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Leica X (Typ  113)
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Leica X (Typ  113) Digital Camera

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16.2MP CMOS SDXC 3" Oct 2014
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Brillant Image QualityThe extremely fast initial aperture of its Leica-Summilux 35 mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens creates an exceptionally beautiful bokeh, as a result, the exploration of the creative... More
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23 Reasons For

One Industry Award

PhotographyBlog.com said that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and PC Mag this camera has an average expert rating of 71 out of 100.

Good Size

A number of Leica X (Typ  113) owners mentioned that it was compact. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag two years ago “The Leica X (Typ 113) prime compact camera has the brightest lens you'll find in its class.”. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review on expert website Ephotozine “The Leica X Typ 113 offers one of the brightest lenses available in a compact camera with an APS-C CMOS sensor, with an f/1.7 lens”. Photographyblog.com rated it 4 stars and wrote on PhotographyBlog.com “The Leica X (Typ 113) is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with an APS-C sized, 23.6x15.8mm CMOS sensor with a 3” in their review of the Leica X (Typ  113).

Leica Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

Leica is one of the superior camera brands according to average user and expert reviews, and Leica also has good reviews for its compact cameras.

Good Quality Lens

A number of Leica X (Typ  113) owners said in their reviews that it had a good lens. One Leica X (Typ  113) owner who purchased it reckoned that it had a good autofocus.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the Leica X (Typ  113) was easy to handle. Digitalversus.com wrote in their Leica X (Typ  113) review on expert review site Digital Versus “Even the manufacturing and handling have gotten better”.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was easy to use. Pcmag.com said on expert website PC Mag “A new manual focus ring is a pleasure to use”.

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Good Technical Features

One Leica X (Typ  113) owner who purchased the product considered that it had good features. Last year Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The new X features a bright 23mm f/1.7 lens, equivalent to 35mm in film format, instead of the 24mm f/2.8 lens on the X2 /” in their review of this digital camera and rated the product 70 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

One customer said in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Expert website Digitalversus.com scored it 4 stars and wrote in their review of this digital camera “It has a 35mm f/1.7 lens (the brightest of its kind), much faster performance, Full HD video and, finally”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Leica X (Typ  113) owner who purchased the Leica X (Typ  113) considered that it had a good screen. Digitalversus.com mentioned on expert website Digital Versus “A modern 2014-style display” in their review of the Leica X (Typ  113).

Good Quality Pictures

One Leica X (Typ  113) owner who purchased the Leica X (Typ  113) wrote that it was able to produce good images. Expert review site Amateurphotographer.co.uk said last year “If there’s one badge guaranteed to make photographer’s pulses race just that little bit faster, it’s the iconic red dot of Leica”.

Full HD HD Type

The HD type of this digital camera is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Cameras with a better memory card type that might be worth considering include the Canon 130[plb_377562_price] (HC MMC+|MMC|MMC+|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which is also cheaper.

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MOS Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CMOS sensor type, which is typical of many comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

If you are looking for a camera with a better sensor type then you might want to look at the Canon 130[plb_377562_price] (CCD) which is also cheaper.

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Very High Playback Zoom (max)

The average playback zoom (max) of cameras of a similar age and type to the X (Typ  113) is 11x. With a playback zoom (max) of 16 times zoom factor, the X (Typ  113) has a very high playback zoom (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the X (Typ  113).

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Has Six White Balances

The X (Typ  113) has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Daylight", "Flash", "Manual" and "Shade" are also found on this Leica camera.

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Has One Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Leica X (Typ  113) is more than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Leica camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the X (Typ  113).

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 16, the X (Typ  113) has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of compact cameras that were released around the same time as the X (Typ  113) is 11, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87.

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Supports Seven ISO Sensitivitys

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Leica X (Typ  113) is more than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivitys 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 and 6400 are also supported by this digital camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The X (Typ  113) supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that are a comparable age to the X (Typ  113).

The worst supported video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on cameras of this spec and age.

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± 3EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

The X (Typ  113) has a ± 3EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction which is wider than the ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction found on most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

This camera's light exposure correction (± 3EV (1/3EV step)) is in fact the best light exposure correction amongst all digital cameras of this age and spec.

The worst light exposure correction amongst similar types of camera is ± 2EV (1/3EV step).

