In this review, we will be comparing RX1 and Q Typ 116, two Large Sensor Compact cameras from Sony and Leica. Both Sony RX1 and Leica Q cameras have 24.0MP Full frame sensors. Sony RX1 was introduced to market in February 2013 and Leica Q was launched in June 2015. As you can see, RX1 is 2 years older than Q Typ 116. Let's see if this age difference between two cameras makes a big difference.
We can expect this to be a close match up because both models are ranked amongst the best in Large Sensor Compact cameras. Out of 63 cameras in this class, Sony RX1 is ranked #8
with an overall score of 69 and Leica Q is ranked #5
with an overall score of 77.
Here is a brief look at the main features of Sony RX1 and Leica Q before getting into our more detailed comparison.
Let's read on the following sections in order to better understand in detail how Sony RX1 and Leica Q compares and hopefully end up with enough arguments to decide which one is better for you.