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Nothing beats taking a camera out and giving it a workout making real images. Or trying to.
In this regard, the Leica X Vario proved immensely frustrating in the context of the Sony RX1R and the Ricoh GR. Virtually every feature was either slower to operate or required more effort to use, or was just plain missing. I took an intense dislike to operating the X Vario after experiencing just how much it wasted my time and tripped me up, over and over again.
My field testing used the same EVF as the one supported by the Leica M Typ 240, which is to say the best EVF that can be used with the X Vario. Which is to say a low-grade unit that offers a grossly inferior image compared to the superlative Sony EVF available at lower cost with the Sony RX1.
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