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Leica X-E

$1,441.99
A fully featured 16.2 megapixel 1 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Leica X-E Review

With average reviews and mediocre features, we have ranked the Leica X-E number 260 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 31?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Very small optical zoom
Quite small display diagonal

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Leica digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for sports photography, ranking number 9999999 in sports photography cameras. It is also mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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How Big is the Leica X-E?

The Leica X-E is 124mm wide and 69mm tall. It is 51.5mm deep and weighs 316g.

Leica X-E front dimensions

Leica X-E size in context

Leica X-E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Leica digital camera received a rating of 70% from expert review website PhotographyBlog.com.

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Leica Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 903 expert and user reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Leica has excellent reviews for its cameras. Leica also has excellent reviews 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.


Value For Money

Expensive

We think this digital camera looks expensive compared to other digital cameras. The price range of digital cameras is from $29 to $6,895.

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Leica X-E of £899.00 ($899.00) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $542.99.

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the Leica X-E has a relatively average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

The Leica X-E has a fairly standard weight (316 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.8" image sensor size, which is the most commonly found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zooms of cameras range from 0.34x to 83x. At only 1 times zoom factor, the Leica X-E has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X-E has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 0.5" and the largest is 9". At only 2.7 inches, the Leica X-E has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Short Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the cameras the camera shutter speeds range from 0.00008s to 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.98s. With a camera shutter speed of only 0.0005 seconds, the Leica X-E has one of the shortest camera shutter speeds amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

At 110 megabytes, the Leica X-E has a quite big internal memory compared to most of the other digital cameras. The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB.

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Leica X-E has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. Across all the cameras the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 130.

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras have display resolutions (numeric) of between 3 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Leica X-E has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica X-E has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other digital cameras. Cameras have minimum aperture numbers of between -2 and 22.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica X-E has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Quite Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other cameras that we have assessed, the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Leica X-E of only 36 millimeters is one of the shortest. The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras is 300mm.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica X-E has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other digital cameras also have a shoe mounting point.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Leica camera has been on the market since October 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18454
Barcodes 00799429184544, 04022243184541

Frequently Asked Questions About the Leica X-E

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