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Leica SL (Typ 601)

£4,000.00
Leica SL (Typ 601)
95
Reviews
79 Reviews + 4 Awards
85
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Widely Available
55
Value for Money
Average
81
Age
2 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
A multi award winning and fully featured 771g camera, with an Editor's Choice award from one expert review website and 3 further awards from other expert sites. It has a good viewfinder, it's really able to produce good images and excellent for video recording.
Les Numeriques.com 5 Star 01net.com 5 Star PhotographyBlog.com Recommended photoreview.com.au Editor's Choice
771g SLR 24MP 6000 X 4000 Pixels Jan 2017
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Leica SL (Typ 601) Price History

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Having analysed the historic price trend for the Leica SL (Typ 601) we calculated that there is a 60% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Leica SL (Typ 601) number 250 across all digital cameras.

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96
Reviews
85
Features
80
Popularity
56
Value for Money
82
Age

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80
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 80?

It has very good expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 91%, based on 79 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and an "Editor's Choice" from Photoreview.com.au.
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 2019.
The SL (Typ 601) has some great features:
Higher than average megapixels
6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution
One look is enough
EyeRes viewfinder
Full frame
High-speed autofocus

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 excellent for wildlife photography, ranking number 46 in wildlife photography cameras. It is also very good for sports photography, ranking number 61 in sports photography cameras as well being very good for landscape photography, ranking number 185 in landscape photography cameras.
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Average Review Score

4.6 stars (79 reviews)

34%

of Customers Would Recommend
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2 5 Star Awards

The Leica SL (Typ 601) has received a 5 Star Award from expert review sites 01net.com and Les Numeriques.com.
5 Star from 01net.com 5 Star from Les Numeriques.com

Recommended Award

The Leica SL (Typ 601) has received a Recommended Award from PhotographyBlog.com.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com

Editor's Choice Award

This digital camera has received an Editor's Choice Award from photoreview.com.au.
Editor's Choice from photoreview.com.au

What Are People Saying About the Leica SL (Typ 601)?

Picture Quality
13
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11
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Lens System
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Video Capability
3
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Size and Weight
6
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Price
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Ease of Use
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Design
6
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Robustness
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Flash
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Noise Level
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More Than 10 People Thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) Was Not Priced Reasonably

Six people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was expensive.

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Expensive
6 people agree
No people disagree
  • ... lines were simply Panasonic cameras with Leica logos. B... The Leica SL (Typ 601) is an expensive, forward-thinking full-frame mirrorless camera that is ...
    PC Mag 19 Oct 2015
  • ... build, feel and colour saturation. Best purchase I ever made. Do you think it's expensive? NO, it's fantastic value for money...
    Blues_junkie - Bhphotovideo.com 3 Oct 2016
  • ... connectivity. Adobe DNG raw format. CIN 4K. Large, heavy and expensive 24 90mm variable aperture lens. Limited availability of native lenses (Leica T lenses ...
    Ephotozine 26 Nov 2015
  • ... electronic viewfinder. Largely excellent image quality. Superb build quality. Very expensive. Heavy and large for its category. Only one fully compatible ...
    stuff.tv/my/ 11 Feb 2016
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    Bad Value for Money
    4 people agree
    5 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was well made and strong and durable.

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    Well Made
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... variety of uses at a premium price. It's a beautifully built machine with native lenses that offer top optical quality but the overall package is heavy ...
    DP Review 22 Feb 2017
  • ... lenses, which means the camera offers both full-frame a... While the Leica SL is very solidly built and a superior imaging performer, it has a few downsides ...
    photoreview.com.au 1 Feb 2017
  • ... all my Canon SLR equipment. Amazing picture quality. Easy to use menu. Best built, most robust camera in the industry. Gorgeous design. Bought 24-90 and ...
    Jim - Bhphotovideo.com 17 May 2018
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    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) Did Not Have a Good Battery Life
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    6 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Not Good in Terms of Size

    Several people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was heavy and bulky and was a bad body shape.

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    Heavy and Bulky
    7 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... machine with native lenses that offer top optical quality but the overall package is heavy and unwieldy in the hand. The SL doesn't do any one t...24MP ...
    DP Review 22 Feb 2017
  • ... unbalanced with native lenses. Grip is frustratingly unergonomic, makes camera feel heavier than it is. JPEG color is just unpleasant. Autofocus speed ...
    DP Review 22 Feb 2017
  • ... viewfinder. Excellent image quality. Internal 4K video recording. Large, heavy body. Unintuitive controls. Limited native lens.
    Trusted Reviews 16 Dec 2016
  • ... viewfinder. Excellent image quality. Internal 4K video recording. Large, heavy body. Unintuitive controls with poor default setup. Limited native lens ...
    What Digital Camera 23 Mar 2016
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    A Bad Body Shape
    3 people agree
    4 people disagree
    6 Out of 10 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Design

    Several people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was well designed and good-looking.

