ad stars
ad Bestseller
A potelyt.com – Photography & Imaging Resources

Control Panel on the Leica X1?

Unlike some professional cameras, the Leica X1 does not have a top-level display. The verification of camera settings is instead done by looking at the position of control dials and, most importantly, by checking the rear LCD screen.

Top view of the Leica X1

X1 and credit card from top

Screen specs

Below is an overview of all the main screen specifications of the X1. In particular, the rear LCD measures 2.7 inches and offers a resolution of 230,000 dots. The panel is not touch sensitive.

Leica X1 Screen Specs
Viewfinder Type No viewfinder
Top-Level Screen no Top Display
LCD Size 2.7 inch
LCD Resolution 230k dots
LCD Attachment Fixed screen
Touch Input No touchscreen

Camera to camera comparisons

The Leica X1 is a fixed lens compact camera that was officially introduced in September 2009 and is equipped with an APS-C sensor. It offers a resolution of 12.2 megapixel. In the United States, the camera was initially launched at a price of $1,995.

Leica X1:
Check Ebay offers

The table below compares the rear screen specs of the Leica X1 to those of several similar cameras. Additionally, the table includes some information on other core features, such as the viewfinder, shutter, flash, and image stabilization system.

scroll hint
Screen and Other Feature Comparison
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Leica X1none n2.7 / 230 fixed n 1/2000s 3.0 Y n
2.
 
Canon G16optical n3.0 / 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.2 Y Y
3.
 
Fujifilm X20optical n2.8 / 460 fixed n 1/4000s 12.0 Y Y
4.
 
Leica D-LUX Typ 1092764 n3.0 / 921 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 n Y
5.
 
Leica X Typ 113optional n3.0 / 920 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n
6.
 
Leica D-LUX 6optional n3.0 / 920 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y
7.
 
Leica X2optional n2.7 / 230 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n
8.
 
Leica D-LUX 5optional n3.0 / 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y Y
9.
 
Leica V-LUX 2202 n3.0 / 460 swivel n 1/2000s 11.0 Y Y
10.
 
Panasonic LX7optional n3.0 / 920 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y
11.
 
Panasonic LX5optional n3.0 / 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y Y

In case you would like to check on the differences and similarities with other camera models, just make a corresponding selection in the search boxes below. There is also a set of direct links to comparison reviews that other users of the CAM-parator app explored.

~
    loader

    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Leica X1
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 36mm f/2.8
    Launch Date September 2009
    Launch Price USD 1 995
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.7 x 15.6 mm
    Sensor Area 370 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.4 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x
    Sensor Resolution 12.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 272 x 2 856 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.51 μm
    Pixel Density 3.30 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter
    Movie Capability no Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 3 200 ISO
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type No viewfinder
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Size 2.7 inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen
    V-logging Friendliness No front-flip
    Touch Input No touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking Feature
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/2000s
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s
    Silent Shootingno E-Shutter
    Time Lapse Photographyno Intervalometer
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDHC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot
    UHS card support no
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi
    Body Specs
    Battery Type BP-DC8 power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)260 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 124 x 60 x 32 mm
    (4.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 in)
    Camera Weight 306 g (10.8 oz)

    Did you notice an error on this page? If so, please get in touch, so that we can correct the information.

    You are here Home  »  Leica X1 Review  »  Leica X1 Control Panel

    Thanks for your vote!

    You rated this page 4 out of 5.


    Rating

    Any additional comment or suggestion for improvement would be welcome.


    If you like it, make sure you share it:

    • Mention this page to your Facebook friends and Twitter followers.
    • Bookmark it in your browser for future reference.
    • Create a hyperlink by copying the text below into your web-project or discussion forum entry.

    Once again, thanks for taking the time to provide feedback. I appreciate it.