Leica M9 vs Leica M8

Winner
Leica M9

86

Leica M8

66

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Really small
Size
Mid size (139×80×37 mm)
Interchangeable lenses
Interchangeable lenses
Many lenses to choose from
Thin
Thickness
1.5"
 

Reasons to buy the Leica M8

Size
Really small
Mid size (139×80×37 mm)
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

Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,895 - $7,295 body only

$8,220 with 50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Significantly shorter battery life
Leica M (Typ 262)

Leica M (Typ 262)

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$4,628 - $4,995 body only

$6,499 with 50mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Weight Heavier
Fujifilm X100F

Fujifilm X100F

Boutique

$1,060 - $1,199

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

Leica M8 Competitors

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,499 body only

$2,099 - $2,428 with 23mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Leica X1

Leica X1

Boutique

$1,880

Screen size Much larger screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Viewfinder No viewfinder
Nikon D7100

Nikon D7100

Entry-level DSLR

$711 body only

$1,097 with 18-55mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Size Much larger

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