Leica X (Typ  113) vs Lytro Illum

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Leica X (Typ  113)
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Reasons For

6 Reasons For
14 smaller maximum aperture Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has a maximum aperture of 16, whereas the Lytro Illum is only a 2 maximum aperture digital camera (14 bigger).
18% smaller minimum aperture Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 1.7 minimum aperture digital camera. That's 0.3 smaller than the Lytro Illum (2).
536 pixels higher display resolution Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has a display resolution of 920,000 pixels pixels, but the Lytro Illum is only a 384,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera (536 pixels lower).
Lighter Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 451gg digital camera. That's 489g lighter than the Lytro Illum (940gg). 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.

Expert reviews are a little better
Based on 13 expert reviews, the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average review score of 71%, however the Lytro Illum has an average rating of 68% (based on 39 reviews).
User reviews are better
Based on 2 user reviews, the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average review score of 90%, however the Lytro Illum has an average rating of 85% (based on 8 reviews).
4 Reasons For
20 smaller minimum ISO speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera. That's 20 smaller than the Leica X (Typ  113) (80).
7% longer maximum camera shutter speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 32ss maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 2s longer than the Leica X (Typ  113) (32ss). Read more

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

25% larger screen size Edit
The Lytro Illum has a screen size of 4"". That's 1" larger than the Leica X (Typ  113) (4""). 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 $1,420
The Lytro Illum costs $329.99, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) is $1,750.00.

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Bigger minimum ISO speed Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has a minimum ISO speed of 100, but the Lytro Illum is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
Marginally shorter maximum camera shutter speed Edit
Leica X (Typ  113) is only 30ss maximum shutter speed, but the Lytro Illum is a 32ss maximum shutter speed digital camera (2s longer). Read more

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

A lot smaller screen size Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 3"" screen digital camera, whereas the Lytro Illum is a 4"" screen digital camera (1" 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.

$1,420 more expensive
The Leica X (Typ  113) is more expensive than the Lytro Illum by $1,420.01.
Eleven months older
The Leica X (Typ  113) is older than the Lytro Illum by eleven months.
7 Reasons Against
Bigger maximum aperture Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 2 maximum aperture digital camera. That's 14 bigger than the Leica X (Typ  113) (2).
Larger minimum aperture Edit
The Lytro Illum has a minimum aperture of 2, but the Leica X (Typ  113) is a 1.7 minimum aperture digital camera (0.3 smaller).
Lower display resolution Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 384,000 pixels pixels display resolution digital camera. That's 536 pixels lower than the Leica X (Typ  113) (384,000 pixels pixels).
489g heavier Edit
The Lytro Illum has a weight of 940gg, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) is a 451gg digital camera (489g 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.

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Expert review Rating is a little Worse
The Lytro Illum only has an average expert score of 68%, but the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average expert rating of 71% (based on 13 reviews).
User review Rating is Worse
The Lytro Illum has an average user score of 85%, but the Leica X (Typ  113) has an average user rating of 90% (based on 2 reviews).

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Date Released

27 months Ago 17 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
16.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution
 4928 x 3264
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
BEST
 4928 x 3264
 3264 x 2160
 2144 x 1424
 1632 x 1080
Maximum Image Resolution
 4928 x 3264
BEST
 4928 x 3264
Image Format
 JPG
 DNG
 RAW
 JPG
 DNG
 RAW
BEST
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.82 x 7.52
Total Megapixel Count
16.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Aspect Ratio
 3:2
 3:2
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
Body Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Maximum Aperture
16
BEST
2
Minimum Aperture
1.7
BEST
2
Maximum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 250mm
Minimum Focal Length
Unknown - Click to provide data 30mm
Focal Length Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.5 - 77.8
Lens Structure
10/8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspheric Element
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 spot
 multi point
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
BEST
 spot
 multi point
 Spot Auto Focus
 Multi Point Auto Focus
 Face detection
Normal Focusing Range
0.2 - ∞ Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Mode
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Shutter priority AE
 aperture priority
 Auto
 Manual
 Aperture priority AE
 shutter priority
 Shutter priority AE
ISO Speed
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
Maximum ISO Speed
12,500 3,200
BEST
Minimum ISO Speed
100 80
BEST
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
30s 32s
BEST
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Mode
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data
Shoe Mounting Point
 Hot
 Hot

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1280 x 720
Resolution and Capture Speed
 1920x1080@30fps
BEST
 1920x1080@30fps
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Display

Screen Size
3" 4"
BEST
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
920,000 pixels
BEST
384,000 pixels

Ports & Interfaces

USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST
USB Connector
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB
 Micro-USB B
 Micro-USB

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effect
 Black&White
 Neutral
 Black&White
 Neutral
Self-Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Maximum Playback Zoom
16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System
 RAW
 RAW
BEST
Built-In Processor
Unknown - Click to provide data Snapdragon 800
Scene Mode
 3D Photography
 3D Photography
Display Language
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN
 ENG
 FRE
 DEU
 JPN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
451g
BEST
940g
Height
73mm 86mm
Depth
78mm 166mm
Width
133mm 145mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Packaging Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Weight Including Battery
486g 1kg
BEST

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Supported Battery
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,760mAh
Shot Per Battery Charge
350 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7V

Operational Conditions

Storage Temperature Range
Unknown - Click to provide data 2450 x 1634

System Requirements

Minimum RAM Requirement
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.1GB

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Lytro Desktop
Included Cable
 USB
 Micro-USB
 USB
 Micro-USB

Technical Details

Relative Aperture (F-Number)
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Housing Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
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