Leica M9 vs Leica M8

Winner
Leica M9

54

Leica M8

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Leica M8

Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thickness
Thin
1.5"

galleries

Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica M8.
Explore our gallery of 50 sample photos taken by the Leica M9.

competitors

Leica M9 Competitors

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$1,003 - $1,299

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,099 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$741 body only

$1,497 with 27mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Startup delay Significantly more startup delay

Leica M8 Competitors

Leica M8.2

Leica M8.2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$170 body only

Continuous shooting No continuous shooting support
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II

Boutique

$3,898

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85 (Lumix DMC-GX80 / Lumix DMC-GX7 Mark II)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Movie format Shoots movies
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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