Leica M9 vs Leica M8

Winner
Leica M9

54

Leica M8

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Almost no delay when powering up
Startup delay
800 ms startup delay
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

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,100 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Fujifilm FinePix X100T

Boutique

$956 - $1,299

Screen size Much larger screen
Panorama Can create panoramas in-camera
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm X-Pro1

Fujifilm X-Pro1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$499 - $500 body only

$1,172 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Startup delay More startup delay

Leica M8 Competitors

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,699 body only

$2,100 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder
Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Boutique

$4,250 - $4,500

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Interchangeable lenses Built-in lens only
Fujifilm X-T1

Fujifilm X-T1

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$825 - $1,299 body only

$1,399 - $1,899 with 18-135mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Live view Has live view
Viewfinder Has a digital viewfinder

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