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    Well Designed
    7 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • ... rangefinders – which don't have reflex mirrors. However, i... The Leica SL combines legendary Leica design and build quality with genuinely advanced ...
    techradar.com/au/ 19 Oct 2015
  • ... rangefinders – which don't have reflex mirrors. However, i... The Leica SL combines legendary Leica design and build quality with genuinely advanced ...
    Techradar 20 Oct 2015
  • ... quality. Easy to use menu. Best built, most robust camera in the industry. Gorgeous design. Bought 24-90 and 90-280 zoom. With the Leica SL they perform ...
    Jim - Bhphotovideo.com 17 May 2018
  • ... and it has almost all the features you might want. Plus it has some very streamlined aspects to its design and operation. The grip is really uncomfortable, ...
    CNET.co.uk 19 Oct 2015
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    Good-Looking
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was very easy to use and had good controls.

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    Really Easy to Use
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... B... The Leica SL (Typ 601) is an expensive, forward-thinking full-frame mirrorless camera that is a joy to use...Full-frame image sensor. Responsive, ...
    PC Mag 19 Oct 2015
  • ... Canon L glass, and with the adapter, it produces beautiful images. The camera is easy to use and intuitive...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Jan 2017
  • ... camera. I ditched all my Canon SLR equipment. Amazing picture quality. Easy to use menu. Best built, most robust camera in the industry. Gorgeous design. ...
    Jim - Bhphotovideo.com 17 May 2018
  • ... the 0.95 and use it with the adapter. It's heavy but well-made. The menu usage is intuitive. I'd recommend the wrist strap coupled with the thumb grip ...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 19 Feb 2017
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    Has Good Controls
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Most People Thought it Had Nice Technical Features

    Seven people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) had good features.

  • ... definition of ‘compact' to its limit, but Leica's top-end CSC has some outstanding features that set it apart from the rest, as Andy Westlake discoversThere's ...
    What Digital Camera 23 Mar 2016
  • ... impressive image quality, reliable autofocus and just about all the features essential on a professional CSC. However, at the moment native lenses are ...
    practicalphotography.com 4 May 2018
  • ... great pictures. But unlike most Leicas, it is built like a tank; to enjoy the features, you will have to get past its weight and overly minimalistic design.The ...
    todayonline.com 14 Dec 2015
  • ... of the M lenses really shine through. It is so feature rich that I have since sold my M 240 as this makes it obsolete. I believe the mirrorless system ...
    Barry - Bhphotovideo.com 27 Jun 2016
  • One Person Thought it Was Good in Terms of Connectivity
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    Two People Thought This Digital Camera Had an OK Noise Level
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    More Than 10 People Thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) Had a Good Lens

    Several people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) had a good autofocus and lens.

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    Has a Good Autofocus
    10 people agree
    3 people disagree
  • ... the camera I like is it's solid feel, large, high res viewfinder, the fast auto-focus, and it's superb technological advancements. I really don't really ...
    Larry - Bhphotovideo.com 10 Feb 2016
  • ... SL's photo and video quality are firstrate, its continuous shooting is fast with excellent autofocus in good light, and it has almost all the features ...
    CNET.co.uk 19 Oct 2015
  • ... SL's photo and video quality are firstrate, its continuous shooting is fast with excellent autofocus in good light, and it has almost all the features ...
    CNET.com 19 Oct 2015
  • ... photo and video quality are first-rate, its continuous shooting is fast with excellent autofocus in good light, and it has almost all the features you ...
    CNET.com.au 20 Oct 2015
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    Has a Good Lens
    6 people agree
    9 people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 10 people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) had a good viewfinder and several people thought that it was also mirrorless and had a good screen.

