Leica is one of the most popular digital camera brands as well as being well known for its .
We've collated all the key information on Leica digital cameras in this handy guide. We've analysed over 35,000 user and expert reviews and 690+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 digital cameras to impartially compare each digital camera brand.
Leica are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular digital cameras and start at $95 for the D-Lux 3 which has a weight of 185g, an optical zoom of 4x and is a compact digital camera and go up to $11,999 for the M9-P which has a weight of 600g, an optical zoom of 3x and is a mirrorless digital camera. The average price of a new Leica digital camera is $2,456.
Leica are recognised for their good selection of premium and moderately popular digital cameras.
Is Leica the Best Digital Camera Brand?
So are Leica digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.
Leica is ranked the No. 8 best digital camera brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Leica is the 8th best digital camera brand out there.
Let's look at how Leica digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Leica Digital Cameras
At an average purchase price of $2,456, Leica digital cameras tend to be more expensive than most other digital camera brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers. Leica also have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Leica digital camera being 67%.
Leica have a number of great features including rechargeable battery which sets them apart from the competition.
There's a smaller selection of Leica digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with only 25 Leica digital cameras currently on the market in the US.
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $558
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $2,456
Price Distribution of Leica Digital Cameras
What Do the Leica Digital Camera Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Leica digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Leica and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.
Leica has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands. However the proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews are actually lower.
Over 100% of expert reviews and 74% of user reviews for Leica digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 84% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Leica digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Leica Digital Cameras Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Leica digital cameras. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
We checked over 35,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Leica digital cameras. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 71% were positive. Therefore the majority of Leica digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
71% of reviewers think Leica digital cameras are reliable.
So, most people think that Leica digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Leica digital cameras that mention reliability:
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Features to Look Out For On Leica Digital Cameras
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Leica digital cameras that set them apart from the competition. These include rechargeable battery.
Leica Rechargeable Battery
A rechargable battery means tht the battery pack in the camera can be recharged, meaning no need to constantly replace them with other batteries.
If you're looking for a high end Leica digital camera then the Leica M-P (Typ 240) takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at $999.
Features We Love:
High megapixels (24MP)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution (1920x1080 pixels)
Very short camera shutter speed (1/4000s)
5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
Supports Full HD video
A classic and fully featured 680g digital camera. It has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels and a camera shutter speed of 1/4000s and supports Full HD video. Customers report that this digital camera has a good zoom, superb features and it produces very good images.
Value for Money
Purchasers report that Leica M-P (Typ 240) has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 83%, based on 53 reviews.
Leica MP 35mm Film Camera Unboxing and Overview
The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is 139mm wide, 80mm tall, 42mm deep and weighs 680g.
The cheapest price that we could find for the M-P (Typ 240) in the US is $999.00 and in total we found 9 prices for it.