Summary Leica M8

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Body only
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Kit
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Score Snapsort rank
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Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-H 28.7x19mm
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Megapixels
Help 10.4 MP
Movie format
Help None
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Light sensitivity
Help 2,500 ISO
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Pros

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The Leica M8 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Rangefinder
Thickness Thin Help
1.5"
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting

Cons

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The Leica M8 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
663 ISO
Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
59.0
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10.4 MP
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Weight Heavy Help
591 g
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
8 seconds
Movie format No movies Help
None
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Color depth Little color depth Help
21.1 bits
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Announced Old Help
September 2006
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Popularity Not so popular Help
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