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Leica X1 vs Sony A99 II

The Leica X1 and the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II are two digital cameras that were announced, respectively, in September 2009 and September 2016. The X1 is a fixed lens compact, while the A99 II is a DSLR. The cameras are based on an APS-C (X1) and a full frame (A99 II) sensor. The Leica has a resolution of 12.2 megapixels, whereas the Sony provides 42.2 MP.

Below is an overview of the main specs of the two cameras as a starting point for the comparison.

Headline Specifications
Leica X1
versus
Sony A99 II
Leica X1 Sony A99 II
Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
36mm f/2.8 Sony A mount lenses
12.2 MP, APS-C Sensor 42.2 MP, Full Frame Sensor
no Video 4K/30p Video
ISO 100-3,200 ISO 100-25,600
No viewfinder, LCD framing Electronic viewfinder (2400k dots)
2.7 LCD, 230k dots 3.0 LCD, 1229k dots
Fixed screen (not touch-sensitive) Fully flexible screen (no touchscreen)
3 shutter flaps per second 12 shutter flaps per second
no shake reductionIn-body stabilization
not weather sealedWeathersealed body
260 shots per battery charge490 shots per battery charge
124 x 60 x 32 mm, 306 g 143 x 104 x 76 mm, 849 g

Going beyond this snapshot of core features and characteristics, what are the differences between the Leica X1 and the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II? Which one should you buy? Read on to find out how these two cameras compare with respect to their body size, their imaging sensors, their shooting features, their input-output connections, and their reception by expert reviewers.

Body comparison

The side-by-side display below illustrates the physical size and weight of the Leica X1 and the Sony A99 II. The two cameras are presented according to their relative size. Three consecutive views from the front, the top, and the rear side are shown. All size dimensions are rounded to the nearest millimeter.

The X1 can be obtained in two different colors (black, silver), while the A99 II is only available in black.

Size Leica X1 vs Sony A99 II
Compare X1 versus A99 II top
Comparison X1 or A99 II rear

If the front view area (width x height) of the cameras is taken as an aggregate measure of their size, the Sony A99 II is considerably larger (100 percent) than the Leica X1. It is noteworthy in this context that the A99 II is splash and dust-proof, while the X1 does not feature any corresponding weather-sealing.

The above size and weight comparisons are to some extent incomplete and possibly misleading, as the X1 has a lens built in, whereas the A99 II is an interchangeable lens camera that requires a separate lens. Attaching the latter will add extra weight and bulk to the setup.

Concerning battery life, the X1 gets 260 shots out of its BP-DC8 battery, while the A99 II can take 490 images on a single charge of its NP-FM500H power pack.

The following table provides a synthesis of the main physical specifications of the two cameras and other similar ones. If you would like to visualize and compare a different camera combination, you can navigate to the CAM-parator app and make your selection from a broad list of cameras there.

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Body Specifications
    Camera
Model
Camera
Width
Camera
Height
Camera
Depth
Camera
Weight
Battery
Life
Weather
Sealing
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Leica X1 124 mm 60 mm 32 mm 306 g 260 n Sep 2009 1,995 i
2.
 
Sony A99 II 143 mm 104 mm 76 mm 849 g 490 Y Sep 2016 3,199 i
3.
 
Canon 5DS R 152 mm 116 mm 76 mm 930 g 700 Y Feb 2015 3,699 i
4.
 
Canon G16 109 mm 76 mm 40 mm 356 g 360 n Aug 2013 549 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X100 126 mm 75 mm 54 mm 445 g 300 n Sep 2010 1,199 i
6.
 
Leica X Typ 113 133 mm 73 mm 78 mm 486 g 350 n Sep 2014 2,295 i
7.
 
Leica D-LUX 6 111 mm 68 mm 46 mm 298 g 330 n Sep 2012 699 i
8.
 
Leica X2 124 mm 69 mm 52 mm 345 g 450 n May 2012 1,995 i
9.
 
Leica D-LUX 5 110 mm 65 mm 43 mm 271 g 400 n Sep 2010 699 i
10.
 
Leica V-LUX 2 124 mm 80 mm 95 mm 520 g 410 n Sep 2010 849 i
11.
 
Nikon D850 146 mm 124 mm 79 mm 1005 g 1840 Y Jul 2017 3,299 i
12.
 
