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Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700

Portability
85
Imaging
59
Features
56
Overall
57
Leica T Typ 701 front
 
Sony Alpha a6700 front
Portability
75
Imaging
74
Features
96
Overall
82

Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Key Specs

Leica T Type 701
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 125 - 12500
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • Leica L Mount
  • 384g - 134 x 69 x 33mm
  • Announced April 2014
Sony A6700
(Full Review)
  • 26MP - APS-C Sensor
  • 3.00" Fully Articulated Screen
  • ISO 100 - 32000 (Raise to 102400)
  • Sensor based 5-axis Image Stabilization
  • 3840 x 2160 video
  • Sony E Mount
  • 493g - 122 x 69 x 75mm
  • Introduced July 2023
  • Old Model is Sony A6600
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Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Overview

Following is a detailed review of the Leica T Type 701 and Sony A6700, both Advanced Mirrorless cameras by brands Leica and Sony. There exists a sizable gap among the sensor resolutions of the T Type 701 (16MP) and A6700 (26MP) but they feature the exact same sensor measurements (APS-C).

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The T Type 701 was unveiled 10 years earlier than the A6700 which is a fairly significant difference as far as camera technology is concerned. Both cameras come with the identical body type (Rangefinder-style mirrorless).

Before we go through a in depth comparison, below is a concise introduction of how the T Type 701 matches up versus the A6700 in relation to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Leica T Type 701 over the Sony A6700

 T Type 701 A6700 
Screen dimension3.7"3.00"Bigger screen (+0.7")
Screen resolution1300k1040kClearer screen (+260k dot)

Reasons to pick Sony A6700 over the Leica T Type 701

 A6700 T Type 701 
IntroducedJuly 2023April 2014More modern by 112 months
Screen typeFully articulatedFixed Fully Articulating screen
Selfie screen Easy selfies

Common features in the Leica T Type 701 and Sony A6700

 T Type 701 A6700 
Manually focus Very accurate focus
Touch screen Quickly navigate

Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Physical Comparison

If you are intending to carry around your camera often, you are going to need to take into account its weight and dimensions. The Leica T Type 701 has got outside dimensions of 134mm x 69mm x 33mm (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3") accompanied by a weight of 384 grams (0.85 lbs) whilst the Sony A6700 has dimensions of 122mm x 69mm x 75mm (4.8" x 2.7" x 3.0") along with a weight of 493 grams (1.09 lbs).

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Don't forget, the weight of an ILC will vary dependant on the lens you are utilising during that time. The following is the front view overall size comparison of the T Type 701 compared to the A6700.

Leica T  Type 701 vs Sony A6700 size comparison

Considering dimensions and weight, the portability grade of the T Type 701 and A6700 is 85 and 75 respectively.

Leica T  Type 701 vs Sony A6700 top view buttons comparison

Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Sensor Comparison

More often than not, it is very tough to picture the gap in sensor sizes merely by looking through specifications. The picture below will help provide you a stronger sense of the sensor dimensions in the T Type 701 and A6700.

To sum up, both the cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements albeit different resolution. You can count on the Sony A6700 to provide you with more detail having an extra 10MP. Higher resolution will make it easier to crop shots somewhat more aggressively. The more aged T Type 701 will be disadvantaged in sensor innovation.

Leica T  Type 701 vs Sony A6700 sensor size comparison

Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Screen and ViewFinder

Leica T  Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Leica T Type 701 Portrait photography info
Sony A6700 Portrait photography info
75
has manual focus
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes face detection focus
saves RAW files
84
focusing manually
megapixel count high (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
provides face detect focus
supports RAW formats
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Street Comparison

Leica T Type 701 Street photography advice
Sony A6700 Street photography advice
70
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
supports focus via touch
screen is fixed
no image stabilization
84
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
supports RAW formats
has focus via touch
weather sealing
great high ISO (32,000)
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Sports Comparison

Leica T Type 701 Sports photography features
Sony A6700 Sports photography features
54
decent sensor resolution (16 megapixels)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
includes tracking autofocus
slow frames per second (5.0 frames/s)
no image stabilization
lack of phase detect auto focus
87
quiet shooting (1/8,000 seconds)
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count high (26 megapixels)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
provides tracking focus
weather sealing
better than average battery pack (570 per charge)
has phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Leica T Type 701
Travel photography with Sony A6700
69
supports focus via touch
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
has built in flash
doesn't have Time Lapse recording
screen isn't selfie friendly
84
better than average battery pack (570 CIPA)
weather sealing
has bluetooth
has focus via touch
megapixel count high (26 megapixels)
selfie friendly screen
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Landscape Comparison

