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Leica S (Type 006)

A fully featured 37.5 megapixel digital camera
SLR 37.5MP CCD Black Jan 2014
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Leica S (Type 006) Review

With mediocre reviews and features, we have scored the Leica S (Type 006) as follows for Summary.
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Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5000 x 7500 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Very heavy
Does not support Wi-Fi

Leica S (Type 006) In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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Features

5000 X 7500 Pixels Image Resolution

The S (Type 006) has a 5000 x 7500 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 2048 x 1536 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras. Across all cameras the best image resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 2560 х 1280 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

With a megapixel of 37.5 megapixels, the S (Type 006) has one of the highest megapixels amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP.

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Very Heavy

The S (Type 006) is one of the heaviest digital cameras (1.3 kilograms) amongst digital cameras of this age. The lightest digital camera is 1g and the heaviest is 1.5kg.

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Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the S (Type 006) has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The S (Type 006) has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Leica S (Type 006) does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras do support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The S (Type 006) supports dioptic correction. Most of the other cameras also support dioptic correction.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Leica S (Type 006) has a self-timer. Most of the other cameras also have a self-timer.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The S (Type 006) has a shoe mounting point, as do most of the other cameras.

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Dustproof

The S (Type 006) is dustproof, as are most of the other cameras.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The S (Type 006) has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

The S (Type 006) has a quite high display resolution (numeric) (921,600 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone

The S (Type 006) does not have a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras do have a built-in microphone.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

The S (Type 006) has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Leica released the S (Type 006) in January 2014.


Leica S (Type 006) Review Sources

To prepare this Leica S (Type 006) review we compared this digital camera to 100 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 304,094 product attributes, 191,166 digital camera reviews and 2,332,300 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429108038, 04022243108035

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