Panasonic LX5 110 mm 65 mm 43 mm 271 g 400 n Jul 2010 499 i
13.
 
Sony A7R II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 625 g 290 Y Jun 2015 3,199 i
14.
 
Sony A7S II 127 mm 96 mm 60 mm 627 g 370 Y Sep 2015 2,999 i
15.
 
Sony A99 147 mm 111 mm 78 mm 812 g 500 Y Sep 2012 2,799 i
16.
 
Sony NEX-3 117 mm 62 mm 33 mm 297 g 330 n May 2010 599 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-5 111 mm 59 mm 38 mm 287 g 330 n May 2010 699 i
Notes: Measurements and pricing do not include easily detachable parts, such as add-on or interchangeable lenses or optional viewfinders.

The price is, of course, an important factor in any camera decision. The retail prices at the time of the camera’s release place the model in the market relative to other models in the producer’s line-up and the competition. The X1 was launched at a lower price than the A99 II, despite having a lens built in. Normally, street prices remain initially close to the MSRP, but after a couple of months, the first discounts appear. Later in the product cycle and, in particular, when the replacement model is about to appear, further discounting and stock clearance sales often push the camera price considerably down. Then, after the new model is out, very good deals can frequently be found on the pre-owned market.

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Sensor comparison

The size of the sensor inside a digital camera is one of the key determinants of image quality. A large sensor will generally have larger individual pixels that offer better low-light sensitivity, provide wider dynamic range, and have richer color-depth than smaller pixels in a sensor of the same technological generation. Moreover, a large sensor camera will give the photographer more control over depth-of-field in the image and, thus, the ability to better isolate a subject from the background. On the downside, larger sensors tend to be associated with larger, more expensive camera bodies and lenses.

Of the two cameras under consideration, the Leica X1 features an APS-C sensor and the Sony A99 II a full frame sensor. The sensor area in the A99 II is 133 percent bigger. As a result of these sensor size differences, the cameras have a format factor of, respectively, 1.5 and 1.0. Both cameras have a native aspect ratio (sensor width to sensor height) of 3:2.

Leica X1 and Sony A99 II sensor measures

With 42.2MP, the A99 II offers a higher resolution than the X1 (12.2MP), but the A99 II has smaller individual pixels (pixel pitch of 4.52μm versus 5.51μm for the X1). Yet, the A99 II is a much more recent model (by 7 years) than the X1, and its sensor will have benefitted from technological advances during this time that enhance the light gathering capacity of its pixel-units. Coming back to sensor resolution, it should be mentioned that the A99 II has no anti-alias filter installed, so that it can capture all the detail its sensor resolves.

The resolution advantage of the Sony A99 II implies greater flexibility for cropping images or the possibility to print larger pictures. The maximum print size of the A99 II for good quality output (200 dots per inch) amounts to 39.8 x 26.5 inches or 101 x 67.4 cm, for very good quality (250 dpi) 31.8 x 21.2 inches or 80.8 x 53.9 cm, and for excellent quality (300 dpi) 26.5 x 17.7 inches or 67.3 x 44.9 cm. The corresponding values for the Leica X1 are 21.4 x 14.3 inches or 54.3 x 36.3 cm for good quality, 17.1 x 11.4 inches or 43.4 x 29 cm for very good quality, and 14.2 x 9.5 inches or 36.2 x 24.2 cm for excellent quality prints.

The A99 II has on-sensor phase detect pixels, which results in fast and reliable autofocus acquisition even during live view operation.

The Leica X1 has a native sensitivity range from ISO 100 to ISO 3200. The corresponding ISO settings for the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II are ISO 100 to ISO 25600, with the possibility to increase the ISO range to 50-25600.

X1 versus A99 II MP

Consistent information on actual sensor performance is available from DXO Mark for many cameras. This service is based on lab testing and assigns an overall score to each camera sensor, as well as ratings for dynamic range ("DXO Landscape"), color depth ("DXO Portrait"), and low-light sensitivity ("DXO Sports"). The following table provides an overview of the physical sensor characteristics, as well as the sensor quality measurements for a selection of comparators.

