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Leica M-P (Typ 240)
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Leica M-P (Typ 240) Digital Camera

MILC 24MP CMOS Jul 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Count Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
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9 Reasons For

Good Brand

Leica MILC cameras have good reviews on average and across all digital cameras Leica is one of the better rated manufacturers.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Like most of the other MILC cameras that have been available for a similar time to the M-P (Typ 240), the M-P (Typ 240) supports Full HD video.

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Fairly High Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 24 megapixels, the M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly high megapixel count compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than a year. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to the M-P (Typ 240) have megapixel counts of between 12MP and 29MP, and the average megapixel count is 19MP.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 24MP digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price].

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to look at include the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the digital cameras of a similar type and age to the M-P (Typ 240) the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.25s to 120s, and the average maximum camera shutter speed is 40s. The M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed (60 seconds) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the M-P (Typ 240).

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Has Eight White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the M-P (Typ 240) is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This Leica camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on cameras of a similar age and type to the M-P (Typ 240). The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Fluorescent H", "Fluorescent L", "Shade" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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5952 X 3976 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The M-P (Typ 240) has a 5952 x 3976 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras that are a comparable age to it. Digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the M-P (Typ 240) maximum image resolutions range from 1280 x 1024 pixels to 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum video resolution on MILC cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 640 x 480|1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolution on digital cameras of this type and age. 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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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The M-P (Typ 240) does not support WiFi connectivity, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the M-P (Typ 240) do not have a built-in flash. The M-P (Typ 240) is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the M-P (Typ 240), the Leica M-P (Typ 240) does not support video recording.

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Not Waterproof

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other MILC cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the M-P (Typ 240) are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) does not have an image stabiliser, although this is within the context that most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the M-P (Typ 240) also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other cameras of this age and type, the M-P (Typ 240) is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The M-P (Typ 240) does not have a GPS. Most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the M-P (Typ 240) also do not have a GPS.

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Very Low JPEG Frame Rate

At only 25 frames per second, the M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly low JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the M-P (Typ 240). The JPEG frame rates of cameras of this spec and age range from 24fps to 60fps.

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Very Heavy

With a weight of 600 grams, the Leica M-P (Typ 240) is fairly heavy compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the M-P (Typ 240). The lightest comparable spec camera that has been around for around the same time as the M-P (Typ 240) is 180g , the heaviest is 680g, and the average weight is 370g.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might also be worth looking at include the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price] (680g and higher rated).

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Quite Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 6,400, the Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than a year. The maximum ISO speeds of similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the M-P (Typ 240) range from 6,400 to 410,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 43,000.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the M-P (Typ 240) is 460,000 pixels, the highest is 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 920,000 pixels. With a display resolution of only 920,000 pixels, the Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the M-P (Typ 240).

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Very Wide

Across all the MILC cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the M-P (Typ 240) the widths range from 98mm to 140mm, and the average width is 120mm. At 139 millimeters, the M-P (Typ 240) is fairly wide compared to most of the other MILC cameras that are a similar age to the M-P (Typ 240).

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

The minimum ISO speed of digital cameras of this age and type range from 50 to 1,600. At 200, the M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other MILC cameras that are a comparable age to the M-P (Typ 240).

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3 Other reasons to consider the Leica M-P (Typ 240)

Released Over a Year Ago

This digital camera was released over a year ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the M-P (Typ 240) has a fairly average screen size compared to most of the other MILC cameras that have been around for around the same time as the M-P (Typ 240).

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of a comparable 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.

Digital cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Leica M Monochrom[plb_1983444_price] (SD|SDHC) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Full-Frame Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Body Material
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Lens Mount
Focusing
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
HD Type
Audio
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Internal RAM
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
USB Version
Camera
GPS
White Balance Mode
Self-Timer
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Other Features
Technical Details
Image Processor
User Guide

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 10773, leica 10772
Barcodes 00799429107727, 00799429107734, 04022243107724, 04022243107731, 04022243109339

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