Leica X (Typ  113) vs Lytro Illum

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Leica X (Typ  113)
Lytro Illum

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
14 smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 16 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Lytro Illum is only a 2 maximum aperture digital camera (14 bigger).
9,300 higher ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) has an ISO sensitivity (max) of 12,500, however the Lytro Illum is only a 3,200 maximum ISO speed digital camera (9,300 lower).
Lighter Edit
The Leica X (Typ  113) is a 451g digital camera. That's 489g lighter than the Lytro Illum (940g). 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).
5 Reasons For
20 smaller ISO sensitivity (min) 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 slowest camera shutter speed Edit
The Lytro Illum is a 32s maximum shutter speed digital camera. That's 2s longer than the Leica X (Typ  113) (32s). Read more

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

25% larger display diagonal Edit
The Lytro Illum has a display diagonal 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 $1,371
The Lytro Illum costs $379.00, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) is $1,750.00.
1 shops are selling it
The more shops stock the product, the greater competition amongst shops to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Bigger ISO sensitivity (min) Edit
Leica X (Typ  113) is 100 minimum ISO speed, but the Lytro Illum is an 80 minimum ISO speed digital camera (20 smaller).
Marginally shorter slowest camera shutter speed Edit
Leica X (Typ  113) is only 30s maximum shutter speed, but the Lytro Illum is a 32s 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 display diagonal 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.

$1,371 more expensive
The Leica X (Typ  113) is more expensive than the Lytro Illum by $1,371.
Less retailers
Only 2 retailers sells the Leica X (Typ  113), whereas 3 shops sell the Lytro Illum. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One month older
The Leica X (Typ  113) is older than the Lytro Illum by one month.
5 Reasons Against
Bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Lytro Illum has a maximum aperture number of 2. That's 14 bigger than the Leica X (Typ  113) (2).
Three times lower ISO sensitivity (max) Edit
Lytro Illum is only 3,200 maximum ISO speed. That's 9,300 lower than the Leica X (Typ  113) (3,200).
489g heavier Edit
The Lytro Illum has a weight of 940g, whereas the Leica X (Typ  113) is a 451g 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.

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

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel
16.2MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CMOS
 CMOS
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
 DNG
 RAW
 JPG
 DNG
 RAW
BEST
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Unknown - Click to provide data 10.82 x 7.52
Total Megapixels
16.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Format
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
 Advanced Photo System type-C (APS-C)
Supported Aspect Ratios
 3:2
 3:2
BEST
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Material
 Aluminium
 Magnesium
 Aluminium
 Magnesium

Lens System

Optical Zoom
Unknown - Click to provide data 8x
Maximum Aperture Number
16
BEST
2
Minimum Aperture Number
1.7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 250mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Unknown - Click to provide data 30mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Unknown - Click to provide data 9.5 - 77.8
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
10/8 Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Aspheric Elements
2 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 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 Sensitivity
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
 64
 80
 100
 160
 200
 320
 400
 640
 800
 1600
 3200
 6400
ISO Sensitivity (max)
12,500
BEST
3,200
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 80
BEST
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 3EV (1/3EV step)

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
30s 32s
BEST
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Fill-in
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Shoe Mounting Point
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Shoe mounting point
Shoe Mounting Point Type
 Hot
 Hot

Video

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

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
Unknown - Click to provide data 2

Display

Display Diagonal
3" 4"
BEST
Display
 TFT
BEST
 TFT
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
920,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

HDMI
 HDMI
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 3.0
 3.0
BEST

Camera

White Balance
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
 Auto
 Manual
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Shade
 Flash
Photo Effects
 Black&White
 Black&White
Self-Timer Delay
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,10
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Live View
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Live view
Tripod Mountable
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Tripod mountable

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
451g
BEST
940g
Height
73mm 86mm
Depth
78mm 166mm
Width
133mm 145mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Package Depth
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 205mm
Weight (including Battery)
486g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity
Unknown - Click to provide data 3,760mAh
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
350 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Voltage
Unknown - Click to provide data 3.7V

Packaging Content

Cables Included
 USB
 USB
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Hand Strap
 Hand strap
 Hand strap
Quick Start Guide
 Quick start guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
Wrist Strap Included
 Wrist strap included
Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi

Certificates

RoHS Compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data
 RoHS compliance
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