The average owner rating of this Leica digital camera is brilliant based on 16 owner reviews. This means that users think this Leica camera is one of the very best digital cameras of a comparable age and type.
Good Quality Lens
Some Leica M reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good lens. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote in their Leica M review “$4,295) is an excellent wide-angle lens for M-mount cameras” . Pcmag.com also wrote “It's the best rangefinder lens that covers a wide”. Pc Mag said in their review on PC Mag “Lens hood is huge”.
A few customers agreed that it had a good autofocus.
Good Quality Pictures
A number of people wrote that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “It captures images that are sharp from edge to edge at every aperture.” and scored it 5 stars. Pc Mag said in their review of this digital camera “Detailed images at every ISO” . Pcmag.com also said “The ability to capture images that are crisp from edge to ed”.
Some Leica M reviewers who purchased this digital camera wrote that it had a good picture resolution. Pcmag.com gave this digital camera a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on PC Mag “A larger buffer for longer continuous shooting”. Three years ago expert website Photozone.de mentioned “It shows very good resolution across the frame wide open”. Techradar.com/au/ wrote “New rear screen is clear, bright and high resolution”.
One Leica M owner who purchased this digital camera concluded that it had a good image sensor. Expert review site Reviewed.com wrote in their Leica M review “Not only is the new sensor a great performer.”.
Eleven customers said in their reviews that the product was compact. Pc Mag mentioned “Fairly compact” in their Leica M review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Pc Mag also wrote “Compact for a full-frame camera”. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Is quite compact, especially when you consider its f/2 aperture”.
Two Leica M owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was a good body shape. Techradar.com/au/ mentioned “Pleasuretouse body with first class lenses”.
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A number of Leica M owners mentioned that it was well made. Last year expert review site Pcmag.com said “Perfectly engineered”. Pc Mag mentioned in their review “Incredible build quality”. Pc Mag also wrote “Excellent build”.
One Leica M owner thought this digital camera was strong and durable. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “A more durable rear LCD”.
Good Product Quality
Several Leica M reviewers who bought it thought it was good quality. It Reviews.com wrote on IT Reviews.com “Excellent image quality” yet they gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com wrote “It's traditionally also a name that delivers genuine quality” in their review of this digital camera. Techradar.com/au/ said in their Leica M review “The Leica M 240 offers beautiful image quality, with files that are full of detail”.
Several Leica M owners mentioned in their reviews that the Leica M was good looking. Expert review site Pcmag.com rated it 5 stars and mentioned in their review “Its design is pretty compact when you consider its”. Expert review site Pocket-Lint.com said “Because this gorgeous slice of German engineer” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in November last year “The Leica M Monochrom has a gorgeous and well-built body that produces impressive black”.
One Leica M reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. One Leica M reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was well designed. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Bright, uncluttered viewfinder” in their review.
One person who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was ergonomic. Expert review site Kenrockwell.com said “The M 240 with external finder is an ergonomic nightmare” .
Good Screen / Viewfinder
Four Leica M owners who reviewed the Leica M considered that it had a good viewfinder. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Big, bright optical viewfinder” and rated it 4 stars. Ephotozine.com gave it a score of 4 stars and said “The Leica M Typ 240 is the only one with live view and an optical viewfinder, giving those that prefer the rangefinder view the option to use that”.
One Leica M reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had an electronic viewfinder. One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good screen.
Easy to Use
A number of Leica M reviewers concluded that it was easy to use. Expert website Pcmag.com said “It's compatible with Leica rangefinder cameras, although it's easy enough to use with Sony NEX”. Techradar.com/au/ said in their review “Flexibility, from a camera that is a pleasure to use”. Techradar.com/au/ also said “Live View makes longer lenses easier to use”.
One customer reckoned that it had a good experience. Expert website Reviewed.com said two years ago “Focus peaking dramatically expand the overall experience” in their review. One Leica M reviewer thought it was easy to handle. Reviewed.com wrote “Great handling”.
