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Leica Q (Typ 116)

£3,495.00
Leica Q (Typ 116)
97
Reviews
139 Reviews + 12 Awards
77
Features
Good Features
86
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
56
Value for Money
Average
70
Age
3 Years Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and high image quality 590g digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 10 further awards from other expert sites. This digital camera has [an excellent] autofocus and excellent] lens, and it's able to produce good images.
Trusted Reviews Recommended DP Review Silver PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
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With outstanding reviews, we have ranked the Leica Q (Typ 116) number 311 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
98
Reviews
77
Features
87
Popularity
57
Value for Money
71
Age

78

78
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 78?

It has very good expert reviews and fantastic user reviews with an average overall rating of 95%, based on 139 reviews. 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.
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 digital cameras 2019.
The Q (Typ 116) has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
A pioneer by tradition
Key features
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
Heavier than average

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each digital camera by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age and value for money.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the digital camera is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec digital cameras come to market, the older digital cameras will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is good for everyday photography, ranking number 350 in everyday photography cameras. It is also good for landscape photography, ranking number 365 in landscape photography cameras.
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4.8 stars (139 reviews)

62%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
86 Reviews
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13 Reviews
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3 Recommended Awards

The Leica Q (Typ 116) has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites Trusted Reviews, focus-numerique.fr and ljudochbild.se.
Recommended from Trusted Reviews Recommended from focus-numerique.fr Recommended from ljudochbild.se

3 Editor's Choice Awards

This digital camera has received an Editor's Choice Award from expert review sites Pocket Lint, PC Mag and digitalone.com.sg.
Editor's Choice from Pocket Lint Editor's Choice from PC Mag Editor's Choice from digitalone.com.sg

6 Further Awards

It's received six Awards from a number of expert reviews sites including Digital Versus, 01net.com and PhotographyBlog.com.
5 Star from Digital Versus 5 Star from 01net.com Highly Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Silver from DP Review EISA Best Product from EISA.eu Especially Recommended from Lydogbilde.no

What Are People Saying About the Leica Q (Typ 116)?

Picture Quality
47
8
Lens System
33
2
Viewfinder / Screen
12
2
Design
24
2
Features
6
1
Price
8
17
Size and Weight
14
5
Ease of Use
16
0
Landscape Photography
4
0
Robustness
9
0
Noise Level
5
2
Portrait Photography
1
0
Video Capability
1
0
Sports Photography
0
1
Flash
0
1
Battery
1
0
Support
1
0
Connectivity
1
0
More Than 30 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Not Fairly Priced

Over 20 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was expensive.

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Expensive
21 people agree
2 people disagree
  • Ever wondered why Leica cameras are so expensive? There is a reason, a very good one — they take amazing photos, whether you want to snap them manually ...
    gizmodo.com.au 7 Jul 2015
  • Buying a Leica camera is like buying a very expensive watch – it's a luxury item. Hung around the necks of people who have no idea of photography, it ...
    techgoondu.com 21 Jun 2015
  • ... and will use nothing else. In the other, you have people who swear that the cameras are overpriced status symbols. Whichever camp you're in, the...
    hardwarezone.com.sg 10 Jun 2015
  • ... better lens than any one of my other individual lenses, including two Zeiss high quality expensive ones...
    Mesko - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Aug 2018
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    Bad Value for Money
    13 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Many People Thought it Was Reliable

    Over 10 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was well made and four people thought that it was also really strong and durable.

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    Well Made
    15 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... class-leading, and the fixed 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens is superb. The camera is built beautifully and responds rapidly. With the exception of a few softwa...Street ...
    DP Review 9 Jun 2015
  • Long associated with well built, hand-crafted cameras and outstanding optics from their M series rangefinder series, Leica has become the Ferrari of the ...
    techgoondu.com 13 Jun 2015
  • ... modules in your smartphone to pro-level DSLRs, is built to satisfy certain needs at the expense of others. While not exactly a zero-sum game... It isn't ...
    reviewed.com 4 Aug 2015
  • ... money to spend. Leica Q is my perfect travel companion. Now I can see why German engineering is excellent. the lay out is intuitively right on mark, my ...
    Khiem - Bhphotovideo.com 16 Sep 2017
  • View All Reviews About Built
    Very Strong and Durable
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) Had a Poor Battery Life

    Two people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a bad battery life.

