Leica Q (TYP 116) reviews and prices: Compact camera

8 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

£3677 at 1 retailer out of 422 retailers checked

9.5 out of 10 based on 8 reviews.
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George, Glossop Professional photographer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Super fast focusing and a beautiful image. the 35 and 50 crop works well too.
Bad points:
The Cost is a bit high and once it stuck on continuous mode.

Can sometimes have buffering issues.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 08 Feb 2016

Stephen, Oxford Experienced amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Fantastic lens, very fast focussing with great build quality and a straightforward, uncluttered interface.
Bad points:
I am not totally convinced by the ergonomics – greatly improved by a good hand grip though. Main gripe is the EVF, as it's not ideal for spectacle wearers, making corners/edges difficult to see, and the rubber protection on the EVF surround is too small. There is also a tendency for the switch between EVF and LCD to be too easily triggered when reviewing photos, even when set to low sensitivity.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Feb 2016

This Leica Q (TYP 116) is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 24
Screen size (Inches) 3
Touchscreen Yes

Also known as: Leica Q Review, Q (TYP 116)

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Manufacturer's Description

Full-frame sensor, fixed-focus lens, unlimited creativity. With the fastest lens in its class and 24 megapixel CMOS full-frame sensor, you can rely on your Leica Q in every situation. Even in adverse lighting conditions, images of stunning quality can still be achieved.

Superb quality
Made in Germany, the high quality materials and outstanding craftmanship guarantee maximum durability. The top cover is milled from a solid aluminium block, while the housing is finished in magnesium and all labels and markings on the adjustment wheels are laser engraved. The thumb rest on the back of the camera and the diamond pattern of the exterior finish make the Leica Q beautifully easy to grip.

Whether your subject involves depth of field, an available-light situation or a macro photography shot, the Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. provides everything you need to express yourself photographically. Its classic 28mm focal length is perfect for street, architectural and landscape photography. Its lens, the fastest in its class, combined with a specially designed 24 MP CMOS full-frame sensor, provides detailed images of unsurpassed quality: up to ISO 50,000.

The integrated viewfinder of the Leica Q is activated as soon as the camera is brought up to the eye. It faithfully displays the camera’s image at any time, right down to the smallest detail and without any perceptible delay. With its resolution of 3.68 MP, it surpasses all other electronic viewfinders. The autofocus is also outstanding, capturing with ultimate sharpness at maximum speed. The new Maestro II series processor works extremely rapidly and allows a serial image speed of up to 10 frames per second at full resolution. And of course, the images are instantly available as a JPEG in playback mode.

Intuitive controls
The controls of the Leica Q provide quick access to all relevant options and opportunities. For example, auto-focus can be set either using buttons or via the touch screen. Prefer to focus manually? Then let the innovative Live View aids “Focus-Peaking” and “Live View Zoom” assist you. Easy to use, the Leica Q helps you implement your ideas perfectly – at the press of a button.

Built-in Wi-Fi
The built-in Wi-Fi module on the Leica Q makes it easy to share your pictures and videos on social networks. Images can be downloaded to your smartphone, tablet or computer via WLAN and the complimentary Leica Q app. The app also allows the Leica Q to be operated remotely. For example, set the time and aperture on your device and use it as a remote-control release. In this way, blur-free long exposures and recordings are possible from unusual angles – and also as moving images. What’s more, you can record video in Full-HD and web-friendly MP4.

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