Fujifilm Finepix X100 Next to the Leica M3

Here’s a side-by-side comparison of Fujifilm’s Finepix X100 and the classic Leica M3. Needless to say, the X100 is one classy looking digital camera. It just started shipping this past weekend in Japan, and should begin arriving elsewhere in the very near future. If you want a closer look at the camera’s features, check out the 124 page owners manual that recently found its way online.

There’s also a neat promotional video that gives a brief rundown of the camera:

Be warned though — stare too much at this camera and you might be compelled to shell out the $1,200 it costs to own it.

Update: Here’s another comparison from a top-view:

Image credit: Leica M3 versus Finepix X100 and X100 versus M3 top plates by Nokton