Leica D-Lux 7 vs Fujifilm X100S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

D-Lux 7 vs X100S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica D-Lux 7 vs Fujifilm X100S Specs

D-Lux 7

  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Four Thirds
  • 17 megapixel
  • 11 frames/second
  • 100 - 25600 ISO
  • 3840 x 2160 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 75.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Zoom 24-75mm (3x), f1.7-2.8
  • WiFi built-in
  • 118 x 66 x 64mm³ (4.6" x 2.6" x 2.5")
  • 393g (12.7 oz.)

All specs: Main page for D-Lux 7


  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: APS-C
  • 16 megapixel
  • 6 frames/second
  • 200 - 6400 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Hybrid
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 35mm, f2.0
  • No WiFi
  • 126.5 x 74.4 x 53.9mm³ (5.0" x 2.9" x 2.1")
  • 445g (14.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X100S

D-Lux 7 vs X100S Sensors

On the pictures below the sensor areas of cameras are highlighted.

This infographic highlights the sensor areas of both models compared to other common sensor formats:

Infographic: D-Lux 7 and X100S sensor area comparisonAdvantage: Fujifilm X100S

D-Lux 7 vs X100S: Viewfinder

D-Lux 7 has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 2.76 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

The X100S features an electronic viefinder with a resolution of 2.36 Megapixel and a magnification of around 0.50x.

Viewfinder magnifications of compared cameras. The black area shows a magnification of 1x, relative to native size; in red is a magnification of 0.85x.

D-Lux 7 (0.70x)

X100S (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the D-Lux 7Simulated viewfinder of the X100S

Note: Differences in the image area are the result of different image ratios, 3:2 or 4:3. That can make it difficult to compare the viewfinder magnification of both cameras. However, with these two cameras the difference is considerable in any case.

Leica D-Lux 7 VS Fujifilm X100S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica D-Lux 7 a better choice

D-Lux 7


Wider resolution (5, megapixel)17.0016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)116
Better sensibility (4)100 - 25600 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Image stabilizer (3)
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.200.46
Touch screen (2)
Better Video (2)3840 x 21601920 x 1080
Longer battery life (3, photos)403330
Weighs less (2)393g
(12.7 oz.)
(14.4 oz.)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the D-Lux 7 are the higher resolution, that the camera is faster and the larger sensitivity. We also like the optical image stabilizer, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the D-Lux 7 is made easy by the superior video recording, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the X100S. Another advantage over the X100S: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The D-Lux 7 scores 29 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X100S

D-Lux 7


Larger sensor (5)Four ThirdsAPS-C
Built-in flash (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X100S are the larger sensor and the built-in flash.

Yields 7 points for the X100S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

D-Lux 7


Similar size498cm³507cm³
Leica D-Lux 7 VS Fujifilm X100S Dimensions

Look at front view of the D-Lux 7 and X100S

D-Lux 7 und X100S, front viewD-Lux 7 und X100S, front view

Top view of cameras

D-Lux 7 und X100S, view from aboveD-Lux 7 und X100S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica D-Lux 7

Fujifilm X100S


We recommend Leica D-Lux 7 as better choice.

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