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Leica S (Type 006)

$6,479.60
Leica S (Type 006)
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16 Reviews
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Features
Good Features
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
58
Value for Money
Average
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and classic 1.3kg digital camera, with good features
1.3kg SLR 37.5MP 5000 X 7500 Pixels Jan 2014
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Leica S (Type 006) Price History

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With outstanding reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica S (Type 006) number 510 across all digital cameras.

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94
Reviews
79
Features
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Value for Money

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 74?

It has good expert reviews and fantastic 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 cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5000 x 7500 pixels image resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Heavier than average

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Average Review Score

4.4 stars (16 reviews).

44%

of Customers Would Recommend
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We have evaluated 37,365 expert reviews and 226,745 user reviews for cameras and used this data to evaluate an average rating for Leica cameras of 85%. This makes Leica the 9th best rated camera brand according to customer reviews.

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Features

Key Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels
5000 X 7500 Pixels Image Resolution
Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used
Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used
Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses
Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Average Camera Shutter Speed
Heavier Than Average
Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used
Dustproof
Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the S (Type 006) of 37.5MP is very high compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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5000 X 7500 Pixels Image Resolution

The S (Type 006) has a maximum image resolution of 5000 x 7500 pixels. That's over two times the resolution of a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used

This Leica 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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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The S (Type 006)'s maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 16,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the S (Type 006) of 0.00025s is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 64% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the S (Type 006) of 1.3kg is very heavy compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 320g.

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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

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

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Dustproof

The S (Type 006) is dustproof, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras are not dustproof.

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

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

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The S (Type 006) does not support video recording, unlike most other digital cameras. 84% of digital cameras support video recording.

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Has a Self-Timer

The S (Type 006) has a self-timer. 80% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Leica S (Type 006) has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 71% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The S (Type 006)'s display resolution of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 77% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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The S (Type 006)'s display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 56% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a GPS
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The Leica S (Type 006) has a GPS, which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The S (Type 006) has a USB connectivity. 86% of digital cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica S (Type 006) has a shoe mounting point, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The S (Type 006) supports dioptic correction, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The S (Type 006) does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-in Microphone

The S (Type 006) does not have a built-in microphone. 79% of digital cameras do have a built-in microphone.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

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

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Wide Range of Magnifications Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Value for Money

Value for Money

We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

The price has dropped from $7,999 to $6,479.60 in the last 61 days.

The chart below compares the value for money of the Leica S (Type 006) against some of its competitors.

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Manufacturer's Description

Leica S.

System was conceived from the ground up as a purely digital camera system and was built with the precise needs of professional photographers in m.

The Leica S.

System was conceived from the ground up as a purely digital camera system and was built with the precise needs of professional photographers in mind.

S the smallest medium-format camera and offers impressively easy handling, extreme robustness, excellent imaging quality and perfect matching of all its compone.

It is the smallest medium-format camera and offers impressively easy handling, extreme robustness, excellent imaging quality and perfect matching of all its components.

Photographic potential of the system is unlimited with this extensive range of lenses; even more so now that an adapter for Hasselblad H lenses as well as Contax 645 lenses with a central shutter option for Hasselblad H lenses is availa.

The photographic potential of the system is unlimited with this extensive range of lenses; even more so now that an adapter for Hasselblad H lenses as well as Contax 645 lenses with a central shutter option for Hasselblad H lenses is available.

Act and functional in design and comparable in size to a 35 mm D.

SLR, the Leica S.

System with its innovative Leica Proformat Sensor sets benchmark standards in the digital medium-format camera segm.

Compact and functional in design and comparable in size to a 35 mm D.

System with its innovative Leica Proformat Sensor sets benchmark standards in the digital medium-format camera segment.

Ter than other medium-format cameras, the Leica S delights with its robust construction, including dust and splash proofing, superior rubber armouring and an intuitive handling concept that puts all controls at your fingert.

Lighter than other medium-format cameras, the Leica S delights with its robust construction, including dust and splash proofing, superior rubber armouring and an intuitive handling concept that puts all controls at your fingertips.

How Big is the Leica S (Type 006)?

The Leica S (Type 006) is 160mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 120mm deep and weighs 1.3kg.

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Leica S (Type 006) Specification

Key Features
Weight
Camera Type
Megapixels
Picture Quality
Maximum Image Resolution
Sensor Type
Image Formats Supported
Image Sensor Size (W X H)
Supported Aspect Ratios
Design
Energy Star Certified
Dustproof
Material
Colour
Splashproof
Lens System
Lens Mount Interface
Mounting Type
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
Light Exposure Modes
Maximum ISO Sensitivity
Minimum ISO Sensitivity
Light Metering
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Camera Shutter Speed
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Shoe Mounting Point
Flash Sync-Speed
Shoe Mounting Point Type
Video
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-in Microphone
Memory
Compatible Memory Card
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Vari-Angle LCD Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution
Display
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
HDMI Connector Type
USB Port
Camera
GPS
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Dioptic Correction
Tripod Mount
Diopter Adjustment (D-D)
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Memory Function
Built-in Memory

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

leica 10804cr, leica 375mp, brand 375mp

Barcodes

00636983080298, 00748926481144, 00799429108038, 00799429108045, 04022243108035

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