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Compact Camera 24.2MP 1x Jun 2015
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30 Reasons For

Ten Industry Awards

This compact camera has received ten awards from experts in cameras.

This Leica digital camera was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-numerique.fr all of whom concluded that this camera was good.

The writers at two additional expert review sites both thought that this camera was outstanding and gave it their highest award. This digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both PC Mag and Digitalone.com.sg.

One additional expert review site wrote that this digital camera was great. This Leica camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

The experts at three additional expert review sites all thought that this camera was good. Digital Versus and 01net.com both gave this Leica camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint.

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Excellent Expert Reviews

Based on twenty-eight expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this compact camera is 90%. If all the digital cameras of this spec and age are ranked by average expert review score then this camera is in the top 12%.

User Reviews Are Excellent

On average, Q (Typ 116) owners rated this digital camera as fantastic. This means that users think this Leica digital camera is one of the very best cameras of this age and spec.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Leica Q (Typ 116) owners who bought the Leica Q (Typ 116) reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Digitalone.com.sg rated the Leica Q (Typ 116) 80 out of 100 and said two years ago “If you are a serious photographer, chances are that you have always wanted a Leica rangefinder, or any Leica camera for that matter”. In the same month expert website Techgoondu.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Leica fans appreciate the way Leica optics render an image and are willing to pay go”. Expert website Gizmodo.com.au mentioned in their review of this digital camera “A very good one — they take amazing photos, whether you want to snap them manually or let the camera do the heavy lifting itself” .

Five people who bought it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Two years ago Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “A 24 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, full HD video recording”. Expert review site Rappler.com mentioned also two years ago “Rappler got hold of the Leica Q, Leica's new compact, 24-megapixel fullframe sensor camera”. Dxomark.com mentioned “Likable camera with a very impressive sensor” in their review.

One person who purchased it considered that it had a good picture resolution. Dxomark.com said “JPEG standard contrast setting to excess, no tiltangle screen, viewfinder eyesensor a bit slow, continuous shooting on onoff switch, fiddly macromanual focus release, no front grip” .

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Nice Design

Some Leica Q (Typ 116) owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good looking. Techradar.com rated the product 5 stars and said on Techradar “The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality images” in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review. Digitalversus.com wrote on Digital Versus “Hits fast, all with elegant bravado” in their review of the Leica Q (Typ 116). Two years ago Rappler.com wrote “It's beautiful”.

One person said in their reviews that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was luxurious. Expert review site Dpreview.com mentioned in their review “Preview based on pre-production Leica QLeica - the most traditional of traditional camera manufacturers - has been pretty innovative in recent years, bringing us the luxuriously black medium format S-series”.

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Good Size

Several Leica Q (Typ 116) reviewers who reviewed it agreed that it was compact. Photographyblog.com mentioned in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 24.2 megapixel compact camera with a 35mm full-frame (24 x 36mm) CMOS sensor with no optical low pass filter”. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned in their review of the Leica Q (Typ 116) “This is a full-frame digital compact camera with a Leica Summilux 28mm f1.7 lens for onl”. Pocket-Lint.com said in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review on expert website Pocket Lint “This 24-megapixel full-frame compact, complete with 28mm f/1.7 fixed lens”.

One Leica Q (Typ 116) reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was good structurally.

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Robust

A number of customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Two years ago Reviewed.com gave the product a rating of 4 stars and said in their review “Cameras, like most pieces of consumer tech, are built on compromise”. Reviewed.com also said “Every camera, from the tiny all-in-one camera modules in your smartphone to pro-level DSLRs, is built to satisfy certain needs at the expense of others”. Expert website Techgoondu.com wrote in their review “Long associated with well built, hand-crafted cameras”.

A number of Leica Q (Typ 116) owners wrote in their reviews that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was strong and durable. Dxomark.com wrote “Sharpness throughout aperture range, superb image quality even into high ISO settings, classic Leica build quality is robust yet luxury, manual controls” in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review. Dxomark.com also wrote “Rugged construction”.

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Easy to Use

Four Leica Q (Typ 116) owners thought the product was easy to use. Stuff.tv mentioned “It's built to last and it's a pleasure to use” in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review. Two years ago expert review site Photoreview.com.au said in their review of the Leica Q (Typ 116) “The Leica Q is a delightful camera to use – particularly for street”. Expert review site Fatducktech.com wrote “The Leica Q is a stunning camera to use at a somewhat scary price point”.

One person who bought this digital camera said that it was easy to handle. Dxomark.com mentioned in their review “Fantastic handling and control”.

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Good Product Quality

Six Leica Q (Typ 116) owners considered that it was good quality. Cnet.com said “While its cameras' photo quality is great” in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review. Dxomark.com mentioned “Excellent image quality”. Dxomark.com also said “Solid, stylish build quality”.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Leica Q (Typ 116) owners who bought the Leica Q (Typ 116) said that it had a good lens. Photoreview.com.au gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars and wrote “Imatest confirmed these assessments and showed that the lens exceeded expectations for the sensor's resolution at all aperture settings between f/1.7”. Dxomark.com said in their review of this digital camera “Sharp, wide aperture lens”.

