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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 Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Leica Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 447 owner and expert reviews for Leica digital cameras and found that on average Leica has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Leica has good reviews specifically within its compact cameras range.

Supports Wi-Fi

The C (Typ 112) supports wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the C (Typ 112) do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at including the Nikon Coolpix S9600 ($249.99) which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that have been available 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.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6 ($533.99).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The C (Typ 112) has an image stabilizer. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to the C (Typ 112) also have an image stabilizer.

Other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10, or the Casio EX-ZR700.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the C (Typ 112) has a built-in flash.

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Very Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

Comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have slowest camera shutter speeds of between 0.12s and 250s. With a slowest camera shutter speed of 250 seconds, the C (Typ 112) has one of the longest slowest camera shutter speeds amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is the most commonly found camera shutter type on compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Electrical Viewfinder Type

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.

This digital camera's viewfinder (electrical) is in fact the best viewfinder across all compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

An Optical viewfinder type is the worst viewfinder across similar types of digital camera.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of HDMI connector types than most cameras of this type and age. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this Leica camera.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The number of supported image formats on the Leica C (Typ 112) is more than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image formats supporteds "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The average internal memory of compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112) is 320MB. With an internal memory of 87 megabytes, the Leica C (Typ 112) has one of the bigger internal memorys amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,600 pixels, the C (Typ 112) has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the C (Typ 112). The display resolution (numeric)s of digital cameras of this age and spec range from 1 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The C (Typ 112) has a maximum video resolution of 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modess

The number of light exposure modes found on the C (Typ 112) is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Leica camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the C (Typ 112) the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22. When compared to other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago, the C (Typ 112)'s minimum aperture number of only 2 is one of the smallest.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Capability

The Leica C (Typ 112) does not support video capability, although this is within the context that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this camera and we think the Sony KHX20BBGSFDI which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras of this spec and age do not support Full HD video. The Leica C (Typ 112) is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider including the Fujifilm X10, the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77, or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The C (Typ 112) is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a digital camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The C (Typ 112) does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to look at including the Panasonic DMC-TZ30 ($375.99), or the Canon SX280 HS which is also higher rated.

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Not Waterproof

The C (Typ 112) is not waterproof. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C (Typ 112) are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Leica C (Typ 112) is more than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the C (Typ 112). The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica digital camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the C (Typ 112) is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this Leica camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of only 12.8 megapixels, the C (Typ 112) has a fairly few total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The least total megapixels of cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112) is 10MP, the most is 48MP, and the average total megapixels is 16MP.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the C (Typ 112) range from 5mm to 39mm. At 28 millimeters, the C (Typ 112) has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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

Released Over Three Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the C (Typ 112) has a pretty average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the C (Typ 112).

We compared all the other 3" screen digital cameras to this digital camera and we think the Samsung ST72 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Galaxy Camera EK-GC110 (4.8"), or the GC100 (4.8") both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a fairly standard digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112).

There are a number of alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including the Canon PowerShot G16 ($619.00), or the easypix V1016 which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the 150F (5x), or the WB350F ($285.00) (5x) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

The C (Typ 112) has a pretty typical optical zoom (7.1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

There are a number of other 7.1x optical zoom cameras currently available that you might want to consider including the Panasonic DMC-LF1 which has better reviews.

If this Leica camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the DSC-W830 (8x), or the DSC-W830 ($95.99) (8x) both from Sony or the Canon 145 (8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

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

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MOS Sensor Type

The C (Typ 112) has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it have a CCD sensor type.

If the sensor type of this digital camera is too bad for you then you might want to look at the GE J1455 (CCD) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 12.1 megapixels, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a pretty typical megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 12.1MP digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot G16 ($619.00) which has better reviews.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to look at the Minox DCC 14.0 (14MP).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Internal Memory
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
Camera
Camera File System
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Storage Temperature (T-T)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Wrist Strap Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash

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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Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 vs C (Typ 112)

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 vs Leica C (Typ 112)
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 EK-GC200 Leica C (Typ 112)
$ 674.99 $700.00
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Bigger Optical Zoom
283mm Longer Maximum Focal Length
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GR Limited Edition vs C (Typ 112)

Ricoh GR Limited Edition vs Leica C (Typ 112)
Ricoh GR Limited Edition Leica C (Typ 112)
$ 957.99 $700.00
10.1 Smaller Maximum Aperture
9.7mm Shorter Minimum Focal Length
4.2MP Higher Megapixel Count
308,400 Pixels Higher Display Resolution
$258 More Expensive
Seven Times Shorter Maximum Focal Length

Sony DSC-HX300 vs Leica C (Typ 112)

Sony DSC-HX300 vs Leica C (Typ 112)
Sony DSC-HX300 Leica C (Typ 112)
$ 390.00 $700.00
$310 Cheaper
Hugely Bigger Digital Zoom
42.9x Bigger Optical Zoom
85% Longer Maximum Focal Length
Eight Times Shorter Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Vastly Thicker
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