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Sensor Characteristics
    Camera
Model
Sensor
Class
Resolution
(MP)
Horiz.
Pixels
Vert.
Pixels
Video
Format
DXO
Portrait
DXO
Landscape
DXO
Sports
DXO
Overall
1.
 
Leica X1 APS-C 12.2 4272 2856none...... ..
2.
 
Sony A99 II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p25.413.42317 92
3.
 
Canon 5DS R Full Frame 50.3 8688 57921080/30p24.612.42308 86
4.
 
Canon G16 1/1.7 12.0 4000 30001080/60p21.011.7230 54
5.
 
Fujifilm X100 APS-C 12.2 4288 2848720/30p22.912.41001 73
6.
 
Leica X Typ 113 APS-C 16.1 4928 32641080/30p...... ..
7.
 
Leica D-LUX 6 1/1.7 10.0 3648 27361080/60p...... ..
8.
 
Leica X2 APS-C 16.1 4928 3264none...... ..
9.
 
Leica D-LUX 5 1/1.7 10.0 3648 2736720/60p...... ..
10.
 
Leica V-LUX 2 1/2.3 14.0 4320 32401080/60i...... ..
11.
 
Nikon D850 Full Frame 45.4 8256 55044K/30p26.414.82660 100
12.
 
Panasonic LX5 1/1.7 10.0 3648 2736720/60p19.610.8132 41
13.
 
Sony A7R II Full Frame 42.2 7952 53044K/30p26.013.93434 98
14.
 
Sony A7S II Full Frame 12.0 4240 28324K/30p23.613.32993 85
15.
 
Sony A99 Full Frame 24.0 6000 40001080/60p25.014.01555 89
16.
 
Sony NEX-3 APS-C 14.0 4592 3056720/30p22.112.0830 68
17.
 
Sony NEX-5 APS-C 14.0 4592 30561080/60i22.212.2796 69

Many modern cameras are not only capable of taking still images, but also of capturing video footage. The A99 II indeed provides for movie recording, while the X1 does not. The highest resolution format that the A99 II can use is 4K/30p.

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Feature comparison

Apart from body and sensor, cameras can and do differ across a range of features. For example, the A99 II has an electronic viewfinder (2400k dots), which can be very helpful when shooting in bright sunlight. In contrast, the X1 relies on live view and the rear LCD for framing. The adjacent table lists some of the other core features of the Leica X1 and Sony A99 II along with similar information for a selection of comparators.

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Core Features
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Size
(inch)
LCD
Resolution
(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 n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/2000s 3.0 Y n
2.
 
Sony A99 II2400 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 12.0 n Y
3.
 
Canon 5DS Roptical Y 3.2 1040 fixed n 1/8000s 5.0 n n
4.
 
Canon G16optical n 3.0 922 fixed n 1/4000s 2.2 Y Y
5.
 
Fujifilm X1001440 n 2.8 460 fixed n 1/4000s 5.0 Y n
6.
 
Leica X Typ 113optional n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n
7.
 
Leica D-LUX 6optional n 3.0 920 fixed n 1/4000s 11.0 Y Y
8.
 
Leica X2optional n 2.7 230 fixed n 1/2000s 5.0 Y n
9.
 
Leica D-LUX 5optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y Y
10.
 
Leica V-LUX 2202 n 3.0 460 swivel n 1/2000s 11.0 Y Y
11.
 
Nikon D850optical Y 3.2 2359 tilting Y 1/8000s 9.0 n n
12.
 
Panasonic LX5optional n 3.0 460 fixed n 1/4000s 2.5 Y Y
13.
 
Sony A7R II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
14.
 
Sony A7S II2400 n 3.0 1229 tilting n 1/8000s 5.0 n Y
15.
 
Sony A992359 Y 3.0 1229 full-flex n 1/8000s 6.0 n Y
16.
 
Sony NEX-3optional n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n
17.
 
Sony NEX-5optional n 3.0 920 tilting n 1/4000s 7.0 n n

One difference between the cameras concerns the presence of an on-board flash. The X1 has one, while the A99 II does not. While the built-in flash of the X1 is not very powerful, it can at times be useful as a fill-in light.

The A99 II has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing. This characteristic will be appreciated by vloggers and photographers who are interested in taking selfies. In contrast, the X1 does not have a selfie-screen.

