Summary Leica M8

Prices Price
Body only
Unknown
Kit
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 47
Specifications Key specs
Sensor size
Help APS-H 28.7x19.0mm
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

Lens availability More lenses available Help
38 lenses
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/8000 of a second
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Rangefinder
Sensor size Slightly larger than average sensor Help
APS-H 28.7x19.0mm

Cons

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The Leica M8 vs other recent mirrorless cameras

Overall image quality Low overall image quality Help
59.0
Screen size Small screen Help
2.5"
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Dynamic range Narrower dynamic range Help
11.3 EV
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Autofocus Manual focus only Help
None
3D Doesn't take 3D photos Help
No 3d support
Live view No live view Help
Preview with viewfinder
Announced Old Help
September, 2006
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Low light performance Noisy at high ISO Help
663 ISO
Movie format No movies Help
None
Color depth Less color depth Help
21.1 bits
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
10.4 MP
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Weather sealed No weather sealing Help
Need to shelter it from weather
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2 fps
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Weight Very heavy Help
591 g
Built-in flash No built-in flash Help
Professional
Longest exposure Very short exposures Help
8 seconds

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