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Leica C (Typ 112)
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Leica C (Typ 112) Digital Camera

12.1MP 7.1x CMOS Oct 2013
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
STYLISH DESIGN OUTSIDE, SERIOUS TECH INSIDE COMPACT AND VERSATILE Despite its extremely compact form, the trendy Leica C features an excellent zoom lens, which offers almost unlimited... More
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18 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of digital cameras to determine an average rating for each camera brand. On average Leica cameras have good reviews from users and experts.

Supports WiFi Connectivity

Unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago which do not support WiFi connectivity, the Leica C (Typ 112) supports WiFi connectivity.

Other cameras which support WiFi connectivity currently available that you might also want to look at include the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price], or the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider include the Coolpix L320[pl_1939468_price], or the Coolpix S6800[pl_2118627_price] both from Nikon or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also higher rated.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The C (Typ 112) supports Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the C (Typ 112) do not support Full HD video.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], the Olympus Stylus SH-50[plb_1721351_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9400[plb_1873860_price].

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago, the C (Typ 112) has an image stabiliser.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras with an image stabiliser and we think because of it's better review score, the J1455[pl_1773004_price], and the A1455[pl_1772760_price] both from GE or the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other cameras that have been available for more than two years, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

When compared to other digital cameras of this type and age that we have assessed the maximum camera shutter speed of, the C (Typ 112)'s maximum camera shutter speed of 250 seconds is one of the longest. The average maximum camera shutter speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C (Typ 112) is 14s.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This camera has an Electronic|Mechanical camera shutter, which is typical of many digital cameras of this age and type.

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Electrical Viewfinder

Most compact cameras do not have enough space to accommodate an optical viewfinder and use the display screen on the back as an electrical viewfinder.

An electrical viewfinder is actually the best viewfinder amongst all cameras of this type and age.

The worst viewfinder amongst similar types of camera is Optical.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector

The number of HDMI connector types found on the C (Typ 112) is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently found HDMI connector is Mini, but this HDMI connector is not found on this camera. The HDMI connectors Micro are also found on this digital camera.

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Supports Three Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the C (Typ 112) is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the C (Typ 112). The image formats "MPO" and "RAW" are also supported by this Leica camera.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

With an internal memory of 87 megabytes, the C (Typ 112) has one of the bigger internal memory amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this age and type the internal memory range from 1MB to 8.2GB.

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Quite High Display Resolution

The display resolutions of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. With a display resolution of 921,600 pixels, the Leica C (Typ 112) has one of the higher display resolutions amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most frequently supported USB version on cameras of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The Leica C (Typ 112) has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is actually the best video resolution across all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C (Typ 112).

Across comparable types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Has Four Light Exposure Modes

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of light exposure modes than most cameras of this type and age. This Leica digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most frequently found light exposure mode found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the C (Typ 112). The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE", "Manual" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this camera.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the C (Typ 112) is more than most cameras of this spec and age. This Leica digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C (Typ 112). The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

Digital cameras of a similar age and type to the C (Typ 112) have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6. With a minimum aperture of only 2, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the C (Typ 112).

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Video Recording

The Leica C (Typ 112) does not support video recording, unlike most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the C (Typ 112) which support video recording.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a video recording and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX260 HS[plb_1565812_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the C (Typ 112), the C (Typ 112) is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Leica C (Typ 112) does not have a GPS, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the C (Typ 112) also do not have a GPS.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2[plb_2711451_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most cameras of this spec and age are not waterproof. The Leica C (Typ 112) is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the C (Typ 112) is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Leica digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica camera.

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Very Few Total Megapixel Count

With a total megapixel count of only 12.8 megapixels, the C (Typ 112) has a quite few total megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the C (Typ 112). Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the total megapixel counts range from 10MP to 48MP, and the average total megapixel count is 16MP.

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Only Supports One Audio Format

The C (Typ 112) has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this Leica digital camera. The audio formats AAC are also supported by this camera.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

The shortest minimum focal length of digital cameras of this age and type is 5mm and the longest is 120mm. The C (Typ 112) has a fairly long minimum focal length (28 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Leica C (Typ 112)

Released Over Three Years Ago

Leica released the C (Typ 112) over three years ago.

Average Screen Size

At 3 inches, the C (Typ 112) has a relatively typical screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the C (Typ 112).

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the WB200F[pl_2071998_price], or the WB150[pl_1682907_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger screen size then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon PowerShot S120[plb_1602828_price], and the Olympus VR-340[plb_1686246_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the WB150F[pl_2060742_price] (5x and higher rated), the WB350F[pl_2134241_price] (5x and higher rated), or the WB200F[pl_2071998_price] (5x and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 7.1 times zoom factor, the C (Typ 112) has a relatively standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the C (Typ 112).

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 7.1x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including the Nikon Coolpix P7700[plb_1714924_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera optical zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the IXUS 145[pl_2166060_price] (8x), or the IXUS 150[pl_2176458_price] (8x) both from Canon which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 173 grams, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a relatively typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the C (Typ 112).

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MOS Sensor Type

The C (Typ 112) has a better sensor type than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a CCD sensor type.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price].

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix L27[plb_1968351_price] (CCD).

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Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 12.1 megapixels, the Leica C (Typ 112) has a pretty typical megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

We compared all the other 12.1MP digital cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot ELPH 310 HS[pl_651755_price], and the PowerShot SX240 HS[pl_410378_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

Cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Minox DCC 14.0[plb_2503314_price] (14MP).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Focusing
Auto Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Internal Memory
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Viewfinder
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI Port
HDMI Connector
USB Version
Camera
Camera File System
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Battery Capacity
Battery Voltage
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Windows Operating System
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Included Battery Charger
Quick Start Guide
Included Wrist Strap
Technical Details
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Near Field Communication
Wireless LAN Type
Certificates
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Special Features

Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers leica 18485, leica 18489, leica evleicrdb1, leica evleicrdb1b, leica evleicrdb1bd, leica evleicrdb1bdl
Barcodes 00616241086057, 00616639716955, 00799429184858, 00799429184896, 04022243184848, 04022243184855, 04022243184886

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