The X1 writes its imaging data to SDHC cards, while the A99 II uses SDXC or Memory Stick PRO Duo cards. The A99 II features dual card slots, which can be very useful in case a memory card fails. In contrast, the X1 only has one slot. The A99 II supports UHS-I cards (Ultra High Speed data transfer of up to 104 MB/s), while the X1 cannot take advantage of Ultra High Speed SD cards.

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Connectivity comparison

For some imaging applications, the extent to which a camera can communicate with its environment can be an important aspect in the camera decision process. The table below provides an overview of the connectivity of the Leica X1 and Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II and, in particular, the interfaces the cameras (and selected comparators) provide for accessory control and data transfer.

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Input-Output Connections
    Camera
Model
Hotshoe
Port
Internal
Microphone
Internal
Speaker
Microphone
Port
Headphone
Port
HDMI
Port
USB
Port
WiFi
Support
NFC
Support
Bluetooth
Support
1.
 
Leica X1Y----mini2.0---
2.
 
Sony A99 IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YYY
3.
 
Canon 5DS RYmonomonoY-mini3.0---
4.
 
Canon G16Ystereomono--mini2.0Y--
5.
 
Fujifilm X100Ystereo---mini2.0---
6.
 
Leica X Typ 113Ystereomono--mini2.0---
7.
 
Leica D-LUX 6Ystereomono--mini2.0---
8.
 
Leica X2Y----mini2.0---
9.
 
Leica D-LUX 5Ymonomono--mini2.0---
10.
 
Leica V-LUX 2Ystereomono--mini2.0---
11.
 
Nikon D850YstereomonoYYmini3.0YYY
12.
 
Panasonic LX5Ymonomono--mini2.0---
13.
 
Sony A7R IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
14.
 
Sony A7S IIYstereomonoYYmicro2.0YY-
15.
 
Sony A99YstereomonoYYmini2.0---
16.
 
Sony NEX-3Ystereomono--mini2.0---
17.
 
Sony NEX-5Ystereomono--mini2.0---

It is notable that the A99 II offers wifi support, which can be a very convenient means to transfer image data to an off-camera location. In contrast, the X1 does not provide wifi capability.

Studio photographers will appreciate that the Sony A99 II (unlike the X1) features a PC Sync socket, so that professional strobe lights can be controlled by the camera.

The A99 II is a recent model that features in the current product line-up of Sony. In contrast, the X1 has been discontinued (but can be found pre-owned on eBay). As a replacement in the same line of cameras, the X1 was succeeded by the Leica X2. Further information on the two cameras (e.g. user guides, manuals), as well as related accessories, can be found on the official Leica and Sony websites.

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Review summary

So what is the bottom line? Which of the two cameras – the Leica X1 or the Sony A99 II – has the upper hand? Is one clearly better than the other? Below is a summary of the relative strengths of each of the two contestants.

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Arguments in favor of the Leica X1:

  • Better moiré control: Has an anti-alias filter to avoid artificial patterns to appear in images.
  • Ready to shoot: Comes with a built-in lens, while the A99 II requires a separate lens.
  • More compact: Is smaller (124x60mm vs 143x104mm) and thus needs less room in the bag.
  • Less heavy: Is lighter even though it comes with a built-in lens (unlike the A99 II).
  • Easier fill-in: Is equipped with a small onboard flash to brighten deep shadow areas.
  • More prestigious: Has the Leica luxury appeal, which ensures a high resale price.
  • More affordable: Was introduced at a lower price, despite coming with a built-in lens.
  • More heavily discounted: Has been available for much longer (launched in September 2009).

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Advantages of the Sony Alpha ALT-A99 II:

