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Leica M-P (Typ 240)

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Leica M-P (Typ 240)

£1,190.59
£493.99 £697 cheaper than 83 days ago
Leica M-P (Typ 240)
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A best selling and high image quality MILC digital camera, good for portrait photography
MILC 24MP 5952 X 3976 Pixels CMOS Jul 2015
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Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ100EBK Compact Digital Camera (20.1 MP, 25-250 mm, 10x Optical Zoom, F2.8-5.9 Leica Lens) - Silver
£493.99
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Leica MP / MP A LA Carte 135mm Camera
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Brand New Leica Black M240-P Digital Rangefinder Camera #10773 M-P (Brand new, unopened)
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Used - *EXC++* Leica MP 0.72 Silver Chrome Rangefinder Camera body 10301 (Used)
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16.9% APR for 12 Months
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16.9% APR for 24 Months
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Leica M-P (Typ 240) Review

With excellent features and reviews, we have ranked the Leica M-P (Typ 240) number 60 in best selling cameras and number 299 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
132 Reviews
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Value for Money
Average
91
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Age
2 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this digital camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Leica digital camera is one of the best selling cameras currently on the market. View best selling cameras January 2018.
Customers report it is robust, superior product quality and good lens quality.
The M-P (Typ 240) has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
5952 x 3976 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
Enduring
Maximum strength minimalism
Empowering
Individualism that improves with age
Understated

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 350 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 369 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 370 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

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 is a 90% 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.

Leica M-P (Typ 240) Video Reviews

How Big is the Leica M-P (Typ 240)?

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) is 139mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 42mm deep and weighs 600g.

Leica M-P (Typ 240) front dimensions
Leica M-P (Typ 240) size in context

Leica M-P (Typ 240) In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Good Expert Reviews

Digital camera expert review site PC Mag scored this camera 80 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

M-P (Typ 240) owners on average rated this digital camera 87%. 46 reviewers (81% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Robust

11 customers who reviewed the Leica M-P (Typ 240) concluded that it was well made.

Leica Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

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

Popular Choice

The M-P (Typ 240) is one the fastest selling digital camera currently available for sale.

Users Report Superior Product Quality

21 people who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Five customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good zoom.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Seven people agreed that it had good features.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Seven owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was compact.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine customers considered that the product 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
  • Update - - Unfortunately the quality control was poor as my unit shipped with some lint behind the lens glass…
  • Discrete, small, intuitive, reliable, all without compromising image quality…
  • 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…
  • Even in this mode, there are a few settings that can be adjusted, allowing for example softer focus in the background…
  • A great camera and very easy to use…
  • It's very easy to use, with a large display screen…

Users Report Good Picture Quality

18 people mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images and two customers who bought this digital camera thought it had a good picture resolution.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two owners thought the Leica M-P (Typ 240) was good for video recording.

  • This makes indoor shooting, architecture and landscape video difficult…
    Oddjob (Amazon) - April 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…
  • Great image, video quality and features…
    John M (Amazon) - June 2016

Users Report Nice Design

Four owners who bought this digital camera reckoned that it was good looking and three owners who purchased the product thought it was well designed.

  • 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 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…
  • The MP is so well designed, all your controls are right where they should be…
  • 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…
  • This is a serious design fault and a very surprising one from such an established manufacturer of otherwise great cameras…
    Mac (Amazon) - March 2015
  • A very crisp professional design…
  • Beautiful camera with stunning picture quality…
    Soma C (Amazon) - July 2015

Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

Three customers agreed that this digital camera was good value for money.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six owners said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good viewfinder.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and features, but is over 6 months old, and at £493.99 it is more expensive than 96% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £697 (59%)

The price has dropped from £4,299 to £493.99 in the last 83 days. Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price changes.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica M-P (Typ 240) and the United Kingdom price of £493.99 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $3,445.00 (£4,778.56).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in July 2015.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The M-P (Typ 240)'s sensor megapixels of 24MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5952 X 3976 Pixels Image Resolution

The M-P (Typ 240) has a maximum image resolution of 5952 x 3976 pixels. That's 49% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Leica M-P (Typ 240)'s maximum ISO sensitivity of 6,400 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 43% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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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Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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Heavier Than Average

The M-P (Typ 240)'s weight of 600g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 89% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lightest camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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

This digital camera has interchangeable lenses so the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) depends on the lens being used. This means that a wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) are possible with this camera.

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Supports Live View

The M-P (Typ 240) supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The M-P (Typ 240) does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The M-P (Typ 240) has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a USB connectivity, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Display Diagonal

The M-P (Typ 240)'s display diagonal of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 46% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The M-P (Typ 240) has a tripod mount. 73% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Leica M-P (Typ 240) has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The M-P (Typ 240) has a shoe mounting point, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica b000u9s5qc, leica 35mmf28, leica 10301, leica 10773, leica 10772, leica 10915, leica 10302

Barcodes:

00610696348531, 00799429103019, 00799429103026, 00799429107727, 00799429107734, 00799429109158, 00799429181635, 00799429181819, 00799429184544, 04022243107724, 04022243107731, 04022243109339, 04022243181632, 04022243184312, 04022243184541

Frequently Asked Questions About the Leica M-P (Typ 240)

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