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TFT Display

The X (Typ  113) has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight.

A TFT display is in fact the best display across all compact cameras that came out more than two years ago.

The worst display amongst comparable types of camera is LCD.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

Across all the compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the X (Typ  113) the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 4.5. At only 1.7, the Leica X (Typ  113) has a very small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the X (Typ  113).

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15 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One person considered that the Leica X (Typ  113) was not cheap. Expert website Pcmag.com said “It's expensive and has its share of quirks” however they gave it a rating of 4 stars.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The X (Typ  113) does not have a built-in flash, unlike most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the X (Typ  113).

It is worth also looking at alternative digital cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Canon 130[plb_377562_price].

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Leica X (Typ  113) does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other cameras of this spec and age which have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Canon 130[plb_377562_price] which is also cheaper.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The X (Typ  113) does not support wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not support wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most cameras that are a comparable age to the X (Typ  113) do not support Full HD video. The X (Typ  113) is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The X (Typ  113) does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not support video capability.

It is worth considering other cameras which also support video capability including the Canon 130[plb_377562_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not Waterproof

The X (Typ  113) is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the X (Typ  113) are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D

The X (Typ  113) is not 3D. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Leica X (Typ  113) does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Expensive

We think this compact camera looks expensive compared to other cameras of this age and spec. The cheapeast digital camera of this spec and age that we found costs £301 and the most expensive costs £2,499.

Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the X (Typ  113) is more than most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the X (Typ  113). The flash modess "Fill-in", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Leica camera.

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Heavy

The lightest comparable spec digital camera that was launched more than two years ago is 120g , the heaviest is 560g, and the average weight is 300g. With a weight of 451 grams, the X (Typ  113) is one of the heavier similar spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years amongst compact cameras of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a heavier weight then you might want to look at the Canon 130[plb_377562_price] (133g) which is also cheaper.

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Only Has Three Light Exposure Modess

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a greater number of light exposure modes than most digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Leica camera has a Manual light exposure modes, which is the most frequently found light exposure modes found on digital cameras of this age and spec. The light exposure modess "Aperture priority AE" and "Auto" are also found on this Leica digital camera.

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Only Two Number of Aspheric Elementss

The Leica X (Typ  113) is a two number of aspheric elements camera. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec have between one and eight number of aspheric elementss.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Leica X (Typ  113)

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this camera was released.

Average Display Diagonal

The Leica X (Typ  113) has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the X (Typ  113).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.2 megapixels, the Leica X (Typ  113) has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the X (Typ  113).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Sensor Format
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Normal Focusing Range
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
HDMI
USB Version
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Playback Zoom (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Packaging Content
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Wrist Strap Included

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(13)
23 February 2015

PhotographyBlog.com

The Leica X (Typ 113) is a 16.2 megapixel compact camera with an APS-C sized, 23.6x15.8mm CMOS sensor with a 3:2 aspect ratio, image-stabilized Leica Summilux 23mm f/1.7 lens with 10 elements in 8... Read more…

If there?s one badge guaranteed to make photographer?s pulses race just that little bit faster, it?s the iconic red dot of Leica. The German company has been making cameras for 90 years, and its... Read more…

13 February 2015

The Leica X Typ 113 offers one of the brightest lenses available in a compact camera with an APS-C CMOS sensor, with an f/1.7 lens. However, it's frustrating how the camera overides your manual...

30 October 2014

The Leica X (Typ 113) prime compact camera has the brightest lens you'll find in its class, but it's expensive and has its share of quirks...

23 September 2014

The Leica X (Typ 113) is an across-the-board improvement. It has a 35mm f/1.7 lens (the brightest of its kind), much faster performance, Full HD video and, finally, a modern 2014-style display....

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User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 20 November 2014 by AV

This camera is getting an unfair amount of criticism. A little background. I am a serious hobbyist who has enjoyed photography from the age of 14. I have owned my fair share of high end digital... Read more…

Easy to Use
Fast Shutter Speed
Good in Low Light
Great Resolution
Large Clear LCD
Still A Little Bigheavy
Reviewed 19 October 2014 by Onlinefred
Onlinefred would recommend the Leica X Typ 113 (Verified Purchase)

Focus faster than X-Vario, brighter I used it as my back up camera, when not using DSLR...

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