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Leica Q (Typ 116)

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A multi award winning and fully featured 24.2 megapixel 1 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 24.2MP 1x Yes Jun 2015
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Leica Q (Typ 116) number 477 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 43?

It has great expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report design, good lens quality and picture quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Heavy
Quite small optical zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the Q (Typ 116) with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However good for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Video Reviews


How Big is the Leica Q (Typ 116)?

The Leica Q (Typ 116) is 130mm wide and 93mm tall. It is 80mm deep and weighs 590g.

Leica Q (Typ 116) front dimensions

Leica Q (Typ 116) size in context

Leica Q (Typ 116) In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

11 Industry Awards

Digital camera experts really like this camera and have given it 11 awards.

Websites Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-Numerique.fr all endorse this Leica camera and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both websites PC Mag and Digitalone.com.sg, both of which thought that this Leica camera was brilliant.

The expert at one additional expert review site concluded that this Leica camera was great. PhotographyBlog.com gave this digital camera a "Highly Recommended" award.

The writers at three additional expert review sites all thought that this camera was very good. This Leica camera received a "Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se, Pocket Lint gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

The writers at two more expert review sites both decided that this Leica camera was very good. This camera received a "5 Star" award from Digital Versus and it received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu.

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 30 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, CNET.com and Trusted Reviews the average expert rating of this camera is 89%. If all the cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Leica digital camera is in the top 6%.

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Owner Reviews Are Excellent

People who bought this Leica digital camera rated this camera as brilliant on average. Over 93% of reviewers gave this camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. This camera in the top 7% of all the cameras when ranked by user rating.

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Excellent Brand

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

Customers Report That it is Expensive

Three people who reviewed the product wrote that it was expensive and two owners who purchased it agreed that it was not good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

10 people wrote in their reviews that the product was good looking and two owners who bought the Leica Q (Typ 116) wrote that it was well designed.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

10 customers who reviewed it said that it had a good autofocus and three owners who purchased the Leica Q (Typ 116) concluded that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

14 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and two people reckoned that this digital camera had a good picture resolution.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

Seven customers considered that the product was easy to use, two people who reviewed it thought it was easy to use the menus and two customers agreed that this digital camera had a good interface.

Customers Report it is Robust

Four people agreed that the product was well made.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Five people thought this digital camera was good quality.


Value For Money

Expensive

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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We found a cheaper price for the Leica Q (Typ 116) of £3,233.97 ($3,233.97) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $916.03.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Q (Typ 116) has a 6000 x 4000 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all cameras is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The lowest megapixel of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. With a megapixel of 24.2 megapixels, the Q (Typ 116) has a fairly high megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Heavy

The Q (Typ 116) is one of the heavier digital cameras (590 grams) amongst digital cameras of this age. Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 1g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The Q (Typ 116) has a very small optical zoom (only 1 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the optical zooms range from 0.34x to 83x.

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Supports 100, 200 and 2 More ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Q (Typ 116) is more than most cameras. This camera supports a 200 ISO sensitivity, which is the most commonly supported ISO sensitivity supported by cameras. The ISO sensitivities "Auto", "100" and "51200" are also supported by this digital camera.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Q (Typ 116) has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Q (Typ 116) has a 6000 x 4000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have a still image resolution(s) of 4272 x 2848 and 2976 x 1984. The worst still image resolution of all digital cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Q (Typ 116) has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22. At only 1.7, the Q (Typ 116) has a very small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Q (Typ 116) supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica Q (Typ 116) does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Q (Typ 116) supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras also support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Digital Zoom

The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x. When compared to other cameras that we have checked the digital zoom of, the Leica Q (Typ 116)'s digital zoom of only 1.8 times zoom factor is one of the smallest.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Leica Q (Typ 116) has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. Cameras have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 130.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of only 104,000 pixels, the Leica Q (Typ 116) has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras is 600,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since June 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 19000
Barcodes 00799429190002, 04022243190009

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