Size and weight is a big decision factor when you are trying to find the ideal camera for your needs.
In this section, We are going to illustrate Leica X-U and Sony RX100 III side-by-side from the front, back and top in their relative dimensions. Leica X-U has external dimensions of 140 x 79 x 88 mm (5.51 x 3.11 x 3.46″) and weighs 635 g (1.40 lb / 22.40 oz) (including batteries). Sony RX100 III has external dimensions of 102 x 58 x 41 mm (4.02 x 2.28 x 1.61″) and weighs 290 g (0.64 lb / 10.23 oz) (including batteries).
Below you can see the front view size comparison of Leica X-U and Sony RX100 III. Sony RX100 III is clearly the smaller of the two cameras. Its body is 38mm narrower, 21mm shorter and 47mm thinner than Leica X-U.
Here is the back view size comparison of Leica X-U and Sony RX100 III.
Now lets look at the top view comparison of Leica X-U and Sony RX100 III.
Weight is another important factor especially when deciding on a camera that you want to carry with you all day.
Sony RX100 III is significantly lighter (345g ) than the Leica X-U which may become a big advantage especially on long walking trips.
LCD Screen Size and Features
Leica X-U and Sony RX100 III's LCD screens has the same diagonal size of 3".
Sony RX100 III features a Tilting only screen
which is mostly only good for shooting from waist or over the head levels. On the other hand, Leica X-U sports a Fully Articulated screen
which is more flexible and useful especially for taking Selfie shots and video.