Leica Q-P vs Fujifilm X100S Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs X100S - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Fujifilm X100S Specs


  • Introduced in November 2018
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Full frame
  • 24 megapixel
  • 10 frames/second
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Elektronic
  • 76.00mm (3.0") Monitor
  • Fixed lens 28mm, f1.7
  • WiFi built-in
  • 130 x 80 x 93mm³ (5.1" x 3.1" x 3.7")
  • 640g (20.6 oz.)

All specs: Main page for Q-P


  • 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

Q-P 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: Q-P and X100S sensor area comparison

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs X100S: Viewfinder

Q-P has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 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.

Q-P (0.70x)

X100S (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the X100S

Advantage: Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Fujifilm X100S Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice



Larger sensor (5)Full frameAPS-C
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2016.00
Higher speed (4, frames/second)106
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO200 - 6400 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Touch screen (2)
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and that the camera is faster. Additional pros for the Leica are the larger sensitivity, that the display has a higher resolution and the rather comfortable touch screen. A recommendation of the Q-P is made easy by the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Q-P scores 24 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X100S



Built-in flash (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300330
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
(14.4 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
(32 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X100S are the built-in flash, that the battery has more stamina and the lower weight than the Q-P. Another advantage over the Q-P: the more compact size.

Yields 9 points for the X100S.

Common Specs for both cameras compared



Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Fujifilm X100S Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and X100S

Q-P und X100S, front viewQ-P und X100S, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und X100S, view from aboveQ-P und X100S, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Fujifilm X100S


We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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