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    Has a Good Viewfinder
    13 people agree
    No people disagree
  • The Leica SL is a high end 24MP full-frame mirrorless camera that has an astonishing 'EyeRes' high-resolution viewfinder, an incredibly high level of build ...
    DP Review 22 Feb 2017
  • ... system: the Leica SL. It combines a new lens system (using the existing mount from the T) with an extremely high resolution viewfinder and a sensor based ...
    DP Review 28 Oct 2015
  • ... new system offers numerous professional features, an electronic viewfinder with extremely high resolution, a very fast AF system, a massive and robust ...
    shutterbug.com 23 Dec 2015
  • ... Horseman in the film days), and this is the best camera I have used. Viewfinder is brilliant and accurate. Image quality is incredible. While my Leica ...
    GEORGE - Bhphotovideo.com 6 Jun 2016
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    Mirrorless
    8 people agree
    4 people disagree
    Has a Good Screen
    2 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    8 Out of 10 People Thought it Produced Good Quality Photos

    More than 10 people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was really able to produce good images and had a good picture resolution. Several people also thought that it had a good ISO range, image sensor and picture quality.

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    Very Able to Produce Good Images
    13 people agree
    7 people disagree
  • As with most Leicas, it takes great pictures. But unlike most Leicas, it is built like a tank; to enjoy the features, you will have to get past its weight ...
    todayonline.com 14 Dec 2015
  • ... primarily on natural light and the ISO capabilities are phenomenal, rendering excellent images and detail even in the toughest of light conditions. 11 ...
    Lifeinanimage - Bhphotovideo.com 2 May 2016
  • ... camera! I have a lot of Canon L glass, and with the adapter, it produces beautiful images. The camera is easy to use and intuitive...
    Null - Bhphotovideo.com 29 Jan 2017
  • ... finish, to name a few. In short, it looks good, it feels good, it takes incredible pictures, and it is a joy to use...
    Robert - Bhphotovideo.com 13 Jan 2017
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    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    11 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Has a Good ISO Range
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Image Sensor
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Majority of Owners Thought This Digital Camera Was Good for Video Capture

    More than 10 people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) was outstanding for video recording.

  • ... SL, a powerful pro-oriented mod... With Leica-quality photo and video plus fast performance, the Leica SL has a lot to recommend. But the uncomfortable ...
    CNET.com.au 20 Oct 2015
  • ... SL, a powerful pro-oriented mod... With Leica-quality photo and video plus fast performance, the Leica SL has a lot to recommend. But the uncomfortable ...
    CNET.com 19 Oct 2015
  • ... SL, a powerful pro-oriented mod... With Leica-quality photo and video plus fast performance, the Leica SL has a lot to recommend. But the uncomfortable ...
    CNET.co.uk 19 Oct 2015
  • ... weathersealed build oozes quality. Unconventional controls work well. Detailed 4K video. Dual card slots. Good Auto ISO implementation. Overa. Expensive. ...
    DP Review 22 Feb 2017
  • Some Customers Thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) Did Not Have a Good Flash

    Two people thought that the Leica SL (Typ 601) had a bad flash.

  • ... Expensive. Lens system in its infancy. Some controls can't be remapped. Omits built-in flash. Sleek design. Lightweight. Slimline. Smaller option feels ...
    PC Mag 19 Oct 2015
  • ... light with my hand and that is very akward. 5. Needs a cover for the flash shoe contacts when not in use...
    Tom - Bhphotovideo.com 28 Mar 2018
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Higher than average megapixels
    6000 x 4000 pixels image resolution
    Wide range of optical zooms depending on lens used
    4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution
    Higher than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Optical image stabilisation may be available with some lenses
    Wide range of minimum aperture numbers depending on lens used
    Very short camera shutter speed
    Has a GPS
    Has an anti-dust function
    Wide range of maximum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    400 battery life
    6000 x 4000 still image resolution
    Supports dioptic correction
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Has a vari-angle LCD display
    Has a touchscreen
    Has a wind filter
    Has a tripod mount
    Has a second display
    Higher than average display resolution
    Has a microphone in
    Larger than average viewfinder screen size
    Wide range of minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) depending on lens used
    Supports live view
    Has a headphone output
    4096 x 2160 pixels video resolution
    3 USB version
    Average display diagonal
    Heavier than average
    Does not feature bluetooth

    What the Reviews Say

    The vast majority of owners thought this digital camera was reliable
    6 out of 10 people thought this digital camera had a good design
    The majority of people thought it was easy to use
    Most people thought it had nice technical features
    More than 10 people thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) had a good lens
    The vast majority of people thought it had a good screen or viewfinder
    8 out of 10 people thought it produced good quality photos
    The majority of owners thought this digital camera was good for video capture
    6 out of 10 people thought it was not good in terms of size
    Some customers thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) did not have a good flash
    Higher Than Average Megapixels

    The megapixels of digital cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 15MP. The megapixels of the Leica SL (Typ 601) of 24MP is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 8% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    6000 X 4000 Pixels Image Resolution

    The highest image resolution of the SL (Typ 601) is 6000 x 4000 pixels. That's 51% higher resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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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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    4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

    The SL (Typ 601) has a maximum video resolution of 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 5976 x 3992 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 4096 x 2160 is known as 4K.

