Leica M9 vs Leica M8

Winner
Leica M9

55

Leica M8

42

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Leica M9

Great color depth
Color depth
22.5 bits
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 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Battery life Much shorter battery life
Fujifilm X-Pro2

Fujifilm X-Pro2

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$1,650 - $1,699 body only

$1,799 - $1,800 with 35mm lens

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Lens availability Fewer lenses available
Leica M Typ 240

Leica M Typ 240

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,595 body only

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Weight Heavier

Leica M8 Competitors

Leica M10

Leica M10

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$6,895 body only

Screen size Much larger screen
Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Thickness Much thicker
Leica Q (Typ 116)

Leica Q (Typ 116)

Boutique

$4,250

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

Nikon DF

Pro DSLR

$2,498 - $2,747 body only

$2,449 - $2,997 with 50mm lens

Low light performance Much lower noise at high ISO
Screen size Much larger screen
Size Much larger

discussion

Leica M9
M9
Leica

Report a correction
Leica M8
M8
Leica

Report a correction

Showing 0 comments