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Leica X (Typ  113) Digital Camera

£1,389.00
Compact Camera 16.2MP 1x CMOS Oct 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Supports video recording
Easy to use
15 Reviews + 1 Award
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

One expert review site concluded that they would endorse this compact camera. This camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and PC Mag the average expert rating of this Leica digital camera is 71 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 751 expert and owner reviews (including 20 verified purchases), Leica has good ratings for its digital cameras. Leica also has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to use. Three years ago website Bhphotovideo.com said in their review of the Leica X (Typ  113) “Easy to Use”. Pcmag.com wrote on expert website PC Mag “A new manual focus ring is a pleasure to use”.


Good in Low Light

Two owners who reviewed the Leica X (Typ  113) considered that it was good in low light. Website Bhphotovideo.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote in their review of this digital camera “Good in Low Light”. Av mentioned in their review of this digital camera “It has incredible low light capability” .


Video

Supports Video Recording

The X (Typ  113) supports video recording. Most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported video resolutions on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Leica released the X (Typ  113) in October 2014.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the X (Typ  113) has a relatively typical display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Price

Expensive

We think this Leica camera looks expensive compared to other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. We checked 25 similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago and they range in price from £301 to £2,099.


Lens System

Very Small Optical Zoom

At only 1 times zoom factor, the X (Typ  113) has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera. The optical zooms of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1x to 30x.

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Very Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 1.7) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. The minimum aperture numbers of compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this camera range from 1.7 to 4.5, and the average minimum aperture number is 2.6.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The X (Typ  113) has a wrist strap included, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The X (Typ  113) has a batteries included, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a battery charger included, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Hand Strap

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a hand strap, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The X (Typ  113) has an HDMI. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also have an HDMI.

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Camera

Very High Playback Zoom (max)

At 16 times zoom factor, the X (Typ  113) has a very high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for more than two years. Cameras of this spec and age have playback zoom (max) of between 8x and 16x.

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Weight & Dimensions

Heavy

With a weight of 451 grams, the Leica X (Typ  113) is quite heavy compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have weights of between 180g and 740g, and the average weight is 340g.

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Light Exposure

Supports Seven ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the X (Typ  113) is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 320, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this Leica camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this camera.

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Picture Quality

Only 2144 X 1424 Still Image Resolution

The X (Typ  113) has a higher still image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This digital camera has a 2144 x 1424 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of this age and type have a 384 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4928 x 3264, 4272 x 2856, 3264 x 2160, 2144 x 1424 and 1632 x 1080 and 4944 x 3278. The still image resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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4928 X 3264 Pixels Image Resolution

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a 4928 x 3264 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. Most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution.

This digital camera's image resolution (4928 x 3264 pixels) is in fact the best image resolution amongst all compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

A 4000 x 3000 pixels maximum image resolution is the worst image resolution amongst similar types of digital camera.

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16.2 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16.2 megapixels camera.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00799429184407, 00799429184414, 04022243184404, 04022243184411

Leica X (Typ  113) Review Sources

To prepare this Leica X (Typ  113) review we compared this digital camera to 1,217 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 311,674 product attributes, 178,028 digital camera reviews and 4,186,700 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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