  • ... winners. Such a well built camera. Very expensive (it's a Leica). Battery life needs work. More function buttons needed. No flash. Some of the auto modes ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 2 Jul 2015
  • The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for ...
    dxomark.com 29 Dec 2015
  • More Than 10 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was compact, was a very good size and was lightweight.

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    Compact
    8 people agree
    4 people disagree
  • ... (including 3 aspherical lens elements)... The Leica Q (Typ 116) is the best serious compact camera that Leica have ever released, offering fantastic image ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 22 Jun 2015
  • The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 24.2 megapixel compact camera with a 35mm full-frame (24 x 36mm) CMOS sensor with no optical low pass filter, an image-stabilized ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 22 Jun 2015
  • ... Enter the new Leica Q (Typ 116). This is a full-frame digital compact camera with a Leica Summilux 28mm f1.7 lens for onl...
    digitalone.com.sg 23 Jun 2015
  • ... matter.Enter the new Leica Q (Typ 116). This is a full-frame digital compact camera with a Leica Summilux 28mm f1.7 lens for only...
    straitstimes.com 23 Jun 2015
  • View All Reviews About Compact
    A Brilliant Size
    4 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Lightweight
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    7 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) Had a Good Design

    Over 20 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was really good-looking and several people thought that it was also very well designed, ergonomic and was smooth.

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    Very Good-Looking
    23 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality images...Full, frame sensor. Fantastic images quality. ...
    Techradar 10 Jun 2015
  • ... delivered. The Q (Typ 116) hits hard, hits accurate and hits fast, all with elegant bravado. It excels at all things (except video) and will be an excellent ...
    Digital Versus 11 Jun 2015
  • ... and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality images...Fullframe sensor. Fantastic images quality. ...
    techradar.com/au/ 9 Jun 2015
  • ... class-leading, and the fixed 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens is superb. The camera is built beautifully and responds rapidly. With the exception of a few softwa...Street ...
    DP Review 9 Jun 2015
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    Really Well Designed
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
    Very Ergonomic
    7 people agree
    12 people disagree
    Smooth
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    More Than 30 People Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) Was Not Hard to Use

    Over 10 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was very easy to use and several people thought that it also had good controls, was really easy to handle and had a good interface.

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    Very Easy to Use
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... endless lists of useless features. It's a menu for photographers...it is very easy to use. The size/build is a delight. Very robust and dense aluminium/magnesium ...
    BorneonGirl - Amazon.co.uk 9 Feb 2017
  • ... macro. Overall, I love the camera, it's small enough, light enough and easy to use. Great for street photography. The image quality is totally Leica. I ...
    VC - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Sep 2017
  • ... completely unobtrusive and whisper quiet, provide exceptional images while giving me great control with an easy to use menu. I tend to use my feet rather ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 16 Mar 2017
  • ... modern suite of electronics, autofocus is superb and full manual control is equally easy to use if desired. I particularly like the electronic zoom from ...
    JoeH - Bhphotovideo.com 31 Jan 2018
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    Has Good Controls
    8 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Very Easy to Handle
    6 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Interface
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Six People Thought it Had Well Designed Technical Features

    Five people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had good features.

  • ... compact camera for those who like traditional controls and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality ...
    techradar.com/au/ 9 Jun 2015
  • ... compact camera for those who like traditional controls and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality ...
    Techradar 10 Jun 2015
  • ... great handling and build-quality, and a number of surprisingly innovative features which include very fast auto-focusing, although i...
    PhotographyBlog.com 22 Jun 2015
  • ... use, the one thing I miss is a tilt-able rear screen. I do love that feature on the Sony that Ive also used (with my Leica M lenses of course.)...
    Adam - Bhphotovideo.com 25 Apr 2018
  • Some Owners Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices

    Two people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had wifi capacity.

  • ... more useful as an everyday carry camera, especially if you want to share images with friends quickly through the WiFi...
    Dan - Bhphotovideo.com 9 Aug 2016
  • ... announced on June 10. This meet... Decent video. Lightweight. Smartphone usable as viewfinder over WiFi. Large number of supplied mount accessories. WiFi ...
    luminous-landscape.com 9 Jun 2015
  • One Person Thought it Had Superior Technical Guidance
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Had an OK Noise Level

    Four people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was very quiet.

