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Leica Q (Typ 116)

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Leica Q (Typ 116)

£3,502.73
£3,302.37 £200 cheaper than 63 days ago
Leica Q (Typ 116)
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DP Review Silver Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended Pocket Lint Editor's Choice
A multi award winning and fully featured compact digital camera, with a high 24.2MP megapixels but representing only average value for money
Compact 24.2MP 1x Yes Jun 2015
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Leica Q (Typ 116) number 300 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
88 Reviews + 12 Awards
50
Value for Money
Average
85
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has very good expert reviews and exceptional 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. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital 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 excellent design, that 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
Smaller than average optical zoom
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 301 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 317 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 317 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
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. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from £3,502.73 to £3,302.37 in the last 63 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go up. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go down. 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.

Leica Q (Typ 116) front dimensions
Leica Q (Typ 116) size in context

Leica Q (Typ 116) In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

12 Industry Awards

This Leica camera is one of the most awarded of all the digital cameras.

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

This digital camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by both review websites PC Mag and Digitalone.com.sg, both of which thought that this camera was superb.

The experts at two additional expert review sites both endorsed this camera. This Leica camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from website PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement and review website DP Review concluded that it was very good and gave it a "Silver" award.

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

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

Good Expert Reviews

Based on 31 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 89 out of 100. Camera experts think this Leica camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Excellent User Reviews

Based on 57 user reviews this camera has a staggeringly good average user rating. 40 reviewers (90% of all 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. This means that users think this Leica digital camera is one of the very best cameras.

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Customers Report That it is Expensive

Three people said that this digital camera was expensive and two owners who bought it wrote that it was not good value for money.

Customers Report Nice Design

12 people said in their reviews that it was good looking, three customers thought it was well designed and three owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was ergonomic.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Nine customers said in their reviews that the Leica Q (Typ 116) was easy to use, two people thought the product was easy to use the menus and two owners considered that this digital camera had a good interface.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

11 customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good autofocus and five owners who purchased it reckoned that it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

19 people agreed that it was able to produce good images, three customers said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution and two people considered that it was good in low light.

Very Good Brand

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

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Nine customers reckoned that this digital camera was good quality.

Customers Report That it is Robust

Eight customers said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made.

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews and very good features but is over 6 months old, and at £3,302.37 it is in the most expensive 4% of cameras.

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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 £3,302.37 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $4,250.00 (£5,927.05).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

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Features

6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica Q (Typ 116) has a maximum image resolution of 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. 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

The lowest megapixels of cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 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 digital cameras. It is in the highest 7% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Q (Typ 116) of only 1x is in the smallest 2% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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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 the most commonly found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Q (Typ 116)'s minimum aperture number of 1.7 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 37% of all digital cameras when ranked 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 95% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Q (Typ 116) has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Heavier Than Average

The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Q (Typ 116) of 590g is heavier than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 11% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the Q (Typ 116) does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Q (Typ 116) supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Smaller Than Average Digital Zoom

The Leica Q (Typ 116)'s digital zoom of only 1.8x is very small compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 99% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The digital zooms of cameras range from 1x to 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x.

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6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

The Q (Typ 116) supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's over eight times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The Q (Typ 116)'s display resolution of only 104,000 pixels is lower than 99% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Q (Typ 116)'s display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 57% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Q (Typ 116) supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Leica Q (Typ 116) supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 19000, leica q

Barcodes:

00799429190002, 00799429190224, 04022243190009, 04022243190221, 04022243190320

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