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Leica X-E

68

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Leica X-E

£995.00
Leica X-E
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A classic but 3 year old compact camera, good for landscape photography
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Oct 2014
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Leica X-E Review

With very good reviews but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Leica X-E number 470 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
1 Review
55
Value for Money
Average
66
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
68
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 68?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Smaller than average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Very low display resolution
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared this Leica digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for landscape photography, ranking number 430 in landscape photography cameras. It is also very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 429 in wildlife photography cameras.
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Landscape Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

How Big is the Leica X-E?

The Leica X-E is 124mm wide and 69mm tall. It is 51.5mm deep and weighs 316g.

Leica X-E front dimensions
Leica X-E size in context

Leica X-E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This digital camera received an expert rating of 70% from PhotographyBlog.com.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 846 user and expert reviews (including 313 verified purchases) for Leica digital 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.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £995.00 it is in the most expensive 17% of digital cameras.

Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica X-E and the United Kingdom price of £995.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,250.00 (£1,722.25).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Leica released the X-E in October 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The Leica X-E's sensor megapixels of 16.2MP is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 37% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The Leica X-E's optical zoom of only 1x is in the smallest 2% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica X-E's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 62% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Leica X-E's weight of 316g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is heavier than 35% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X-E has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Leica X-E of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Digital cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Internal Memory

The internal memory of the Leica X-E of 110MB is bigger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 5% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average internal memory of all cameras is 50MB, with the smallest being 1MB and the biggest being 700MB.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The display diagonal of the Leica X-E of only 2.7" is smaller than 85% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Leica X-E's maximum aperture number of only 16 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 77% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica X-E has a shoe mounting point, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Smaller Than Average Image Sensor Size

The Leica X-E's image sensor size of only 0.357" is very small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 3% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The image sensor sizes of cameras range from 0.25" to 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.47".

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica X-E's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

leica 18454

Barcodes:

00799429184544, 04022243184541

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