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Leica M Monochrom

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Leica M Monochrom

$4,999.00
Leica M Monochrom
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A high image quality and good spec MILC camera, many different available lenses but representing only moderate value for money
MILC 24MP 5976 X 3992 Pixels CMOS Nov 2015
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Leica M Monochrom Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Leica M Monochrom number 290 in best selling cameras and number 659 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
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Good Features
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5976 x 3992 pixels image resolution
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More creative options
Leica M monochrom has a separate release button for activating video recording in 1080p full-hd format. thanks to a dedicated adapter, the legendary r-series lenses can also be used for recording video with all available functions. perfect sound is ensured by an optional leica microphone adapter set, comprising an adapter and a stereo microph
Moving pictures in M quality
Odifying the conversion of colours to grey scale values, yellow, green and orange lens filters calculated especially for use with the leica M monochrom offer new opportunities for the exploration of creative effects with light and contrast. this means that the colour of the filter in the original scene becomes brighter and its complementary colour darker. this is effective for creating unusual moods in landscapes, portraits and other genres of photography. at the same time, multilayer coating reduces reflections and ensures high transmission without vignett
Creative contrasts
A M monochrom the sharpest way to see things in black and white: thanks to a high-resolution 24-megapixel sensor that captures images in 35 mm full-frame format with three times the speed of its predecessor. as the sensor records only luminance values, this leads to 100% sharper pictures with an exceptional depth, clarity and resolution of details that by far exceed those of colour exposures even when shooting with the highest ISO sensitivity setti
Ographers who consciously employ the unique aesthetics of black-and-white photography to express their creativity can rely on the leica M monochrom as a modern tool. as the successor to the world's first digital black-and-white camera, it offers the latest technologies to support creative visualisation in its archetypal form. for pictures with previously unimaginable sharpness, depth and clarity. A pioneer in every respect. A true le
Higher than average megapixels
The next level
Tstanding imaging performance with low noise up to ISO 25,000 live-view and focus peaking<br>- large buffer memory and leica maestro processor<br>- high quality full-hd video function<br>- easy to use - reduced to the essentials<br>- body made of high-strength magnesium alloy and solid brass top and base plates finished in black chrome<br>- sapphire crystal glass cover plate and 3 monitor<br>- access to a wide range of M lenses from 16 - 135 mm<br>- new filters solely for the leica M monochrom widening creative possibilities<br>- compatible with all accessories for the leica M (typ 240)<br>- access to R lenses with leica m-adapter-r for pictures and video<br>- adobe lightroom available as a download<br>- made in ger
BENEFITS & FEATURES OF THE LEICA M MONOCHROM
Ng black and white to the next level leica proudly presents the new M monochrom (typ 246), the first and only digital camera that captures a real black and white image, still or moving. reduced to the essentials for true, authentic and direct black and white photography, the M monochrom offers unparalleled image performance, outstanding low light capabilities and rich details. the M monochrom is available in black chrome fin
New leica m monochrom
the leica M monochrom, characteristic toning effects from analogue black-and-white photography can be applied to images. save the exposure in JPEG and select the desired toning eff
Does not support Wi-Fi
Heavier than average

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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

Features

5976 X 3992 Pixels Image Resolution

The M Monochrom has a maximum image resolution of 5976 x 3992 pixels. That's 50% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Leica M Monochrom's sensor megapixels of 24MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.

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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Leica M Monochrom of 25,000 is in the highest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The M Monochrom has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Leica M Monochrom's weight of 680g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The M Monochrom does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The M Monochrom has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Leica M Monochrom of 3" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Leica M Monochrom does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Tripod Mount

The M Monochrom has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Pre-Flash

The M Monochrom has a pre-flash. 95% of cameras do not have a pre-flash.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

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

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Minimum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Leica M Monochrom of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 79% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This Leica camera has interchangeable lenses so the magnification depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of magnifications are possible with this camera.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the M Monochrom does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica manufacurer, leica used4830988, leica 10727417555, leica 9608217799, leica 10930

Barcodes:

00009608217799, 00010727417555, 00799429107604, 04022243107601, 04022243109308

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