April 24th 2014 12:17 pm

Critic reviews

5.7
3 reviews
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    7.3
  • Video quality
  • Battery life
  • Design and form factor
    7.3
  • Durability
  • Speed (start-up time, lag)
    4.0
  • Ease of use
    6.0

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6.0
Gizmodo Jun 19, 2014

Unless you're buying a camera purely as a status symbol, there is nothing the Leica T offers that isn't bested by numerous other camera systems out there.

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5.0
PC Mag Jul 10, 2014

The Leica T (Typ 701) features a stunning aluminum unibody design, but it's not as robust as its price tag implies.

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8.0
Photography Blog May 12, 2014

With its Apple-like unibody design, cameraphone-like touchscreen interface and huge range of accessories, the Leica T is the ultimate step-up camera for the affluent consumer.

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Digital Photography Review Apr 23, 2014

The Leica T is a lovely camera to hold and use, with a touchscreen interface that will feel instantly familiar to smartphone users. Both lenses are sure to be superb, too. Of course rationally, the pricing looks absurd, but even so the Leica red dot is sure to have an irresistible draw for some.

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CNET May 11, 2014

Overall performance from my initial tests is good. Continuous shooting is consistent with Leica's results at 5 frames per second ... It's not all sunshine and rainbows unfortunately, as there are a few areas that the Leica misses out on: in-camera image stabilisation and dust removal.

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TechRadar Apr 24, 2014

While there's not a huge range of lenses currently available, the promise of more to come, and compatibility with existing lenses (via an adapter), makes it quite an appealing system to buy into.

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T3 Apr 24, 2014

The metal camera body is chiseled down from a single block of aluminium giving it a robust feel and very clean aesthetics. Despite the telltale Leica red dot logo, the design looks pleasingly futuristic, unlike the brand's usual retro designs.

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ePHOTOzine Apr 24, 2014

The Leica T features a stylish bare metal aluminium body, machined from a single block of aluminium. The camera will initially be available in silver, with the black version to follow. The camera has a minimalistic design and the classic red Leica dot on the front of the camera.

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