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Leica X2

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PhotographyBlog.com Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 16.2 megapixel 1 times zoom factor digital camera
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Jan 2014
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Leica X2 Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Leica X2 number 149 across all digital cameras.
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Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has not bad 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 cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report excellent technical features.
This Leica digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has a built-in flash
Supports live view
Quite small optical zoom
Quite small display diagonal

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the X2 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras. It is also mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras as well being mediocre for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras.
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Leica X2 Video Reviews


How Big is the Leica X2?

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

Leica X2 front dimensions

Leica X2 size in context

Leica X2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The writers at two expert review sites both concluded that they would endorse this Leica digital camera. PhotographyBlog.com and Hi-tech.mail.ru/ both gave this camera a "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 14 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Pocket Lint and T3.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 80%.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 903 expert and owner reviews (including 316 verified purchases), Leica has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Leica also has excellent reviews specifically within its cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had good features.


Value For Money

Expensive

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


Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the Leica X2 has a pretty average megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

The Leica X2 has a relatively standard weight (345 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x. When compared to other digital cameras that we have assessed, the Leica X2's optical zoom of only 1 times zoom factor is one of the smallest.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X2 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Cameras have display diagonals of between 0.5" and 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". At only 2.7 inches, the Leica X2 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Supports Live View

The Leica X2 supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Fairly Large Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the Leica X2 has one of the larger maximum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The smallest maximum aperture number of cameras is 1.8, the largest is 130, and the average maximum aperture number is 11.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The internal memory of cameras range from 1MB to 32GB. The Leica X2 has a fairly big internal memory (110 megabytes) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the Leica X2 has a quite short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the digital cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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450 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Leica X2 which takes 450 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This digital camera was released in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18450, leica 18452
Barcodes 00617401922505, 00617401922512, 00799429184506, 00799429184520, 04022243184503, 04022243184527

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