    A video resolution of 4096 x 2160 is known as 4K.

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    Higher Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the SL (Typ 601) of 50,000 is higher than 94% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Optical Image Stabilisation May Be Available With Some Lenses

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

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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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    Very Short Camera Shutter Speed

    Digital cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The camera shutter speed of the Leica SL (Typ 601) of only 0.0000625s is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 92% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Heavier Than Average

    The weight of the Leica SL (Typ 601) of 771g is very heavy compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 96% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 2.7kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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    Has a GPS
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    The Leica SL (Typ 601) has a GPS, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have a GPS.

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    Has an Anti-Dust Function

    The Leica SL (Typ 601) has an anti-dust function. 92% of digital cameras do not have an anti-dust function.

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

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

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    400 Battery Life

    The SL (Typ 601) is a digital camera that takes 400 shots battery life.

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    6000 X 4000 Still Image Resolution

    The SL (Typ 601) supports a maximum still image resolution of 6000 x 4000. That's 71% higher resolution than the most common resolution of 4320 x 3240. This Leica camera also supports a still image resolution of 6000x4000 and 3936x2624. The worst resolution of all cameras is 6000 x 3368 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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    Does Not Feature Bluetooth

    Like most other digital cameras, the SL (Typ 601) does not feature bluetooth. 94% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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    Supports Dioptic Correction

    The Leica SL (Typ 601) supports dioptic correction, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not support dioptic correction.

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    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The SL (Typ 601) supports Wi-Fi. 74% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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    Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

    The SL (Typ 601) has a vari-angle LCD display, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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    Has a Touchscreen

    The SL (Typ 601) has a touchscreen. 84% of cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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    Average Display Diagonal
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    The SL (Typ 601)'s display diagonal of 2.95" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 39% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Has a Wind Filter

    The Leica SL (Typ 601) has a wind filter, unlike 97% of cameras which do not have a wind filter.

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The SL (Typ 601) has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Has a Second Display

    The SL (Typ 601) has a second display, unlike 99% of cameras which do not have a second display.

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    Higher Than Average Display Resolution

    The SL (Typ 601)'s display resolution of 1,040,000 pixels is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 87% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest display resolution of digital cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Has a Microphone in

    The SL (Typ 601) has a microphone in. 90% of digital cameras do not have a microphone in.

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    Larger Than Average Viewfinder Screen Size

    Cameras have viewfinder screen sizes of between 0.5" and 8", and the average viewfinder screen size is 0.89". The viewfinder screen size of the SL (Typ 601) of 0.66" is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 90% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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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 Leica SL (Typ 601) supports live view, which is unusual. 85% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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    Has a Headphone Output

    The SL (Typ 601) has a headphone output, which is unusual. 94% of digital cameras do not have a headphone output.

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    4096 X 2160 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the SL (Typ 601) is 4096 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is actually the best supported resolution across all digital cameras. In addition, this camera supports video resolutions of 1080x720 pixels, 3840x2160 pixels and 4096x2160 pixels.

    Across similar types of camera the worst supported resolution is 1024 x 1024 pixels.

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    3 USB Version

    The SL (Typ 601) supports a 3 USB version which is newer than the 2 USB version supported by most digital cameras.

    An 1.1 USB version is the worst supported USB version across similar types of digital camera.

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    Popularity

    Popularity

    The Leica SL (Typ 601) has been listed on Kagoo since December 2017 and is currently ranked number 250 out of 546 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 SL (Typ 601), and ranked it:

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

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Leica SL (Typ 601)
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
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    Value for Money of Similar Digital Cameras

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    What the Reviews Say

    More than 10 people thought the Leica SL (Typ 601) was not priced reasonably
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    Age

    Leica SL (Typ 601) Release Date

    January 2017

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    Leica SL (Typ 601) Specification

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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    leica groups23, leica 10850fl, leica f284

    Barcodes

     00192223012066,  00252328818298,  00799429108502,  04022243108509,  04022243111752,  09601121422361

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