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Leica C

Leica C
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An award winning and good spec compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 7.1x Yes Oct 2013
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Leica C Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Leica C number 787 across all digital cameras.
92
Reviews
5 Reviews + 2 Awards
72
Features
Good Features
65
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great expert reviews with an average expert rating of 83%. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Leica digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size.
The C has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Smaller than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
STYLISH DESIGN OUTSIDE, SERIOUS TECH INSIDE \
\<br> COMPACT AND VERSATILE \
\\Despite its extremely compact form, the trendy leica C features an excellent zoom lens, which offers almost unlimited opportunities for creative expression, even in low light. at the same time, the 7x zoom is outstanding for capturing intimate portraits, expansive interiors, and fascinating landscapes.\<br>\<br> SUPERIOR PICTURES \
\\The leica C has an unusually large sensor for a pocket-sized camera, guaranteeing wonderfully sharp pictures with outstanding contrast. in combination with precise optics, the imaging quality delivered is truly exceptional. with an extremely fast autofocus and burst rate of up to ten frames per second in continuous shooting mode, the leica C captures even the tiniest details.\<br>\<br> ELEGANT DESIGN \
\\Both colour options for the leica C, light gold and dark red, showcase the simple elegance and formal clarity of the slim and stylish leica C in equal measure. A must-have for every occasion, it lies sleekly and lightly in the hand, embodying the very essence of sophisticated lifestyle.\<br>\<br> INTEGRATED WI-FI \
\\Introducing the first leica to feature an integrated wi-fi/nfc (near field communication) module. still pictures and videos can be transferred to smartphones and tablet pcs via WLAN without any cables. simply download the free \"leica C image shuttle\" app, install it on a compatible ios or android device and set up the WLAN link. what\'s more, WLAN and the app enable easy remote control of the leica C from a smartphone or tablet!\<br>\<br> FULL-HD VIDEO \
\\The leica C records video with fantastic resolution of even the finest details in full-hd quality. A large monitor screen, an electronic viewfinder and a selection of creative modes offers numerous options for the realization of creative ideas - keeping the photographer in complete control.\<br>\<br> PROFESSIONAL IMAGE PROCESSING \
\\The leica C is supplied with the professional still picture and video processing software, adobe photoshop lightroom 5, offering exceptional creative freedom in image manipulation. it optimally develops\' the RAW image files from the sensor of the leica C in the best possible quality. all parameters can be refined in post-processing.\<br>\<br> STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL ACCESSORIES \
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Lower than average megapixels

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

7
Portrait Photography
Mediocre
44
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
38
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
72
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Leica C Video Reviews

How Big is the Leica C?

The Leica C is 103mm wide and 63mm tall. It is 28mm deep and weighs 173g.

Leica C front dimensions
Leica C size in context

Leica C In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The authors at review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine both concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 83% based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, zoom.nl and examiner.com.

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Leica Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 919 expert and owner reviews (including 351 verified purchases) for Leica cameras and found that on average Leica has very good reviews compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was compact.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2013.

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica C is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Lower Than Average Megapixels

The Leica C's sensor megapixels of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Leica C's optical zoom of only 7.1x is smaller than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Leica C has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica C's minimum aperture number of 2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Leica C of 173g is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 38% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Leica C of 28mm is in the longest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Leica C's image sensor size of 0.588" is bigger than 93% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the image sensor sizes range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica C's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 200mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 21% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Leica C of 5.9 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 68% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica C supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Leica C of 922,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Leica C of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 48% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica C supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 87% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Leica C has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Leica C of 3" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 82% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 700MB, and the average internal memory is 50MB. The Leica C's internal memory of 87MB is in the biggest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica evleicrdb1bdl, leica 18485, leica 18489

Barcodes:

00616241086057, 00616348081498, 00616348081528, 00616348081535, 00616348081542, 00616348081559, 00616348081573, 00799429184858, 00799429184896, 04022243184848, 04022243184855, 04022243184886, 04022243184893

Frequently Asked Questions About the Leica C

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