  • ... me quick response and high frame rates, be completely unobtrusive and whisper quiet, provide exceptional images while giving me great control with an easy ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 16 Mar 2017
  • ... in the showroom. Now you have super usability benefits plus some really nice new features that are lovely (for example silent shutter and low and high ...
    Mr - Amazon.co.uk 2 Jul 2018
  • ... with my DSLR's and my Type 109 (D-Lux). It is small, inconspicuous, and very quiet. The IQ is spectacular, thanks to the optics and excellent processor. ...
    Roland - Bhphotovideo.com 11 Sep 2017
  • ... snappy feel Built in Optical Image Stabilization (2 to 3 stops I would estimate) Accurate metering Near silent operation Sensible menus Auto ISO settings that make sense ...
    Seattle - Bhphotovideo.com 15 Apr 2016
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) Had a Good Lens

    Over 30 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a very good lens and autofocus.

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    Has a Superb Lens
    39 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... Its 24MP sensor is good though not class-leading, and the fixed 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens is superb. The camera is built beautifully and responds rapidly. ...
    DP Review 9 Jun 2015
  • ... these assessments and showed that the lens exceeded expectations for the sensor's resolution at all aperture settings between f/1.7 and f/8, inclusive. ...
    photoreview.com.au 21 Jun 2015
  • ... RICOH GR that is the only really compact 28mm with big sensor and high quality lens I know...
    Fruchstuck - Bhphotovideo.com 26 Nov 2015
  • ... Cannon an Leica take good pictures, but this Leica Q has a better lens than any one of my other individual lenses, including two Zeiss high quality expensive ...
    Mesko - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Aug 2018
  • View All Reviews About Lens
    Has a Brilliant Autofocus
    34 people agree
    12 people disagree
    Most Owners Thought it Did Not Have a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Several people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a bad screen, viewfinder and touch-screen.

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    Has a Bad Screen
    9 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... tiltswivel. AF in video mode. 20minute videos only. Could have done more with the multitouch screen. Rainbow effect in viewfinder.
    Digital Versus 11 Jun 2015
  • ... No focus peaking intensity settings. No headphone or mic jack. Screen doesn't tiltswivel. AF in video mode. 20minute videos only. Could have done more ...
    Digital Versus 11 Jun 2015
  • ... the Leica grip, which affords a much better grip on the camera. *I miss having a flip screen. Im too old to be crawling around on the ground. *I never ...
    Garvia - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Feb 2018
  • The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for ...
    dxomark.com 29 Dec 2015
  • View All Reviews About Screen
    Has a Bad Viewfinder
    5 people agree
    5 people disagree
    Has a Bad Touch-Screen
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Doesn't Have an Electronic Viewfinder
    2 people agree
    6 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) Produced Good Quality Photos

    Over 80 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was able to produce good images and several people thought that it also had a good image sensor, had an outstanding picture resolution and picture quality.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    82 people agree
    14 people disagree
  • ... why Leica cameras are so expensive? There is a reason, a very good one — they take amazing photos, whether you want to snap them manually or let the ...
    gizmodo.com.au 7 Jul 2015
  • ... and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality images...Fullframe sensor. Fantastic images quality. ...
    techradar.com/au/ 9 Jun 2015
  • ... and modern features like an electronic viewfinder. The Q is capable of producing beautiful quality images...Full, frame sensor. Fantastic images quality. ...
    Techradar 10 Jun 2015
  • The Leica Q (Typ 116) is a 24.2 megapixel compact camera with a 35mm full-frame (24 x 36mm) CMOS sensor with no optical low pass filter, an image-stabilized ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 22 Jun 2015
  • View All Reviews About Image
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    12 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Has an Excellent Picture Resolution
    11 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has a Very Good Picture Quality
    8 people agree
    No people disagree
    Brilliant in Low Light
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    2 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Over 10 People Thought it Was Not Good for Video Capture

    Over 10 people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was bad for video recording.

  • ... headphone or mic jack. Screen doesn't tiltswivel. AF in video mode. 20minute videos only. Could have done more with the multitouch screen. Rainbow effect ...
    Digital Versus 11 Jun 2015
  • ... intensity settings. No headphone or mic jack. Screen doesn't tiltswivel. AF in video mode. 20minute videos only. Could have done more with the multitouch ...
    Digital Versus 11 Jun 2015
  • ... touchscreen. Excellent black and white mode. High price. No external microphone socket for video.
    amateurphotographer.co.uk 7 Jul 2015
  • ... image quality. Highquality lens. Price pushes it into a niche. Video capabilities could be better. High-quality lens.
    Trusted Reviews 12 Aug 2015
  • 10 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Five people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a bad flash.

