Nikon DF vs Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Nikon DF
Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Reasons to buy the Nikon DF

Large screen
Screen size
3.2"
Weather sealed
Weather sealed
Shoot in extreme weather
Great viewfinder coverage
Viewfinder coverage
100%
Built-in focus motor
Badge
Autofocuses with more lenses
 

Reasons to buy the Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)

Movie format
Full HD
1080p @ 25fps
Size
Really small
Standard size (139×42×80 mm)
Supports 24p
24p movies
For that film look
GPS
Built-in GPS
Great for travel

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Nikon DF.

competitors

Nikon DF Competitors

Nikon D810

Nikon D810

Pro DSLR

$1,999 - $2,797 body only

$2,583 - $3,297 with 24-120mm lens

True resolution Significantly higher true resolution
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Nikon D5300

Nikon D5300

Entry-level DSLR

$474 body only

$459 with 18-55mm lens

GPS Has a GPS
Lens availability Much more lenses available
Viewfinder coverage Much less viewfinder coverage
Nikon D7200

Nikon D7200

Entry-level DSLR

$629 - $697 body only

$997 - $1,150 with 18-140mm lens

Lens availability Much more lenses available
Screen resolution Higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life

Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246) Competitors

Hasselblad X1D

Hasselblad X1D

Boutique

$8,960

True resolution Much higher true resolution
Touch screen Has a touch screen
Supports 24p No 24p support
Leica M (Typ 262)

Leica M (Typ 262)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Thickness Significantly thinner
Lowest price Significantly cheaper
Live view No live view
Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,379 - $6,596 body only

$7,836 with 75mm lens

Screen resolution Slightly higher resolution screen
Light sensitivity Better maximum light sensitivity
Longest exposure Slightly shorter max exposures

discussion

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