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Leica M (TYP 240)

$5,995.00
Leica M (TYP 240)
94
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159 Reviews + 5 Awards
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Good Features
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Value for Money
Very Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and multi award winning 680g digital camera, with a good spec and a good price.
focus-numerique.fr Recommended Ephotozine Recommended 01net.com 4 Star ljudochbild.se Especially Recommended
680g Compact 24MP Yes Dec 2017
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With outstanding reviews and representing very good value for money, we have ranked the Leica M (TYP 240) number 182 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 98% of buyers recommending this camera to others.
With it being less than a year since it was released by Leica, this digital camera features some of the latest digital camera technology. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
Moving pictures in M quality
Perfect handling in studio settings
The battery: perfectly prepared for longer trips or assignments
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Heavier than average

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What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Average Review Score

4.2 stars (32 reviews).

22%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 Recommended Awards

The Leica M (TYP 240) has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Ephotozine and focus-numerique.fr.
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4 Star Award

It's received a 4 Star Award from 01net.com.
4 Star from 01net.com

Especially Recommended Award

It's received an Especially Recommended Award from ljudochbild.se.
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What Are People Saying About the Leica M (TYP 240)?

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How Good Are Leica Cameras?

We have checked 37,651 expert reviews and 221,289 user reviews for cameras and used these reviews to determine an average rating for Leica cameras of 85%. This makes Leica the 9th best rated digital camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels
5952 X 3976 Pixels Image Resolution
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Has an Image Stabiliser
Very Short Camera Shutter Speed
Heavier Than Average
Supports Live View
Average Display Diagonal
Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution
Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the M (TYP 240) of 24MP is in the highest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5952 X 3976 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica M (TYP 240) 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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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

This digital 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 M (TYP 240)'s maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Leica M (TYP 240) has an image stabiliser. 69% of cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

The Leica M (TYP 240)'s camera shutter speed of only 0.00025s is shorter than 72% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average camera shutter speed of all cameras is 0.0089s, with the shortest being 0.000016s and the longest being 4s.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Leica M (TYP 240) of 680g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 92% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 2.7kg, and the average weight is 310g.

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Supports Live View

The Leica M (TYP 240) supports live view. 84% of cameras do not support live view.

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Average Display Diagonal
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The display diagonal of the Leica M (TYP 240) of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 51% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The M (TYP 240) has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Very Fast Start-Up Time

The fastest start-up time of cameras is 0.1ms, the slowest is 2,000ms, and the average start-up time is 580ms. The start-up time of the Leica M (TYP 240) of only 1ms is faster than average when compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 90% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the M (TYP 240) does not support Wi-Fi. 71% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The M (TYP 240) has a tripod mount. 74% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other digital cameras, the M (TYP 240) does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Popularity

The Leica M (TYP 240) is currently ranked number 182 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Manufacturer's Description

Moving pictures in M quality

Make the best of the unique imaging qualities of Leica M.

Lenses for capturing moving images with the breathtaking, 1080p full.

HD video function. Recording can be started directly with a separate release button. Complete control over exposure and recording parameters enable still images to be complemented with professional video recordings. Highest resolution, high speed and captivating bokeh guarantee the signature, premium quality Leica look.

Perfect handling in studio settings

The detachable multifunctional handgrip offers numerous advantages and helps to keep the camera steady. It enables tethered shooting with the Leica M (Type 240) and sends image data directly to a computer via cable connection to its USB port. A studio flash system can also be connected and flash and EVF can be used at the same time. In addition to this, the matched mains adapter provides constant power as an alternative to the camera battery. Capabilities and functions that are particularly appreciated by studio photographers.

The Battery

perfectly prepared for longer trips or assignments.

Enjoy longer independence from power supplies: the lithium-ion battery (1800 mAh) impresses with long periods of use between charges. Thanks to energy-saving exposure metering electronics, the energy-efficient imaging electronics of the Leica Maestro image processor and the sensor, a single battery guarantees an enormous number of exposures.

Leica M (TYP 240) Manuals and Brochures

4.2 Stars

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Leica M (TYP 240) Specification

Key Features
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Image Stabiliser
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Design
Material
Colour
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Recording
Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen
Display
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Live View
Tripod Mount
Start-Up Time
Languages Support
Tripod Thread
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

voigtlander ba237b, leica 103mp, leica 10770, leica 240mp, leica 180mp, leica 068x, leica m240, leica 18mp, leica 24mp

Barcodes

00616348086868, 00640522517763, 00799429107703, 04022243109476

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