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Leica Q (TYP 116)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 50 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. People really like the lens and image quality. The usability and portability are also appreciated, whereas comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the flash and battery.

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 Opinions about the focus and design are on the whole positive. The performance and usability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and price, and there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

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

Mar, 2018

Product Specifications


Audio formats supported:AAC
Built-In Microphone: 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
Scene modes:Beach, Candlelight, Landscape, Night portrait, Panorama, Portrait, Snow, Sports, Sunset
Self-timer delay:2,12
White Balance:Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Halogen, Manual, Shade


Colour of product:Black


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


Focus adjustment:Auto/Manual

Lens System

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

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity:100, 51200, Auto
ISO sensitivity (max):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


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

Picture Quality

Camera Type:Compact Camera
Image formats supported:JPG, RAW
Image sensor size (W x H):36 x 24
Image stabilizer: 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
Supported aspect ratios:3:2
Total MegaPixels:26.3

Ports & interfaces

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


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


HD type:Full HD
Maximum Video Resolution:1920 x 1080
Motion JPEG frame rate:50
Video formats supported:MP4
Video recording: Yes


Viewfinder Type:Electronic

Weight & Dimensions

Height :9.3
Weight (including battery):640