  • ... (it's a Leica). Battery life needs work. More function buttons needed. No flash. Some of the auto modes aren't fantastic, such as panorama mode which doesn't ...
    gadgetguy.com.au 2 Jul 2015
  • ... recording. Includes Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. In-camera. Expensive. No built-in flash. Touch screen focus could be better implemented. Lacks 24fps video ...
    PC Mag 1 Jul 2015
  • ... also shoot some lovely macros. You've got full auto or manual down to 1.7 which allows no flash when it's very poor lighting. This camera is the best I've ...
    Jason - Bhphotovideo.com 25 Apr 2018
  • The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for ...
    dxomark.com 29 Dec 2015
  • Some People Thought it Had Good Exposure Controls

    Four people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) had good exposure controls.

  • ... quality images...Full, frame sensor. Fantastic images quality. Traditional exposure controls. Wide aperture lens. High price. No grip on the front. Large ...
    Techradar 10 Jun 2015
  • ... quality images...Fullframe sensor. Fantastic images quality. Traditional exposure controls. Wide aperture lens. High price. No grip on the front. Large ...
    techradar.com/au/ 9 Jun 2015
  • The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for ...
    dxomark.com 29 Dec 2015
  • ... in viewfinder. Full, frame sensor. Fantastic images quality. Traditional exposure controls. Wide aperture lens. High price. No grip on the front. Large ...
    todayonline.com 21 Jun 2015
  • The Vast Majority of Customers Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Six people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was superb for macro photography.

  • ... this camera has allowed me to avoid just that. I also love the macro feature which works incredibly well, and the 35mm/50mm cropping options. (Initially ...
    Connie - Bhphotovideo.com 24 Dec 2015
  • ... *Auto-focus is amazing. Better than the Fuji. There is no hunting. *Macro works well. *Weatherproofing would be nice, but this is built like a tank. I ...
    Garvia - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Feb 2018
  • ... what it does...Full-frame image sensor. Sharp, wide aperture lens. 6.7-inch macro mode. Fast autofocus. Large, crisp EVF. Touch-screen display. 116 000-sec ...
    PC Mag 1 Jul 2015
  • ... finally took the plunge. So glad I made the purchase. It is tack sharp, great macro, which was one of the things I also liked about the D-Lux, and overall ...
    Mary - Bhphotovideo.com 17 Jun 2018
  • One Owner Thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) is Good for Portraits
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    The Vast Majority of People Thought it is Good for Sports Photography

    Five people thought that the Leica Q (Typ 116) takes good sports photos.

  • ... street photographers...The Leica Q produces great photos and videos, sports a stellar lens and a delivers surprisingly good performance. There's a lot ...
    CNET.co.uk 9 Jun 2015
  • ... street photographers...The Leica Q produces great photos and videos, sports a stellar lens and a delivers surprisingly good performance. There's a lot ...
    CNET.com 9 Jun 2015
  • ... street photographers...The Leica Q produces great photos and videos, sports a stellar lens and a delivers surprisingly good performance. There's a lot ...
    CNET.com.au 9 Jun 2015
  • The Leica Q borrows heavily from the Leica rangefinder form, yet dispenses with tradition by adopting a fixed 28mm Summilux lens developed especially for ...
    dxomark.com 29 Dec 2015
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
    Higher than average megapixels
    Smaller than average optical zoom
    Very small minimum aperture number
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Has an image stabiliser
    Higher than average display resolution
    Three aspherical lenses
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)
    Supports Full HD video
    6000 x 4000 still image resolution
    Larger than average maximum aperture number
    Average camera shutter speed
    Average display diagonal
    Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels video resolution
    Heavier than average
    Does not have a GPS
    Smaller than average digital zoom

    What the Reviews Say

    Many people thought it was reliable
    More than 10 people thought it was good in terms of size
    7 out of 10 customers thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a good design
    More than 30 people thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) was not hard to use
    Six people thought it had well designed technical features
    Some owners thought it was easily connectable to other devices
    7 out of 10 people thought it had an OK noise level
    8 out of 10 people thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a good lens
    The vast majority of people thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) produced good quality photos
    Some people thought it had good exposure controls
    Two people thought the Leica Q (Typ 116) had a poor battery life
    Most owners thought it did not have a good screen or viewfinder
    Over 10 people thought it was not good for video capture
    10 out of 10 people thought it did not have a good flash
    6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

    The highest image resolution of the Q (Typ 116) is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all digital 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

    Digital cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The Leica Q (Typ 116)'s sensor megapixels of 24.2MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 7% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

    The Q (Typ 116)'s optical zoom of only 1x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 5% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Video Resolution

    This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as Full HD.