  • More detail: Has more megapixels (42.2 vs 12.2MP), which boosts linear resolution by 86%.
  • Maximized detail: Lacks an anti-alias filter to exploit the sensor's full resolution potential.
  • Better image quality: Is equipped with a larger and more technologically advanced sensor.
  • Richer colors: The sensor size advantage translates into images with better, more accurate colors.
  • More dynamic range: Larger sensor captures a wider spectrum of light and dark details.
  • Better low-light sensitivity: Larger sensor produces good images even in poorly lit environments.
  • Broader imaging potential: Can capture not only stills but also 4K/30p video.
  • Better live-view autofocus: Features on-sensor phase-detection for more confident autofocus.
  • Easier framing: Has an electronic viewfinder for image composition and settings control.
  • Easier setting verification: Features a control panel on top to check shooting parameters.
  • Larger screen: Has a bigger rear LCD (3.0" vs 2.7") for image review and settings control.
  • More detailed LCD: Has a higher resolution rear screen (1229k vs 230k dots).
  • More flexible LCD: Has a full-flex screen for odd-angle shots in portrait or landscape orientation.
  • More selfie-friendly: Has an articulated screen that can be turned to be front-facing.
  • Faster shutter: Has higher mechanical shutter speed (1/8000s vs 1/2000s) to freeze action.
  • Faster burst: Shoots at higher frequency (12 vs 3 flaps/sec) to capture the decisive moment.
  • More flexible: Makes it possible to change lenses and thus to use specialty optics.
  • Longer lasting: Gets more shots (490 versus 260) out of a single battery charge.
  • Better sealing: Is splash and dust sealed for shooting in inclement weather conditions.
  • Sharper images: Has stabilization technology built-in to reduce the impact of hand-shake.
  • Easier file upload: Has wifi built in for automatic backup or image transfer to the web.
  • Easier device pairing: Supports NFC for fast wireless image transfer over short distances.
  • Easier wireless transfer: Supports Bluetooth for image sharing without cables.
  • Better studio light control: Has a PC Sync socket to connect to professional strobe lights.
  • Greater peace of mind: Features a second card slot as a backup in case of memory card failure.
  • Faster buffer clearing: Has an SD card interface that supports the UHS-I standard.
  • More modern: Reflects 7 years of technical progress since the X1 launch.

If the number of relative strengths (bullet points above) is taken as a guide, the A99 II is the clear winner of the contest (27 : 8 points). However, the pertinence of the various camera strengths will differ across photographers, so that you might want to weigh individual camera traits according to their importance for your own imaging needs before making a camera decision. A professional wildlife photographer will view the differences between cameras in a way that diverges from the perspective of a family photog, and a person interested in architecture has distinct needs from a sports shooter. Hence, the decision which camera is best and worth buying is often a very personal one.

X1 08:27 A99 II

How about other alternatives? Do the specifications of the Leica X1 and the Sony A99 II place the cameras among the top in their class? Find out in the latest Best Prime Lens Compact Camera and Best DSLR Camera listings whether the two cameras rank among the cream of the crop.

In any case, while the comparison of technical specifications can provide a useful overview of the capabilities of different cameras, it says little about, for example, the shooting experience and imaging performance of the X1 and the A99 II in practical situations. User reviews that are available, for instance, at amazon can sometimes shed light on these issues, but such feedback is all too often partial, inconsistent, and inaccurate.

Expert reviews

This is where reviews by experts come in. The following table reports the overall ratings of the cameras as published by some of the major camera review sites (amateurphotographer [AP], cameralabs [CL], dpreview [DPR], ephotozine [EPZ], photographyblog [PB]). As can be seen, the professional reviewers agree in many cases on the quality of different cameras, but sometimes their assessments diverge, reinforcing the earlier point that a camera decision is often a very personal choice.

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Expert Camera Reviews
     Camera 
 Model 
 AP 
 score 
 CL 
 score 
 DPR 
 score 
 EPZ 
 score 
 PB 
 score 
Camera
Launch
Launch
Price (USD)
Street
Price
1.
 
Leica X13/5..+..4/5 Sep 2009 1,995 i
2.
 
Sony A99 II....85/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2016 3,199 i
3.
 
Canon 5DS R5/5+83/1005/54.5/5 Feb 2015 3,699 i
4.
 
Canon G164/5+..4.5/54.5/5 Aug 2013 549 i
5.
 
Fujifilm X1003/5..75/1004/55/5 Sep 2010 1,199 i
6.
 
Leica X Typ 1133.5/5....3.5/54/5 Sep 2014 2,295 i
7.
 
Leica D-LUX 6......4/54/5 Sep 2012 699 i
8.
 
Leica X23/5....3/54/5 May 2012 1,995 i
9.
 
Leica D-LUX 5......4.5/54/5 Sep 2010 699 i
10.
 
