Leica X2 vs Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Winner
Leica X2

48

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

35

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica X2

Wide angle lens
Wide angle
24 mm
CMOS Sensor
Sensor type
Better in low light
 

Reasons to buy the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1

Touch screen
Touch screen
Fewer buttons
Startup delay
Almost no delay when powering up
1400 ms startup delay
HDR
In-camera HDR
Combines multiple exposures
Movie continuous focus
Movie continuous focus
Makes it easy to get in-focus movies

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica X2.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1.

competitors

Leica X2 Competitors

Leica X Vario

Leica X Vario

Boutique

$2,213

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Significantly higher resolution screen
Wide angle Significantly worse wide angle
Leica X (Typ 113)

Leica X (Typ 113)

Boutique

$1,995

Aperture Significantly wider aperture
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Larger
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$415

Size Smaller
Thickness Thinner
True resolution Lower true resolution

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1 Competitors

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$250 body only

$900 with 14-45mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Color depth Better color depth
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$279 body only

$312 with 14-42mm lens

Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly smaller
Startup delay Much more startup delay
Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-G3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$570 body only

$693 with 14-42mm lens

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR

discussion

Leica X2
X2
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
Lumix DMC-GX1
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