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Leica Q (TYP 116)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Leica Q (TYP 116). The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers really like the lens and image quality. The usability and portability are also mentioned favorably. The flash and battery get negative comments, while there are some mixed opinions about the reliability.

performance, portability, usability, image quality, lens

price, battery, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Leica Q (TYP 116) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Leica Q (TYP 116)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 8 user reviews of Leica Q (TYP 116) from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People are impressed by the focus and design. The performance and usability are also appreciated. Comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the viewfinder and price.

portability, usability, performance, design, focus

price, viewfinder

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Leica Q (Typ 116), black anodizedLeica Q (Typ 116), black anodized

Sep, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Audio system:STEREO
Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Voice Recording: Yes


Battery Capacity:1200
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type:BP - DC12
Battery voltage:7.2
Power source type:Battery


GPS (satellite): No
Image quality adjustment:Contrast, Saturation, Sharpness
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer delay:2,12 / 3,5,10
Tripod mounting supported:Y
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Halogen, Manual, Shade / Auto, Cloudy, Flash, Halogen, Manual, Shade


Colour of product:Black / White
Energy Star certified:N


Display diagonal:7.62
Display resolution (numeric):104000 / 1040000
Vari-angle LCD display: No


Auto focusing (AF) modes:Contrast Detection Auto Focus, Face detection, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Closest focusing distance:0.17
Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

Digital Zoom:1.8
Filter Size:4.9
Focal length range (f-f):1.7 - 28
Lens structure (elements/groups):11/9
Maximum aperture number:1.7 / 16
Minimum aperture number:1.7 / 16
Number of aspheric elements:3

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 51200, Auto / 50000
ISO sensitivity (max):50000 / 51200
ISO sensitivity (min):100
Light exposure correction:± 3EV (1/3EV step)
Light exposure modes:Aperture priority AE, Auto, Manual, Shutter priority AE
Light metering:Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot


Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC, SDXC / SD,SDHC,SDXC


Near Field Communication (NFC):Y / Yes
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Batteries included:Y
Cables included:AC, USB
Wrist strap included:Y

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact Camera
Image formats supported:DNG,JPEG / JPG, RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):36 x 24
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Maximum image resolution:6000 x 4000
Sensor Type:CMOS
Still image resolution(s):6000 x 4000\n4272 x 2848\n2976 x 1984\n1600 x 1080\n4800 x 3200\n3424 x 2288\n2384 x 1592\n1280 x 856\n3360 x 2240\n2400 x 1600\n1680 x 1120\n896 x 600 / 6000 × 4000, 4272× 2848, 2976 × 1984, 1600 × 1080, 4800 × 3200, 3424× 2288, 2384× 1592, 1280 × 856, 3360 × 2240, 2400 × 1600, 1680 × 1120, 896 × 600
Supported aspect ratios:2:3 / 3:2
Total MegaPixels:26.3

Ports & interfaces

USB connector:MICRO-USB
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0


Camera shutter type:electronic, mechanical
Fastest camera shutter speed:1/2000 / 1/6000
Slowest camera shutter speed:30

Technical Details

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Housing material:Aluminium, Magnesium
Lens cap included:Y
Viewfinder resolution:3680000


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:50 / 60
Video formats supported:MP4
Video recording:Y / Yes
Video Resolutions:1280 x 720,1920 x 1080


Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8 / 93
Height :80 / 9.3
Weight (including battery):640
Width:13 / 130