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Leica X2

£1,299.00
£927.00 £372.00 cheaper than 58 days ago
PhotographyBlog.com Recommended hi-tech.mail.ru/ Recommended
A multi award winning and 4 year old compact camera
Compact 16.2MP 1x No Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Leica X2 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Leica X2 number 824 across all digital cameras.
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Why Has it Scored 41?

It has good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%, based on 14 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus one other site. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Leica digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
Customers report good technical features.
The X2 is missing some features:
Very small optical zoom
Quite small display diagonal
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

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How Big is the Leica X2?

The Leica X2 is 124mm wide and 69mm tall. It is 52mm deep and weighs 345g.

Leica X2 front dimensions

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Leica X2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This camera received a "Recommended" award from both websites PhotographyBlog.com and Hi-Tech.mail.ru/, both of which said that this Leica camera was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Good

On average, based on 14 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, Digital Versus and Pocket Lint this Leica digital camera has an overall expert rating of 80%.

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Leica Digital Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

Based on 880 owner and expert reviews (including 314 verified purchases), Leica has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Leica also has excellent ratings specifically within its digital cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Leica camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

Two people thought it had good features.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old, and at £927.00 it is more expensive than 86% of cameras.

Price Has Gone Down by £372 (29%)

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Leica X2 and the United Kingdom price of £927.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $1,514.24 (£1,971.84).

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Leica X2 of 16.2MP is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Leica X2 of only 1x is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Leica X2's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Weight

The weight of the Leica X2 of 345g is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Leica X2 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Supports Live View

The Leica X2 supports live view, which is unusual. 84% of digital cameras do not support live view.

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4288 X 2856 Pixels Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Leica X2 is 4288 x 2856 pixels. That's 23% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports still image resolutions of 3264 x 2160 pixels, 2144 x 1424 pixels and 1632 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 pixels (worst) to 6016 x 4016 pixels (best).

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Quite Large Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Leica X2 of 16 is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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450 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life, including the Leica X2 which takes 450 battery life.

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Fairly Big Internal Memory

Across all the digital cameras the internal memory range from 1MB to 32GB, and the average internal memory is 390MB. The Leica X2's internal memory of 110MB is in the biggest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The Leica X2's display diagonal of only 2.7" is fairly small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 0.5" and the largest being 9".

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2014.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00009608235591, 00799429184506, 00799429184520, 04022243184503, 04022243184527

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