Leica Q-P vs Fujifilm X20 Compare

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Cameras which are being compared are Enthusiast Compact cameras.

Q-P vs X20 - Side by side

Learn more about compared cameras specifications below.

Leica Q-P vs Fujifilm X20 Specs

Q-P

  • 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

X20

  • Introduced in February 2013
  • Enthusiast Compact
  • Sensor: Compact
  • 12 megapixel
  • 12 frames/second
  • 100 - 12800 ISO
  • 1920 x 1080 Video
  • Viewfinder: Optical (See through)
  • 71.00mm (2.8") Monitor
  • Zoom 28-112mm (4x), f2.0-2.8
  • No WiFi
  • 117 x 69.6 x 56.8mm³ (4.6" x 2.7" x 2.2")
  • 353g (11.4 oz.)

All specs: Main page for X20

Q-P vs X20: The sensors

Q-P features a Full frame sized sensor, while the X20 uses a Compact sensor.

Boasting an area of 864mm² (1.38 sq.in.) the sensor of the Q-P is a lot larger than the X20's chip at 58mm² (0.09 sq.in.). In most cases a larger sensor will yield better results in low light, a considerable advantage in many situations (think: interior images, dusk or dawn etc.), a clear disadvantage of the Compact format.

Better choice: Leica Q-P

Q-P vs X20: Viewfinder

The Q-P has an electronic viewfinder and it's resolution is 3.68 megapixel with magnification of 0.70x.

The X20 features

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)

X20 (0.50x)

Simulated viewfinder of the Q-PSimulated viewfinder of the X20

Advantage: Leica Q-P

Leica Q-P VS Fujifilm X20 Other Specs Comparison

Why is Leica Q-P a better choice

Q-P

X20

Larger sensor (5)Full frameCompact
Wider resolution (5, megapixel)24.2012.00
Better sensibility (4)100 - 50000 ISO100 - 12800 ISO
Better monitor (2, Megapixel)1.040.46
Touch screen (2)
Longer battery life (3, photos)300270
WiFi (2)

Conclusion: Advantages of the Q-P are the larger sensor, the higher resolution and the larger sensitivity. We also like that the display has a higher resolution, the rather comfortable touch screen and that the battery has more stamina. Another advantage over the X20: the built-in wifi that permits remote shooting and image transfer without the need for a cable connection.

The Q-P scores 23 points.

Otherwise why to choose Fujifilm X20

Q-P

X20

Higher speed (4, frames/second)1012
Built-in flash (2)
Image stabilizer (3)
Weighs less (2)640g
(20.6 oz.)
353g
(11.4 oz.)
More portable (2)967cm³
(61 cu.in.)
463cm³
(29 cu.in.)

Conclusion: Advantages of the X20 are that the camera is faster, the built-in flash and the optical image stabilizer. A nice touch is the lower weight than the Q-P and the more compact size.

Yields 13 points for the X20.

Common Specs for both cameras compared

Q-P

X20

Video resolution1920 x 10801920 x 1080
Leica Q-P VS Fujifilm X20 Dimensions

Look at front view of the Q-P and X20

Q-P und X20, front viewQ-P und X20, front view

Top view of cameras

Q-P und X20, view from aboveQ-P und X20, view from above

Total scores

Here's the total score according to comparison above:

Leica Q-P

Fujifilm X20

23
13

We recommend Leica Q-P as better choice.

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