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Leica Q (Typ 116)

£3,495.00
(121 reviews)
Leica Q (Typ 116)
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DP Review Silver Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
Our Verdict:
A high image quality and multi award winning compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 10 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 24.2MP 1x 590g Jun 2015
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Review

With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Leica Q (Typ 116) number 249 across all digital cameras.
97
Reviews
122 Reviews + 12 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
86
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Age
3 Years Old
82
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
78
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 12 awards including a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews plus two other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from PC Mag plus one other site. Looking across the entire Sony camera range, the average reviews for all Sony digital cameras are also excellent.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Leica digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report design, it is easy to use and good lens quality. However they also report that it is expensive.
The Q (Typ 116) has some great features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Smaller than average minimum aperture number
A pioneer by tradition
Key features

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 294 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 295 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 267 in portrait photography cameras.
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Sports Photography
Good
64
Wildlife Photography
Good
72
Portrait Photography
Very Good
72
Landscape Photography
Very Good
74
Everyday 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 was a cheaper price of £3,166.57 on eBay 54 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
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 Q (Typ 116) Video Reviews

How Big is the Leica Q (Typ 116)?

The Leica Q (Typ 116) is 130mm wide and 93mm tall. It is 80mm deep and weighs 590g.

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Leica Q (Typ 116) In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

Camera experts love this Leica camera and have given it 12 awards.

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by review sites Trusted Reviews, Lydogbilde.no and Focus-Numerique.fr all of whom thought that this Leica camera was very good.

This Leica digital camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review websites PC Mag and Digitalone.com.sg, both of which decided that this camera was exceptional.

Two additional expert review sites both endorsed this camera. The editor of website PhotographyBlog.com conluded that they would highly recommend this Leica digital camera and gave it a "Highly Recommended" award and it received a DP Review "Silver" award.

The authors at three more expert review sites all thought that this Leica camera was very good. This camera received a "Recommended" award from Ljudochbild.se, it received an "Editor's Choice" award from Pocket Lint and it received a "5 Star" award from 01net.com.

The authors at two other expert review sites both thought that this camera was very good. Digital Versus gave this digital camera a "5 Star" award and it received an "EISA Best Product" award from EISA.eu.

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 31 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, DP Review, PhotographyBlog.com and CNET.com this camera has an overall expert rating of 89%. The camera expert review sites think this Leica camera is one of the very best digital cameras.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

Q (Typ 116) owners on average rated this digital camera as good. Over 93% of reviewers gave this digital camera the highest possible rating of 5 stars and 100% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others. Most Q (Typ 116) owners think it is one of the very best cameras.

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Users Report That it is Expensive

Four people mentioned that this digital camera was expensive and two people who bought it thought it was not good value for money.

Users Report Excellent Design

15 people who bought it considered that it was good looking, three owners said in their reviews that it was ergonomic and three customers agreed that this digital camera was well designed.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

13 customers said in their reviews that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was easy to use, three people said in their reviews that it had a good interface and three owners wrote that it was easy to use the menus. two people who purchased the product wrote that it was easy to handle.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

13 owners wrote in their reviews that it had a good autofocus and six customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

23 owners who bought the product thought it was able to produce good images, four owners who reviewed it considered that it had a good picture resolution and three customers concluded that it was good in low light.

Customers Report Great Product Quality

10 people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Nine owners reckoned that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was well made.

Leica Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 947 expert and user reviews (including 357 verified purchases), Leica has very good ratings for its digital cameras. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica Q (Typ 116) and the United Kingdom price of £3,495.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,208.76 (£5,660.78).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Leica released the Q (Typ 116) in June 2015.

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Leica Q (Typ 116) is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The Q (Typ 116)'s sensor megapixels of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 94% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Q (Typ 116) of 1x is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Smaller Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Q (Typ 116) of only 1.7 is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The Q (Typ 116)'s maximum ISO sensitivity of 51,200 is in the highest 4% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Q (Typ 116) has an image stabiliser, as do 71% of digital cameras.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Q (Typ 116) of 0.0005s is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 41% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Heavier Than Average

The weight of the Leica Q (Typ 116) of 590g is in the heaviest 12% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg.

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Higher Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Q (Typ 116) of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 9% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 600,000 pixels.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most other digital cameras, the Q (Typ 116) does not have a GPS. 90% of cameras do not have a GPS.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 72% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Q (Typ 116) is 6000 x 4000. That's over 10 times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1536 x 1536. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is L: (3:2) 4896 x 3264 / (16:9) 4896 x 2760 / (1:1) 3264 x 3264.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 88% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Full HD Video

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The Q (Typ 116) supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Q (Typ 116)'s display diagonal of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Q (Typ 116) of only 1.8x is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average digital zoom of all cameras is 11x, with the smallest being 1x and the biggest being 810x.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 24mmpxls, leica 35mmfull, leica 19000, leica 242mp, leica 19022, leica q

Barcodes:

00799429190002, 00799429190224, 04022243190009, 04022243190221

Frequently Asked Questions About the Leica Q (Typ 116)

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