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Leica C (Typ 112)
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Leica C (Typ 112) Digital Camera

12.1MP 7.1x CMOS Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Leica Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

Digital cameras produced by Leica generally have good reviews compared to other brands.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Leica C (Typ 112) supports WiFi connectivity.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9500.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on similar spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Canon PowerShot N100 ($349.99) which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this Leica camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-W800 ($88.00) (MicroSD (TransFlash and higher rated)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2 and higher rated)|MS PRO Duo|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC and higher rated).

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Leica C (Typ 112) supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support Full HD video to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS, and the Nikon Coolpix P7700 is also worth considering.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the C (Typ 112), the C (Typ 112) has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50) which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The C (Typ 112) has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that were released around the same time as the C (Typ 112).

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), and the GE A1455 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Very Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of digital cameras of this age and type range from 0.12s to 250s. The Leica C (Typ 112) has a very long maximum camera shutter speed (250 seconds) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the C (Typ 112).

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Electrical Viewfinder

This digital camera has an Electrical viewfinder, which is the most frequently found viewfinder on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The Leica C (Typ 112) has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. This camera has a Micro HDMI connector, which is the most frequently found HDMI connector found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the C (Typ 112).

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the Leica C (Typ 112) is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112). The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

At 87 megabytes, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C (Typ 112). The average internal memory of compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 350MB.

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Very High Display Resolution

Across all the cameras of this type and age the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. When compared to other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the C (Typ 112), the display resolution of the Leica C (Typ 112) of 921,600 pixels is one of the highest.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Leica C (Typ 112) is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the C (Typ 112).

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Three Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the C (Typ 112) is more than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This Leica digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by digital cameras of this spec and age. The camera file systems "DPOF 1.1" and "RAW" are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

With a minimum aperture of only 2, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a very small minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the C (Typ 112). The average minimum aperture of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3.2, and the minimum apertures range from 1.3 to 6.9.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The C (Typ 112) does not support video recording, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the C (Typ 112) which support video recording.

Other digital cameras which also support video recording that you might also want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Samsung WB800F, or the Fujifilm FinePix JX500 which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low Megapixel Count

The Leica C (Typ 112) has one of the lower megapixel counts (only 12 megapixels) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. Across all the cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112) the megapixel counts range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel count is 14MP.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a higher megapixel count then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS10 (12.1MP), or the Canon PowerShot N100 ($349.99) (12.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years, the C (Typ 112) is not 3D compatible.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Nikon Coolpix P7700.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The C (Typ 112) does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the C (Typ 112) also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS including the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The C (Typ 112) is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the C (Typ 112) are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the C (Typ 112). The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of only 12.8 megapixels, the C (Typ 112) has a quite few total megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the C (Typ 112). The average total megapixel count of cameras of this age and type is 52,000MP, and the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 15,000,000MP.

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Only Features Two Auto Focus

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most commonly featured auto focus featured on digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The auto focus "Contrast Detection Auto Focus" is also featured on this Leica camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of audio formats than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this digital camera.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of 28 millimeters, the C (Typ 112) has one of the longer minimum focal lengths amongst cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112) range from 2.6mm to 290mm.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Leica C (Typ 112)

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Leica released the C (Typ 112).

Average Screen Size

The C (Typ 112) has a relatively typical screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), or the Casio EX-ZR300 which has better reviews.

If this camera screen size is too small for you then you might want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520 (3.2"), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 ($29.99) (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the C (Typ 112) has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the Nikon Coolpix L120 ($299.50), the Samsung EX2F, or the Olympus Stylus SZ-15 ($216.99) which has better reviews.

If this compact camera digital camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the WB150F (5x and higher rated), the WB350F ($295.51) (5x and higher rated), or the WB200F ($204.97) (5x and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 7.1 times zoom factor, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the C (Typ 112).

We compared all the other 7.1x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P7700 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might also be worth considering include the Canon IXUS 150 (8x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Weight

The Leica C (Typ 112) has a pretty typical weight (173 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the C (Typ 112).

There are a number of other 173g digital cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Canon PowerShot S110 which has better reviews.

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MOS Sensor Type

The C (Typ 112) has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras of this age and type. Most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it have a CCD sensor type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other cameras that have a MOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-TZ36, the Lumix DMC-TS5 ($249.00), or the Lumix DMC-TZ35 all from Panasonic.

If the sensor type of this Leica digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS (CMOS and higher rated).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
Camera File System
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Storage Temperature Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Networking
Wireless LAN Type
Other Features

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18485, leica 18489, leica evleicrdb1, leica evleicrdb1b, leica evleicrdb1bd, leica evleicrdb1bdl
Barcodes 00616241086057, 00799429184858, 00799429184896, 04022243184848, 04022243184855, 04022243184886

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