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Leica M-E

£3,995.00
A 3 year old MILC digital camera with good features but not very good reviews but one of the biggest optical zooms available
MILC 18MP 5212 X 3472 Pixels CCD Mar 2014
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Leica M-E Review

With very good features but mediocre reviews, we have ranked the Leica M-E number 359 across all digital cameras.
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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.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £3,295 on eBay 36 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 58% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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 front dimensions

Leica M-E size in context

Leica M-E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

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.

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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).

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Features

Average Megapixels

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Heavy

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.

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Supports Dioptic Correction

The Leica M-E supports dioptic correction, unlike 91% of digital cameras which do not support dioptic correction.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Leica M-E does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Features Saturation Adjustment

The Leica M-E features saturation adjustment, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature saturation adjustment.

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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.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Leica M-E has a tripod mount, unlike 75% of digital cameras which do not have a tripod mount.

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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".

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Leica M-E features contrast adjustment. 84% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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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.

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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.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Leica released the M-E in March 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 10759

Barcodes:

00799429107598, 00799429184612, 04022243107595, 04022243184619

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