One person who purchased the Leica M considered that it was easy to use the menus. Techradar.com/au/ said “Menu could be easier and quicker to navigate” in their review of this digital camera.
Acceptable Noise Level
A number of people wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Pc Mag wrote in their review of the Leica M “Nearly silent shutter”. Kenrockwell.com wrote in their Leica M review two years ago “The M 240 is fast and quiet, much quieter than the clattery M9 ever was.”.
Leica Has Good Digital Camera Reviews
Leica has good average reviews for its MILC cameras as well as across its entire camera range compared to other manufacturers.
Good Video Capture
A few Leica M reviewers reckoned that the product was good for video recording. Ephotozine.com mentioned on expert website Ephotozine “Surprisingly for Leica, also introduced full HD video recording” in their Leica M review. Expert website Amateurphotographer.co.uk said in their Leica M review “An EVF and full HD video are welcome (especially for Leica R-mount owners), b”.
Some Leica M owners who bought it thought it had good technical guidance. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Smooth manual focus ring”. Photozone.de said in their review of the Leica M “Such adapted lenses can only be used with manual focusing and "working aperture" - there's no da”.
Quite High Megapixel Count
The lowest megapixel count of comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the M is 2.3MP and the highest is 46MP. The Leica M has a quite high megapixel count (24 megapixels) compared to most of the other MILC cameras that were launched around the same time as the M.
Supports Full HD Video
The Leica M supports Full HD video, as do most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the M.
SD Memory Card
This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of a similar age and type to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.
MOS Sensor Type
This camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it.
Electronic Camera Shutter
This camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is typical of many MILC cameras that have been available for more than two years.
Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
At 60 seconds, the Leica M has a very long maximum camera shutter speed compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the M. The maximum camera shutter speeds of MILC cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.25s to 240s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 40s.
Quite Big Battery Capacity
Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the M the battery capacities range from 680mAh to 4,400mAh, and the average battery capacity is 1,300mAh. At 1,800 milliampere * hour, the Leica M has a fairly big battery capacity compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.
Has Seven White Balance Modes
The number of white balance modes found on the Leica M is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This Leica digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Manual", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.
5952 X 3976 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution
The Leica M has a 5952 x 3976 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras of a similar type and age to it. The image resolution of all digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the M ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).
Supports Seven ISO Speeds
The number of ISO speeds supported by the Leica M is more than most MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a 200 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the M. The ISO speeds "400", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Leica digital camera.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution
This camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolution on digital cameras of this age and type. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.
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Inferior Technical Features
One person thought it did not have good features. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned “In updating the Leica M9 with more current features, one cant help get the feeling that Leica has slightly missed the point with the M Typ 240”.
Poor Exposure Control
One Leica M owner who purchased it mentioned that it did not have good exposure controls. Techradar.com/au/ said “Exposure compensation button not always easy to use” yet they still scored the product 4 stars.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Leica M does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the M.
Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity
Like most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to the M, the Leica M does not support WiFi connectivity.
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Does Not Support Video Recording
The Leica M does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M also do not support video recording.
Not 3D Compatible
Most cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M are not 3D compatible. The Leica M is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a GPS
The Leica M does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the M also do not have a GPS.
The Leica M is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the M are also not waterproof.
Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser
Most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not have an image stabiliser. The Leica M is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The number of supported image formats on the Leica M is more than most cameras of this age and type. This Leica camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by MILC cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the M. The image format "DNG" is also supported by this camera.
Very Low Maximum ISO Speed
The lowest maximum ISO speed of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the M is 1,600 and the highest is 410,000. At only 6,400, the Leica M has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the M.
When compared to other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the M that we have assessed the weight of, the Leica M's weight of 680 grams is one of the heaviest. The average weight of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 310g.
Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed
At 200, the Leica M has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the M. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum ISO speed of between 50 and 200.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This MILC digital camera has been on the market for over two years.
Average Screen Size
At 3 inches, the Leica M has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for more than two years.
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