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Leica M

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Leica M
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33 Reviews
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Good Features
57
Value for Money
Average
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A classic and high image quality 680g camera, with a good spec.
680g Mirrorless 24MP 5952 X 3976 Pixels Feb 2014
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Leica M Price History

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price (excluding ex-display prices) has dropped from $4,995 to $4,195 in the last 12 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.

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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica M number 339 in best selling cameras and number 480 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
78
Features
57
Value for Money

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69
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews. 83% of buyers recommended this camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
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Leica max 24 MP sensor for maximum imaging quality
Fast leica maestro image processor
Universal capabilities with live view and the electronic viewfinder
Splash-proof camera body
All the new features of the leica M at A glance

What is the Kagoo Score?

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The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Very short camera shutter speed
Features contrast adjustment
Has a shoe mounting point
Supports Full HD video
Has a tripod mount
Supports dioptic correction
Supports live view
2976 x 1984 still image resolution
Features saturation adjustment
Average maximum ISO sensitivity
Average display diagonal
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Heavier than average
Slower than average start-up time
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Does not have an HDMI
5952 X 3976 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica M is 5952 x 3976 pixels. That's 49% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Leica M of 24MP is in the highest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Leica M's maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

The shortest camera shutter speed of cameras is 0.000016s, the longest is 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.0089s. The camera shutter speed of the Leica M of only 0.00025s is shorter than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Leica M of 680g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 8% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The weights of digital cameras range from 50g to 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g.

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Slower Than Average Start-Up Time

The average start-up time of all digital cameras is 580ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 2,000ms. The Leica M's start-up time of 1,000ms is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 26% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Leica M features contrast adjustment. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica M has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

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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Supports Full HD Video
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The Leica M supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 79% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Leica M has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 74% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Leica M supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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Supports Live View

The Leica M supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Leica M does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 58% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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The Leica M's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 43% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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2976 X 1984 Still Image Resolution

The Leica M supports a maximum still image resolution of 2976 x 1984. That's 58% lower still image resolution than a 4352 x 3264 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Leica digital camera supports a still image resolution of 5952x3976, 4256x2832, 2976x1984 plus 1 more value. Digital cameras resolutions range from 6000 x 3368 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Leica M features saturation adjustment. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Sorry, we couldn't find any reviews for the Leica M. However we have checked the rating of all Leica digital cameras and the average score is 78.3%.

Leica M Specification

Key Features
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Picture Quality
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
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Image Formats Supported
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Design
Energy Star Certified
Material
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Mounting Type
Focusing
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Flash Sync-Speed
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Camera
Image Processor
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Dioptic Correction
Live View
Tripod Mount
Saturation Adjustment
Contrast Adjustment
Start-Up Time
Built-in Processor
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

leica evleimbkb1bdl, leica evleimsrb1bdl, leica msrb1bdl, leica mbkb1bdl, leica 10947, leica 10771, leica 24mp

Barcodes

00616348040518, 00616348040525, 00616348086868, 00640522517763, 00799429107703, 00799429107710, 00799429109479, 04022243107700, 04022243107717

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