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Leica M Monochrom

$6,339.00
$5,649.00 $690.00 cheaper than 30 days ago
PC Mag Editor's Choice
An award winning and fully featured 24 megapixel digital camera
MILC 24MP CMOS Black Nov 2015
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Leica M Monochrom Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Leica M Monochrom number 91 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has great expert reviews and superb user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good picture quality, excellent product quality and design. However they also report that it is expensive and unacceptable noise level.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5976 x 3992 pixels image resolution
Quite high megapixel
Heavy
Only supports 25, 50 and 6 more ISO sensitivities

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is average for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Leica M Monochrom Video Reviews


How Big is the Leica M Monochrom?

The Leica M Monochrom is 138mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 42mm deep and weighs 680g.

Leica M Monochrom front dimensions

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Leica M Monochrom In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at website PC Mag thought that this camera was exceptional and gave it their "Editor's Choice" award.

Expert Reviews Are Good

Nine experts from sites including Ephotozine, Digital Versus, PC Mag and amateurphotographer.co.uk have rated this Leica digital camera on average 85%. That puts this camera in the top 15% of all the digital cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

M Monochrom owners on average rated this digital camera as outstanding. 48 reviewers (80% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 98% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This means that owners think this Leica camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Leica Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 903 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Leica has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Leica also has excellent reviews specifically within its cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Expensive

Two people said that it was not good value for money.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

14 owners considered that the product was able to produce good images and seven people agreed that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Unacceptable Noise Level

Two owners who bought it concluded that it was noisy.

Users Report Excellent Product Quality

Four people reckoned that the product was good quality.

Users Report Excellent Design

Six people thought the Leica M Monochrom was good looking.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Two customers who purchased the Leica M Monochrom concluded that it had a good screen.

Customers Report it is Robust

Six customers who reviewed the Leica M Monochrom considered that it was well made.

Users Report Great Battery Life

Three customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Two people who bought it considered that it was compact.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Four owners reckoned that it had a good autofocus.


Value For Money

Pricey

The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras.

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Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Leica M Monochrom of £4,355.00 ($4,355.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $1,294.00.

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Features

5976 X 3992 Pixels Image Resolution

The M Monochrom has a 5976 x 3992 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 2048 x 1536 pixels maximum image resolution found on most cameras. Across all digital cameras the best image resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 2560 х 1280 pixels.

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Quite High Megapixel

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP. The M Monochrom has one of the higher megapixels (24 megapixels) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Heavy

The M Monochrom is fairly heavy (680 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras. The lightest camera is 1g and the heaviest is 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica M Monochrom has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Only Supports 25, 50 and 6 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the M Monochrom is more than most digital cameras. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 50, 250, 320, 500, 2500, 5000, 25 and 25000 are also supported by this Leica camera.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Leica M Monochrom has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. Digital cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 2,000 megabytes, the M Monochrom has one of the bigger internal memory amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica M Monochrom does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The M Monochrom has a tripod mountable. Most of the other cameras also have a tripod mountable.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The M Monochrom has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The M Monochrom does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other cameras.

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Very Low Magnification

The lowest magnification of cameras is 0.15x and the highest is 100x. The M Monochrom has one of the lower magnifications (only 0.68 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The M Monochrom does not feature bluetooth, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The M Monochrom has a pre-flash. Most of the other digital cameras also have a pre-flash.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of 921,600 pixels, the M Monochrom has a quite high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Leica M Monochrom has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

It was November 2015 when Leica released the M Monochrom.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429107604, 04022243107601, 04022243109308

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