A number of people who reviewed the Leica Q (Typ 116) considered that it had a good autofocus. Two years ago Dxomark.com wrote in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review “Touch screen focus could be better implemented”.

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Leica Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Leica compact cameras have good reviews compared to other brands as do all digital cameras manufactured by Leica.

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Good Video Capture

A few customers agreed that it was good for video recording. Rappler.com mentioned “For the full review, watch the video” in their review. Dxomark.com wrote in their review of the Leica Q (Typ 116) “Video capabilities could be better”. Dxomark.com also wrote “The Leica Q produces great photos and videos, sports a stellar lens”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Leica Q (Typ 116) reviewer who bought the Leica Q (Typ 116) considered that it was quiet. Photoreview.com.au wrote in their Leica Q (Typ 116) review “Instant responsiveness and near silent operation place it in a class of its own” .

One Leica Q (Typ 116) owner considered that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was noisy. Dxomark.com said two years ago “It is clearly a different sensor with slightly lower noise and improved high-ISO dynamic range” in their review.

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Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it had good features. Techradar.com mentioned on expert review site Techradar “A superb full-frame compact camera for those who like traditional controls and modern features like an electronic viewfinder” in their review of the Leica Q (Typ 116).

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Leica Q (Typ 116) owners said in their reviews that it had an electronic viewfinder. Dxomark.com mentioned “Classleading EVF”. One Leica Q (Typ 116) reviewer who reviewed the Leica Q (Typ 116) reckoned that it had a good screen.

Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The Q (Typ 116) supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Q (Typ 116) do not support Full HD video.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Q (Typ 116) has an image stabilizer. Most of the other compact cameras that came out more than a year ago also have an image stabilizer.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Q (Typ 116) supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The Q (Typ 116) has a fairly high megapixel (24.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Q (Typ 116). The lowest megapixel of compact cameras that were released one year ago is 12MP, the highest is 29MP, and the average megapixel is 19MP.

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Supports Two Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Q (Typ 116) is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the Q (Typ 116). The image formats supported "RAW" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Electronic Camera Shutter Type

This digital camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter type, which is typical of many compact cameras that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly High ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of 51,200, the Q (Typ 116) has a fairly high ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the Q (Typ 116). The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the Q (Typ 116) is 3,200, the highest is 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 19,000.

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Quite Many Total Megapixels

With a total megapixels of 26.3 megapixels, the Q (Typ 116) has a fairly many total megapixels compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec. The average total megapixels of compact cameras that were released one year ago is 21MP.

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Has Six White Balance

The Q (Typ 116) has a greater number of white balance modes than most similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Leica camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and type. The white balance "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Halogen", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that have been available for more than a year is 9.3. With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Q (Typ 116) has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the Q (Typ 116).

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6000 X 4000 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The Q (Typ 116) has a higher image resolution than most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all cameras that were released more than a year ago is 7952 x 5304 pixels and the worst is 1280 x 1024 pixels.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many cameras that were launched more than a year ago.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The number of light exposure modes found on the Leica Q (Typ 116) is more than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has an Auto light exposure modes, which is the most commonly found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this spec and age. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Leica digital camera.

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Supports Three ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Leica Q (Typ 116) is more than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 3,200, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this digital camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 51200 and Auto are also supported by this Leica digital camera.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

At only 1.7, the Leica Q (Typ 116) has a quite small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras that came out around the same time as the Q (Typ 116) is 1.7 and the largest is 4.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the Q (Typ 116) is 1.8x and the biggest is 120x. With a digital zoom of only 1.8 times zoom factor, the Q (Typ 116) has a quite small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other digital cameras of this type and age, the Q (Typ 116) is not waterproof.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the Q (Typ 116) are not 3D. The Q (Typ 116) is no exception to this as it is also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras of this age and spec, the Q (Typ 116) does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that have been around for more than a year do not support video capability. The Q (Typ 116) is no exception to this as it also does not support video capability.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most cameras that came out around the same time as the Q (Typ 116) do not have a built-in flash. The Q (Typ 116) is no exception to this as it also does not have a built-in flash.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Leica Q (Typ 116) has a quite small optical zoom (only 1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the Q (Typ 116). Cameras of this spec and age have optical zooms of between 1x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 11x.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 104,000 pixels, the Q (Typ 116) has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The average display resolution (numeric) of comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the Q (Typ 116) is 890,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 100,000 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Heavy

The Q (Typ 116) is quite heavy (590 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the Q (Typ 116). The lightest compact camera that has been available for around the same time as the Q (Typ 116) is 170g , the heaviest is 690g, and the average weight is 340g.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Focus Adjustment
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter Type
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
GPS (satellite)
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards

11 Awards

focus-numerique.fr Recommended digitalone.com.sg Editor's Choice PC Mag Editor's Choice Digital Versus 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star Trusted Reviews Recommended Lydogbilde.no Especially Recommended ljudochbild.se Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice

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