Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II vs Leica X-E (Typ 102)

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II
Leica X-E (Typ 102)

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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
0.8 smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a minimum aperture of 2, however the Leica X-E (Typ 102) is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera (0.8 larger).
Longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 60ss maximum shutter speed. That's 30s longer than the Leica X-E (Typ 102) (30ss). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

Larger screen size Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 3"" screen digital camera. That's 0.3" larger than the Leica X-E (Typ 102) (2.7""). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

Cheaper by $1,146
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II costs $1,146 less than the Leica X-E (Typ 102).
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better expert reviews
Based on 4 reviews, the average expert review score of the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is 79%, however the average rating of the Leica X-E (Typ 102) is 70% (based on 1 review).
4 Reasons For
20% higher megapixel count Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) has a megapixel count of 16.2MPMP, however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is only a 13.1MPMP digital camera (3.1MP lower). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

12.1 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) has a maximum aperture of 16, however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is only a 3.9 maximum aperture digital camera (12.1 bigger).
229 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) has a display resolution of 230,000 pixels pixels, whereas the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is only a 1,040,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (229 pixels lower).
77% lighter Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) is a 316gg digital camera. That's 242g lighter than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (316gg). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
3.1MP lower megapixel count Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 13.1MPMP digital camera. That's 3.1MP lower than the Leica X-E (Typ 102) (16.2MPMP). Read more

The resolution of the images a digital camera produces is measured in megapixels (MP). One megapixel is equal to 1 million pixels and is a result of the pixel width multiplied by the pixel height of the image. While a higher image resolution generally results in sharper images, only a relatively low megapixel count is required when printing the image at a small size or to display it on a computer screen.

A sensor with more megapixels will be able to capture more detailed photos and the image will appear sharper. Images with more megapixels can also be printed at a larger size.

Four times bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 3.9 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 12.1 bigger than the Leica X-E (Typ 102) (16).
Two hundred and twenty-nine times lower display resolution Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 1,040,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 229 pixels lower than the Leica X-E (Typ 102) (230,000 pixels pixels).
A lot heavier Edit
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has a weight of 558gg, but the Leica X-E (Typ 102) is a 316gg digital camera (242g lighter). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Older by seven months
The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is seven months older than the Leica X-E (Typ 102).
6 Reasons Against
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) is a 2.8 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.8 larger than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II (2.8).
30s shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) is a 30ss maximum shutter speed digital camera, whereas the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 60ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (30s longer). Read more

The maximum time which the camera shutter is open when taking a photo.

12% smaller screen size Edit
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) has a screen size of 2.7"", however the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II is a 3"" screen digital camera (0.3" larger). Read more

The display diagonal is the size the size of the screen integrated in to the back of the camera. A larger display diagonal makes it easier to see if a shot has turned out as intended. Pocket cameras have smaller display diagonals as full size digital SLRs.

A larger display diagonal makes it easier to take photos and to see if a shot has turned out as intended.

$1,146 more expensive
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) is more expensive than the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II by $1,146.
Not as many stockists
Only 1 retailer sell the Leica X-E (Typ 102), however 7 retailers sell the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
Lower expert review Score
The Leica X-E (Typ 102) only has an average expert rating of 70%, but the Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II has an average expert rating of 79% (based on 4 reviews).

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Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
13.1MP 16.2MP
BEST
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4352 x 2904
 4352 x 2248
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 2048
 2304 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
BEST
 4352 x 2904
 4352 x 2248
 3072 x 2304
 3072 x 2048
 2304 x 2304
 3072 x 1728
 2048 x 1536
 1536 x 1536
 1920 x 1080
 640 x 480
 640 x 424
 640 x 360
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 4352 x 2904
BEST
 4352 x 2904
Image Format
 JPG
 DNG
 JPG
 DNG
Full-Frame Sensor Size
18.7 x 14 Unknown - Click to provide data
Total Megapixel Count
Unknown - Click to provide data 16.5MP
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
 3:2
BEST
 4:3
 3:2
Image Sensor Size
 1.5
BEST
 1.5

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Lens System

Optical Zoom
5x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
3.9 16
BEST
Minimum Aperture
2
BEST
2.8
Maximum Focal Length
120mm 36mm
BEST
Minimum Focal Length
24mm 24mm
Focal Length Range
12.5 - 62.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
14/11 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
20x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
 single
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Single Auto Focus
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 spot
 Spot Auto Focus
Closest Focusing Distance
0.05m Unknown - Click to provide data
Macro Focusing Range
0.05 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
BEST
 shutter priority
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Shutter priority AE
 Aperture priority AE
ISO Speed
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
 Auto
 50
 64
 80
 100
 125
 160
 200
 250
 320
 400
 500
 640
 800
 1000
 1250
 1600
 2000
 2500
 3200
 4000
 5000
 6400
 12800
 25
 8000
 10000
Maximum ISO Speed
12,800 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum ISO Speed
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control
 Program AE
 Program AE

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
60s
BEST
30s
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s
BEST

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Second curtain synchro
 Auto
 Manual
 Fill-in
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Tele Flash Range
0.5 - 3.5 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 6.8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Video Format
 MP4
BEST
 MP4
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Audio

Audio System
 Stereo
 Stereo

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Internal Memory
Unknown - Click to provide data 110MB
Memory Slot
1 1

Display

Screen Size
3"
BEST
2.7"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Display Resolution
1,040,000 pixels 230,000 pixels
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI Connector
 Micro
 Micro
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Halogen
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Underwater
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Manual
 Halogen
Shooting Mode
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
 Auto
 Program
 Shutter priority
 Aperture priority
 Movie
 Manual
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Positive film
 Sepia
 Skin tones
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 RAW
 DPOF
 Exif
Built-In Processor
DIGIC 6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Underwater
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Underwater
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
558g 316g
BEST
Height
74mm 69mm
Depth
66.2mm 51.5mm
Width
116.3mm 124mm
Weight Including Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 345g

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Size
NB-12L Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
240 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
ImageBrowser EX,CameraWindow, PhotoStitch, Map Utility,Digital Photo Professional Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 USB
 USB
BEST

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 6
 DIGIC 6
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