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Leica X2

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An award winning and good spec compact digital camera, but representing only moderate value for money
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Jan 2014
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Leica X2 Digital Compact Camera With Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH Lens (Black) (Brand new, unopened) - on
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Leica 18450 X2 16.5MP Compact System Camera with 2.7-Inch TFT LCD- Body Only (Black)
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Leica X2 16.2 Megapixel Compact Camera - Silver
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Used - Leica X2 16.1MP Digital Camera - Silver (Used)
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Leica X2 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica X2 number 232 in best selling cameras and number 519 across all digital cameras.
91
Reviews
14 Reviews + 2 Awards
61
Value for Money
Good
78
Features
Good Features
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%, based on 14 reviews.
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 2018.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4928 x 3264 pixels image resolution
Very small optical zoom
Outstanding image quality
Made in germany
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Instantaneous reaction
Intuitive
Professional image processing
High-quality accessories
Unique personal style - X la carte
Heavier than average
Smaller than average display diagonal

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How Big is the Leica X2?

The Leica X2 is 124mm wide and 69mm tall. It is 52mm deep and weighs 345g.

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Leica X2 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and at $1,557.26 it is in the most expensive 12% of cameras.

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Features

4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica X2 is 4928 x 3264 pixels. That's 1% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Average Megapixels

The Leica X2's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 36% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Leica X2 of only 1x is smaller than 91% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Leica X2 of 2.8 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 50% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Leica X2's maximum ISO sensitivity of 12,500 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 37% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Leica X2 of 345g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 67% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X2 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Leica X2's maximum aperture number of only 16 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 24% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The Leica X2 supports live view, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not support live view.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The Leica X2's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 20% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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4288 X 2856 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Leica X2 is 4288 x 2856. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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450 Battery Life

The Leica X2 is a camera that takes 450 shots battery life.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The Leica X2's internal memory of 110MB is in the biggest 5% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica X2's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is in the shortest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

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00799429184506, 00799429184520, 04022243184503, 04022243184527

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