution Higher true resolution
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Lowest price Slightly more expensive
Fujifilm X30

Fujifilm X30

Pro digicam

$519 - $599

Image stabilization Image stabilization
Wide angle Significantly better wide angle
Sensor size Significantly smaller sensor
Thickness Slightly thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX100

Boutique

$898 - $899

Movie format Higher resolution movies
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Overall image quality Worse image quality
Sensor size Smaller sensor
Fujifilm X-E1

Fujifilm X-E1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$414 - $449 body only

$785 with 18-55mm lens

External mic jack Has an external mic jack
Movie format Higher resolution movies
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Shutter lag Slightly more shutter lag

Leica D-LUX 5 Competitors

Advantages

Disadvantages

Leica D-Lux 6

Leica D-Lux 6

Pro digicam

$680 - $849

Aperture Wider aperture
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5

Pro digicam

$599

Continuous shooting Shoots faster
Lowest price Cheaper
Size Larger
Thickness Thicker
Leica D-LUX 4

Leica D-LUX 4

Pro digicam

$1,200

Supports 24p Supports 24p
Weight Slightly lighter
Light sensitivity (boost) No boost ISO
Lowest price More expensive
Leica D-LUX 3

Leica D-Lux 3

Pro digicam

$1,289

Weight Slightly lighter
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Wide angle Worse wide angle
Leica V-Lux 40

Leica V-Lux 40

Travel zoom

$1,405

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

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