Leica T Type 701 Landscape photography information
Sony A6700 Landscape photography information
69
has manual focus
swap lenses (Leica L mount)
bigger than average screen (3.7")
decent sensor resolution (16MP)
decent sensor size (APS-C)
saves RAW files
no image stabilization
doesn't have Time Lapse recording
87
focusing manually
switch lenses (Sony E mount)
pretty good screen size (3.00")
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
megapixel count high (26MP)
nice sensor size (APS-C)
great high ISO (32,000)
supports RAW formats
weather sealing
better than average battery pack (570 per charge)
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Vlogging Comparison

Leica T Type 701 as a Vlogging camera
Sony A6700 as a Vlogging camera
32
touch screen
includes face detection focus
high res video (1920 x 1080 pixels)
screen isn't selfie friendly
no image stabilization
doesn't have external mic socket
84
selfie friendly screen
screen is touchscreen
built in image stabilization (Sensor based 5-axis)
provides face detect focus
high res video (3840 x 2160 pxls)
has microphone support
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Leica T Type 701 vs Sony A6700 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Leica T Type 701 and Sony A6700
 Leica T Typ 701Sony Alpha a6700
General Information
Company Leica Sony
Model type Leica T Typ 701 Sony Alpha a6700
Category Advanced Mirrorless Advanced Mirrorless
Announced 2014-04-24 2023-07-12
Physical type Rangefinder-style mirrorless Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Sensor Information
Sensor type CMOS BSI-CMOS
Sensor size APS-C APS-C
Sensor measurements 23.6 x 15.7mm 23.5 x 15.6mm
Sensor area 370.5mm² 366.6mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 26MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 3:2 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Highest Possible resolution 4944 x 3278 6192 x 4128
Maximum native ISO 12500 32000
Maximum enhanced ISO - 102400
Lowest native ISO 125 100
RAW format
Lowest enhanced ISO - 50
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
AF touch
Continuous AF
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Total focus points - 759
Lens
Lens mount type Leica L Sony E
Total lenses 4 199
Crop factor 1.5 1.5
Screen
Type of display Fixed Type Fully articulated
Display size 3.7" 3.00"
Resolution of display 1,300k dots 1,040k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type Electronic (optional) Electronic
Viewfinder resolution 2,360k dots 2,359k dots
Viewfinder coverage 100 percent 100 percent
Viewfinder magnification 0.7x 0.71x
Features
Min shutter speed 30 secs 30 secs
Max shutter speed 1/4000 secs 1/4000 secs
Max quiet shutter speed - 1/8000 secs
Continuous shutter rate 5.0 frames per second 11.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Exposure compensation Yes Yes
Set WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 4.50 m (at ISO 100) no built-in flash
Flash options Auto, auto w/redeye reduction, flash on, flash on w/redeye reduction, slow sync, slow sync w/redeye reduction Flash off, Autoflash, Fill-flash, Rear Sync., Slow Sync., Red-eye reduction (On/Off selectable), Hi-speed sync, Wireless
Hot shoe
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p) 3840 x 2160 @ 120p / 280 Mbps, XAVC HS, MP4, H.265, Linear PCM
Maximum video resolution 1920x1080 3840x2160
Video data format MPEG-4 MPEG-4, AVCHD, XAVC S
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless Built-In Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10 GBit/sec)
GPS Optional None
Physical
Environment sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 384 grams (0.85 lbs) 493 grams (1.09 lbs)
Dimensions 134 x 69 x 33mm (5.3" x 2.7" x 1.3") 122 x 69 x 75mm (4.8" x 2.7" x 3.0")
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating 75 not tested
DXO Color Depth rating 23.0 not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating 12.7 not tested
DXO Low light rating 1082 not tested
Other
Battery life 400 shots 570 shots
Battery style Battery Pack Battery Pack
Battery ID BP-DC13 NP-FZ1000
Self timer Yes Yes
Time lapse shooting
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC card SD/SDHC/SDXC + Memory Stick Pro Duo
Card slots 1 1
Pricing at release $1,603 $1,399