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Leica X (Typ  113) Digital Camera

$1,750.00
Compact Camera 16.2MP 1x CMOS Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Good size
Nice design
15 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

Websites PhotographyBlog.com decided that concluded that they would endorse this Leica digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and PC Mag the average expert rating of this digital camera is 71 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 751 owner and expert reviews (including 20 verified purchases), Leica has good ratings for its digital cameras. Leica also has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range. 100% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four owners who reviewed the product concluded that it was compact. Pcmag.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “The Leica X (Typ 113) prime compact camera has the brightest lens you'll find in its class.”. Ephotozine.com said “The Leica X Typ 113 offers one of the brightest lenses available in a compact camera with an APS-C CMOS sensor, with an f/1.7 lens”. Photographyblog.com said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Leica X (Typ 113) is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with an APS-C sized, 23.6x15.8mm CMOS sensor with a 3”.

Average Weight

The X (Typ  113) has a fairly average weight (451 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Design

Nice Design

Two people who bought it agreed that it was well designed. Av wrote “This camera is equal parts elegant, gorgeous design and practical German functionality” and gave it a rating of the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Av also wrote “They were designed in such a way that they made you appreciate the capacity design has to leave it's impact on you” in their review.

Good Product Quality

One customer concluded that it was good quality. Av scored this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “If you are someone who enjoys quality of experience over quantity of capability, I think you will really find this camera won't let you down”.

Easy to Use

Three owners who bought it mentioned that it was easy to use. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned “Easy to Use” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote three years ago “A new manual focus ring is a pleasure to use” .

One person wrote in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Digitalversus.com said on expert website Digital Versus three years ago “Even the manufacturing and handling have gotten better”.

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Good Quality Lens

Three owners who purchased the Leica X (Typ  113) thought it had a good lens. Av gave this digital camera a rating of a maximum of 5 stars and wrote on Bhphotovideo.com “The Summilux lens is tack sharp”. Two owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good autofocus. Three years ago Onlinefred said “Focus faster than X-Vario, brighter I used it as my back up camera, when not using DSLR”.

Good Video Capture

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was good for video recording. Expert review site Digitalversus.com said “It has a 35mm f/1.7 lens (the brightest of its kind), much faster performance, Full HD video and, finally” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One owner reckoned that it had a good screen. Digitalversus.com scored it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their Leica X (Typ  113) review on Digital Versus three years ago “A modern 2014-style display”.

Good Exposure Control

One customer who bought the Leica X (Typ  113) reckoned that it had good exposure controls. Av said “I am baffled by the discussion that is brewing about the aperture setting automatically adjusts in certain conditions” in their review of this digital camera.

Good in Low Light

Two owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Amateurphotographer.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “If there’s one badge guaranteed to make photographer’s pulses race just that little bit faster, it’s the iconic red dot of Leica” and rated it 70 out of 100. Av mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “I am a serious hobbyist who has enjoyed photography from the age of 14”.

Two customers considered that this digital camera was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good in Low Light” in their review of this digital camera. Av wrote in their review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “It has incredible low light capability” and gave the product a rating of a maximum of 5 stars.

One customer considered that the product had a good picture resolution. Three years ago Bhphotovideo.com said “Great Resolution”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One owner considered that the Leica X (Typ  113) had good features. Expert review site Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “The new X features a bright 23mm f/1.7 lens, equivalent to 35mm in film format, instead of the 24mm f/2.8 lens on the X2 /” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5.


Video

Supports Video Recording

The X (Typ  113) supports video recording. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported video resolutions on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One customer who bought it concluded that it had a good battery life. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good Battery Life” and rated this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The X (Typ  113) has a wrist strap included, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a hand strap, as do most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The X (Typ  113) has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The X (Typ  113) has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Camera

Very High Playback Zoom (max)

When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera that we have assessed the playback zoom (max) of, the X (Typ  113)'s playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor is one of the highest. The lowest playback zoom (max) of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 8x and the highest is 16x.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Leica X (Typ  113) has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this camera also have an HDMI.

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Lens System

Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The X (Typ  113) has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (16) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 9.7.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 1.7, the X (Typ  113) has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera. Cameras of this age and spec have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 4.5.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 1x and 50x, and the average optical zoom is 8.6x. The X (Typ  113) has one of the smaller optical zooms (only 1 times zoom factor) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Leica X (Typ  113) is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Leica camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The X (Typ  113) has a 4928 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than the 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution found on most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it.

This digital camera's image resolution (4928 x 3264 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution across all compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

The worst image resolution across similar types of digital camera is 4608 x 3456 pixels.

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Only 2144 X 1424 Still Image Resolution

The X (Typ  113) has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This Leica camera has a 2144 x 1424 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it have a 384 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4928 x 3264, 4272 x 2856, 3264 x 2160, 2144 x 1424 and 1632 x 1080 and 4944 x 3278. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the worst still image resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Leica released the X (Typ  113).


Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Leica X (Typ  113) has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429184407, 00799429184414, 04022243184404, 04022243184411

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