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Leica M-P

£3,800.00
A highly rated and fully featured MILC digital camera, perfect for portrait photography
MILC 24MP CMOS Black Jul 2015
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Leica M-P Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Leica M-P number 225 across all digital cameras.
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2 Years Old
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 60?

It has very good user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this camera to others. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report is robust, product quality and good lens quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
This Leica digital camera has some great features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the M-P with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is excellent for portrait photography, ranking number 174 in portrait photography cameras. It is also excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 238 in wildlife photography cameras as well being very good for sports photography, ranking number 243 in sports photography cameras.
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How Big is the Leica M-P?

The Leica M-P is 139mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 42mm deep and weighs 600g.

Leica M-P front dimensions

Leica M-P size in context

Leica M-P In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this camera rated this camera 85% on average. Over 79% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Leica Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 880 owner and expert reviews (including 314 verified purchases) for Leica digital cameras and found that on average Leica has excellent ratings. We also found that Leica has excellent ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is Expensive

Three people who reviewed it agreed that it was expensive.

Customers Report it is Robust

11 people who reviewed it agreed that it was well made.

Users Report Great Product Quality

21 people who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six people reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Seven people who purchased this digital camera thought it had good features.

Users Report it is a Good Size

Seven owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact.

Users Report it is Easy to Use

10 customers who bought this digital camera thought it was easy to use.

  • It would not now be practical to do so with all the characters that have to be embossed onto the control buttons…
    RPG (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Everything they say could be expressed more easily and condensed into a shorter, more practical volume with hardly any trouble at all…
    RPG (Amazon) - July 2016
  • It’s a joy to use…
    RPG (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Others have commented that it can be slippery to hold because it has no rubberised grip surface either at the front, or on the rear where the thumb naturally rests…
    John M (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Update - - Unfortunately the quality control was poor as my unit shipped with some lint behind the lens glass…
  • Very easy to use especially with the option to go completely automatic using one of the intelligent modes…
  • The MP is a pleasure to use…
  • The smooth operation of the camera combined with significant heft, this camera feels almost magical in my hands and gives me that extra inspiration to stick around a little longer, try a little harder…
  • Discrete, small, intuitive, reliable, all without compromising image quality…
  • Surprisingly this took over and is very handy for day trips…
    Jake. (Amazon) - August 2016

Customers Report Nice Design

Five owners thought this digital camera was good looking and two customers wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed.

  • The menu system is pretty comprehensive and there is a huge number of ways to customise your settings including 3 custom settings available for recall from the custom mode on the dial…
    Barbara (Amazon) - July 2016
  • The problem with video is that in low light its pretty poor…
    Barbara (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Build construction and design are of the highest quality…
  • A bit more at the telephoto end and a viewfinder for a while now and this one is pretty close…
    David B (Amazon) - July 2016
  • The smooth operation of the camera combined with significant heft, this camera feels almost magical in my hands…
  • For the money you are getting a pretty nifty camera that will last you many years…
  • A very crisp professional design…
  • This is a serious design fault and a very surprising one from such an established manufacturer of otherwise great cameras…
    Mac (Amazon) - March 2015
  • Beautiful camera with stunning picture quality…
    Soma C (Amazon) - July 2015
  • The electronic viewfinder will instantly convert you away from optical finders with its beautiful ultra fine resolution…
    Diipii (Amazon) - April 2016

Customers Report Good Video Capture

Three customers who bought it reckoned that it was good for video recording.

  • Great image, video quality and features…
    John M (Amazon) - June 2016
  • The problem with video is that in low light its pretty poor…
    Barbara (Amazon) - July 2016
  • Movie modes could be better with slow motion not catered for as could build quality…
  • This makes indoor shooting, architecture and landscape video difficult…
    Oddjob (Amazon) - April 2016
  • Nearly all the settings applied to stills are used on video and you can enjoy creating some quite special effects…
    Diipii (Amazon) - April 2016

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

17 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images and two people who bought the product thought it had a good picture resolution.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Seven owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, and is under 3 years old, however at £3,800.00 it is more expensive than 97% of cameras.

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We found a cheaper price for the Leica M-P of $904.99 (£1,178.93) in the United States. That's a saving of £2,621.07.

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Features

Quite High Megapixels Sensor

Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Leica M-P's sensor megapixels of 24MP is in the highest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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5952 X 3976 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica M-P has a maximum image resolution of 5952 x 3976 pixels. That's 49% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Wide Range of Minimum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This Leica 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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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

This Leica digital camera has interchangeable lenses so whether this camera has an image stabilizer depends on the lens being used.

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Heavy

The Leica M-P's weight of 600g is fairly heavy compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 11% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Leica M-P's display diagonal of 3" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Wide Range of Aspherical Lenses Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the aspherical lens depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of aspherical lenses are possible with this camera.

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Wide Range of Maximum Aperture Numbers Depending On Lens Used

This camera has interchangeable lenses so the maximum aperture number depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of maximum aperture numbers are possible with this camera.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Leica M-P has a USB connectivity, unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not have a USB connectivity.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Leica M-P has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Supports Live View

The Leica M-P supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica M-P does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 90% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica M-P has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Leica M-P supports Full HD video. 75% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Wide Range of Maximum Focal Lengths (35mm Film Equiv) Depending On Lens Used

This 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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Wide Range of Closest Focusing Distances Depending On Lens Used

This Leica camera has interchangeable lenses so the closest focusing distance depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of closest focusing distances are possible with this camera.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Leica M-P has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 75% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica M-P has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 84% of cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since July 2015.


Product Identifiers

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