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Leica X-E

£899.00
A 3 year old compact digital camera with average reviews but poor features
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Leica X-E Review

With average reviews and at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Leica X-E number 376 across all digital cameras.
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Missing Some Features
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33
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 33?

It has ok expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Canon digital 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 2017.
It is missing some features:
Very small optical zoom
Quite small display diagonal
Quite small image sensor size
Very short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)

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 mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 299 in landscape photography cameras. It is also mediocre for wildlife photography, ranking number 306 in wildlife photography cameras.
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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

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Leica X-E In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This camera received a rating of 70% from expert review website PhotographyBlog.com.

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Leica Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 909 expert and owner reviews (including 317 verified purchases) for Leica digital cameras and found that on average Leica has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Leica digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £899.00 it is more expensive than 85% 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 £899.00 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,441.99 (£1,895.21).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Leica X-E of 16.2MP is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 65% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Leica X-E's optical zoom of only 1x is quite small compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 11% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica X-E's minimum aperture number of only 2.8 is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Leica X-E of 316g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 66% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X-E has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Quite Big Internal Memory

The smallest internal memory of digital cameras is 1MB, the biggest is 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The internal memory of the Leica X-E of 110MB is fairly big compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the Leica X-E of only 2.7" is in the smallest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Small Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Leica X-E of only 0.357" is in the smallest 3% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Cameras have image sensor sizes of between 0.25" and 1.5", and the average image sensor size is 0.5".

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Leica X-E's maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 36mm is in the shortest 8% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Shoe Mounting Point

The Leica X-E has a shoe mounting point, unlike 90% of digital cameras which do not have a shoe mounting point.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera was released in October 2014.


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