Leica V-LUX 2.......... Sep 2010 849 i
11.
 
Nikon D8504.5/5+ +89/1004.5/55/5 Jul 2017 3,299 i
12.
 
Panasonic LX54/5+73/1004.5/54.5/5 Jul 2010 499 i
13.
 
Sony A7R II5/5+ +90/1005/55/5 Jun 2015 3,199 i
14.
 
Sony A7S II5/5+..4.5/55/5 Sep 2015 2,999 i
15.
 
Sony A995/5..84/1004.5/54.5/5 Sep 2012 2,799 i
16.
 
Sony NEX-3....70/1004.5/54/5 May 2010 599 i
17.
 
Sony NEX-53/5+ +71/1004.5/54/5 May 2010 699 i
Notes: (+ +) highly recommended; (+) recommended; (o) reviewed; (..) not available.

The above review scores should be interpreted with care, though. The assessments were made in relation to similar cameras of the same technological generation. Thus, a score needs to be put into the context of the launch date and the launch price of the camera, and comparisons of ratings among very different cameras or across long time periods have little meaning. Also, please note that some of the review sites have changed their methodology and reporting over time.

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    Specifications: Leica X1 vs Sony A99 II

    Below is a side-by-side comparison of the specs of the two cameras to facilitate a quick review of their differences and common features.

    Camera Specifications
    Camera Model Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera Digital single lens reflex
    Camera Lens 36mm f/2.8 Sony A mount lenses
    Launch Date September 2009 September 2016
    Launch Price USD 1,995 USD 3,199
    Sensor Specs Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    Sensor Technology CMOS BSI-CMOS
    Sensor Format APS-C Sensor Full Frame Sensor
    Sensor Size 23.7 x 15.6 mm 35.9 x 24.0 mm
    Sensor Area 369.72 mm2 861.6 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 28.4 mm 43.2 mm
    Crop Factor 1.5x 1.0x
    Sensor Resolution 12.2 Megapixels 42.2 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4272 x 2856 pixels 7952 x 5304 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 5.51 μm 4.52 μm
    Pixel Density 3.30 MP/cm2 4.90 MP/cm2
    Moiré control Anti-Alias filter no AA filter
    Movie Capability no Video 4K/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 3,200 ISO 100 - 25,600 ISO
    ISO Boost no Enhancement 50 - 25,600 ISO
    DXO Sensor Quality (score) .. 92
    DXO Color Depth (bits) .. 25.4
    DXO Dynamic Range (EV) .. 13.4
    DXO Low Light (ISO) .. 2317
    Screen Specs Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    Viewfinder Type no viewfinder Electronic viewfinder
    Viewfinder Field of View 100%
    Viewfinder Magnification 0.78x
    Viewfinder Resolution 2400k dots
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display Control Panel
    LCD Framing Live View
    Rear LCD Size 2.7inch 3.0inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots 1229k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen Fully flexible screen
    Shooting Specs Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF Phase-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking FeatureFocus Peaking
    Max Shutter Speed (mechanical) 1/2000s 1/8000s
    Continuous Shooting 3 shutter flaps/s 12 shutter flaps/s
    Image Stabilizationno shake reductionIn-body stabilization
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash no On-Board Flash
    Storage Medium SDHC cards MS or SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot Dual card slots
    UHS card support no UHS-I
    Connectivity Specs Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    External Flash Hotshoe Hotshoe
    Studio Flash no PC Sync PC Sync socket
    USB Connector USB 2.0 USB 2.0
    HDMI Port mini HDMI micro HDMI
    Microphone Port no MIC socket External MIC port
    Headphone Socket no Headphone port Headphone port
    Wifi Support no Wifi Wifi built-in
    Near-Field Communication no NFC NFC built-in
    Bluetooth Support no Bluetooth Bluetooth built-in
    Body Specs Leica X1 Sony A99 II
    Environmental Sealingnot weather sealedWeathersealed body
    Battery Type BP-DC8 NP-FM500H
    Battery Life (CIPA)260 shots per charge490 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 124 x 60 x 32 mm
    (4.9 x 2.4 x 1.3 in)
    143 x 104 x 76 mm
    (5.6 x 4.1 x 3.0 in)
    Camera Weight 306 g (10.8 oz) 849 g (29.9 oz)

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