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    Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

    The Q (Typ 116)'s minimum aperture number of only 1.7 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Q (Typ 116) of 51,200 is higher than 96% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    Has an Image Stabiliser

    The Q (Typ 116) has an image stabiliser, as do 69% 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 standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 55% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weight of the Q (Typ 116) of 590g is heavier than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is heavier than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all digital 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 resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels. The Q (Typ 116)'s display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is in the highest 11% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Three Aspherical Lenses

    Most of the other digital cameras only have one aspherical lens, however the Leica Q (Typ 116) has three aspherical lenses.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The Q (Typ 116) supports Wi-Fi. 74% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

    The Q (Typ 116) supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 90% of cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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    Does Not Have a GPS

    The Q (Typ 116) does not have a GPS. 92% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS.

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    Supports Full HD Video
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    The Q (Typ 116) supports Full HD video, unlike 82% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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    Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

    The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x. The Q (Typ 116)'s digital zoom of only 1.8x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 2% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

    The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 71% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000, 4272x2848, 2976x1984 plus 9 more values. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 6000 x 3368 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Leica Q (Typ 116) of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 38% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

    The Q (Typ 116)'s maximum aperture number of 16 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 9% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Leica Q (Typ 116) has been listed on Kagoo since January 2017 and is currently ranked number 311 out of 537 digital cameras.
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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Leica Q (Typ 116), and ranked it:

    Good Value For Money
    This digital camera is both high quality and a low price, making it excellent value for money.

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    More than 30 people thought this digital camera was not fairly priced
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    Leica Q (Typ 116) Release Date

    June 2015

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    The most common period for new Leica cameras to be released in is between November and December.

    That means that most of the latest Leica digital camera technology was released in within the last 3 months, and now is good time to buy. Two new Leica digital cameras were released in November 2018 making it the biggest month that year for new Leica digital camera releases. December was the biggest month in 2017 for new Leica digital cameras, with three new Leica digital cameras released that month. In 2016 most new Leica digital cameras were released in February, with two new Leica digital cameras released that month.

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    How Fast Do Leica Digital Camera Prices Drop After Release?

    Leica cameras tend to depreciate faster than most cameras.

    Most cameras drop in price by 4% in the first 6 months after release. On average, in the first 6 months after release, Leica digital cameras drop in price by 25%. That means that on a typical Leica camera costing £1,061 you could save on average £260 by waiting 6 months before buying.

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    Leica Q (Typ 116) Specification

    Key Features
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    Still Image Resolution
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    Image Formats Supported
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    Total Megapixels
    Supported Aspect Ratios
    Design
    Energy Star Certified
    Colour
    Lens System
    Digital Zoom
    Minimum Aperture Number
    Maximum Aperture Number
    Aspherical Lens
    Focal Length Range (F-F)
    Lens Structure (Elements/groups)
    Focusing
    Focus Adjustment
    Light Exposure
    ISO Sensitivity
    Light Exposure Modes
    Maximum ISO Sensitivity
    Minimum ISO Sensitivity
    Light Metering
    Light Exposure Correction
    Shutter
    Camera Shutter Speed
    Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
    Camera Shutter Type
    Video
    Full HD Video
    Maximum Video Resolution
    Video Recording
    Motion JPEG Frame Rate
    Video Formats Supported
    HD Type
    Audio
    Built-in Microphone
    Voice Recording
    Audio Formats Supported
    Memory
    Compatible Memory Card
    Display
    Display Diagonal
    Vari-Angle LCD Display
    Display Resolution
    Display
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type
    Ports & Interfaces
    USB Version
    USB Connector Type
    USB Connector
    Camera
    GPS
    White Balance
    Self-Timer Delay
    Scene Modes
    Weight & Dimensions
    Height
    Depth
    Width
    Weight (Including Battery)
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    leica 19000, leica mmf17, leica f17

    Barcodes

     00636983080403,  00799429190002,  00799429190224,  04022243190009

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