Leica M-E Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
Why Has it Scored 42?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Canon digital cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5212 x 3472 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Does not have a built-in flash
What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?Having compared this Leica digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 246 in portrait photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 293 in wildlife photography cameras, but good for landscape photography, ranking number 287 in landscape photography cameras.
Should You Buy it Now?
How Big is the Leica M-E?
The Leica M-E is 139mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 37mm deep and weighs 585g.
Leica M-E In-Depth Analysis
Poor Expert Reviews
This camera received a score of 60 out of 100 from camera expert review website IT Reviews.com. This means that experts really don't rate this Leica digital camera very highly.
Leica Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews
We checked 909 expert and owner reviews (including 317 verified purchases) for Leica cameras and found that on average Leica has excellent reviews compared to other brands. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £3,995.00 it is more expensive than 98% of digital cameras.
Price Has Gone Up by £700 (18%)
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica M-E and the United Kingdom price of £3,995.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,927.99 (£6,414.27).
The megapixels of the Leica M-E of 18MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 75% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
5212 X 3472 Pixels Image Resolution
The highest image resolution of the Leica M-E is 5212 x 3472 pixels. That's 14% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The best resolution of all cameras is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.
Wide Range of Optical Zooms Depending On Lens Used
This camera has interchangeable lenses so the optical zoom depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of optical zooms are possible with this camera.
Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used
This camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.
Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)
Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000. The ISO sensitivity (max) of the Leica M-E of only 2,500 is fairly low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses
This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.
Does Not Have a Built-In Flash
The Leica M-E does not have a built-in flash, unlike most other digital cameras. 66% of cameras have a built-in flash.
Digital cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Leica M-E of 585g is in the heaviest 12% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Supports Dioptic Correction
The Leica M-E supports dioptic correction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.
Does Not Have an HDMI
The Leica M-E does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.
Features Saturation Adjustment
The Leica M-E features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.
Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used
This Leica camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.
Has a Tripod Mount
The Leica M-E has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the Leica M-E of only 2.5" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 7% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".
Features Contrast Adjustment
The Leica M-E features contrast adjustment. 84% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.
Does Not Have a Built-In Microphone
The Leica M-E does not have a built-in microphone, unlike 77% of digital cameras which have a built-in microphone.
Has a Shoe Mounting Point
The Leica M-E has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Leica released the M-E in March 2014.
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