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Leica M-P Digital Camera

£149.99
MILC 24MP CMOS Jul 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Sensor Type Full HD Video Release Date
Good user reviews
Good product quality
A bit expensive
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A Bit Expensive

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was expensive. A.e. Macadam wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “Will save me a lot of money in not buying extra batteries” although they still rated it 5 stars out of 5. Amazontoday said in their Leica M-P review “At £549 this is a lot of money for what on the face of it looks just like another pocket sIzed digital camera” .


Reviews

Good User Reviews

On average, based on 128 user reviews the average user rating of this high megapixel camera is 85%. 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.

Good Brand

We checked 751 user and expert reviews (including 131 verified purchases) for Leica digital cameras and found that on average Leica has good ratings. We also found that Leica has good ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 96% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Good Technical Features

Seven owners said that this digital camera had good features. Rpg rated it 4 stars out of 5 and said “The camera is awash with useful features” in their review of the Leica M-P. Thomas Blackthorne wrote in his review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “It has all the bells and whistles”. Two years ago Thomas Cunliffe mentioned “There are so many features like this is would be difficult to list them all in one short review here.” and gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Design

Good Product Quality

Twenty-one customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was good quality. Reviewser mentioned on expert website Amazon four years ago “The build quality is absolutely sublime” in their Leica M-P review. Two years ago Sakazoke wrote “The quality of photo is lovely” in their review of this digital camera. Pete Wolverhampton mentioned in his review of this digital camera on expert review site Amazon “The camera is a great pocket sized camera and feels well made” however he only gave this digital camera a score of 60 out of 100.

Robust

Eleven customers said in their reviews that it was well made. Rpg said on expert website Amazon “Full marks for this camera! It’s a superb piece of engineering, small” and gave it a rating of 4 stars out of 5. Three years ago Miguel wrote in his Leica M-P review on expert website Bhphotovideo.com “The camera feels like a solid block of metal”. He also mentioned “Build quality is amazing” in his review.

Easy to Use

Ten customers who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to use. Rpg rated the Leica M-P 4 stars out of 5 and wrote “Everything they say could be expressed more easily and condensed into a shorter, more practical volume with hardly any trouble at all”. They also said “It’s a joy to use” in their review. Two years ago Pete Wolverhampton mentioned on expert website Amazon “As a handy small holiday camera that does not require you to enlarged photos”.

Nice Design

Five owners said in their reviews that it was good looking. Sakazoke mentioned on expert review site Amazon “For the money you are getting a pretty nifty camera that will last you many years” in their Leica M-P review. Soma C said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon two years ago “Beautiful camera with stunning picture quality”. David B mentioned on expert website Amazon “A bit more at the telephoto end and a viewfinder for a while now and this one is pretty close”.

Two owners said in their reviews that it was well designed. Whitetiger1075 mentioned “Build construction and design are of the highest quality” in their review of this digital camera. M. Williams said on expert review site Amazon “A very crisp professional design” in their review of this digital camera.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Leica released the M-P in July 2015.


Good Quality Lens

Six owners said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Four years ago Reviewser mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The zoom is amazingly good” in their review of the Leica M-P and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5. In April last year Pen1 said “With decent daylight the softness is only noticeable when you zoom in on the image itself”. G T Evans mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Lovely clear pictures - amazing zoom”.

Good Quality Pictures

Seventeen customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Jorge scored it 5 stars out of 5 and he mentioned in his review of this digital camera “Humans have been taking great pictures for over a century now”. Thomas Blackthorne said in his review of this digital camera on expert website Amazon “That has a very high image quality, this is the camera for you”. Jin wrote on expert review site Bhphotovideo.com “Discrete, small, intuitive, reliable, all without compromising image quality”.

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Pete Wolverhampton said in his review of this digital camera “Another disappointment is the resolution”. Diipii wrote in their Leica M-P review on expert website Amazon “The electronic viewfinder will instantly convert you away from optical finders with its beautiful ultra fine resolution”.

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Good Video Capture

Three owners who purchased the Leica M-P said that it was good for video recording. Diipii said in their review of this digital camera in April last year “Nearly all the settings applied to stills are used on video and you can enjoy creating some quite special effects”. Amazonaphile mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Movie modes could be better with slow motion not catered for as could build quality”. John M said on expert website Amazon in April last year “Great image, video quality and features” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Eight owners reckoned that it had a good viewfinder. In April last year Pen1 gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of the Leica M-P on expert website Amazon “The separate viewfinder is a good idea”. Two years ago Thomas Cunliffe wrote in his review of this digital camera “The extremely good view-finder which you can anchor against your head as you look through it”. In April last year G. E. Thorpe mentioned “The camera has an electronic viewfinder”.

Two customers who bought this digital camera considered that it had a good screen. Two years ago M. V. Clarke scored it 5 stars out of 5 and said in their review of this digital camera “It's very easy to use, with a large display screen and simple controls”. In April last year John M mentioned on expert review site Amazon “The touch screen is responsive and accurate.”.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The Leica M-P supports video recording. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The Leica M-P supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera. 1280 x 720 pixels is also supported by this camera. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. 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. Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels to 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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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 maximum video resolution on high megapixel cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Leica M-P has a relatively standard display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think the Sony DSC-WX350 (£154), the Samsung NX3000 (£126.25), and the Medion Life X44022 (£114.99) which all of have better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Leica M-P has a vari-angle LCD display. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released more than a year ago also have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Seven people concluded that this digital camera was compact. Sakazoke wrote “The best Compact on the market in my eyes”. They also said “That is exactly what this Digital compact is.” in their review. Two years ago Paul L wrote “This Camera is pitched as a Premium Compact Camera” in his review of this digital camera nonetheless he scored the product 20 out of 100.

Two owners who purchased the product concluded that it was heavy and bulky. Rangfinder Lover said “Its heavy and solid in the hand, just the way cameras should be” in their review of this digital camera. Mr T a Wilde rated it 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote on expert website Amazon “However, my initial reaction is that the camera is quite bulky, & will only just fit my pocket” in his Leica M-P review.

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Heavy

The weights of high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera range from 110g to 1.3kg. The Leica M-P is quite heavy (680 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released one year ago.

Digital cameras with a heavier weight that might be worth considering include the Sony DSC-WX350 (£154) (137g and higher rated), the Samsung NX3000 (£126.25) (230g and higher rated), or the Medion Life X44022 (£114.99) (500g and higher rated).

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Camera

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica M-P does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth noting that most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Canon PowerShot SX420 IS (£174.99).

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Leica M-P has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Supports Live View

The Leica M-P supports live view. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support live view.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Leica M-P has a self-timer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Other Features

Has a USB Connectivity

The Leica M-P has a USB connectivity. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a USB connectivity.

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Flash

Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica M-P has a shoe mounting point. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera also have a shoe mounting point.

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Packaging Content

Has a Hand Strap

The Leica M-P has a hand strap, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Leica M-P has a battery charger included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Leica M-P has a batteries included. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Leica M-P features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Leica M-P has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera.

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Viewfinder

Quite Low Magnification

At only 0.68 times zoom factor, the Leica M-P has a fairly low magnification compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. Across all the digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera the magnifications range from 0.24x to 4x.

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Picture Quality

24 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 24 megapixels camera.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429107727, 00799429107734, 04022243107724, 04022243107731, 04022243109339

Leica M-P Review Sources

To prepare this Leica M-P review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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