Leica M-E

Last Updated (16 May’13):
- Review & Sample Photos @ Imaging-resource

Leica M-E is a 18.0-Megapixels Full Frame CCD Sensor Digital Rangefinder Camera with Fits Leica M-Mount Lenses. It features Manual Focus with Optical Viewfinder, 2.5″ TFT LCD with 230,000 Pixels, Omitted Low-pass Filter for Fine Detail, ISO Sensitivity Up to 2500, Low-Noise Shutter, All Metal Die-Cast Magnesium Body, Anthracite Gray Finish with Leather Trim, Included Adobe Lightroom Software. The camera measures (W x D x H) approx. 139 x 37 x 80 mm (5,5 x 1,7 x 3,1 in.) and weight 585 g (20.6 oz).

Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

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Leica M-E Reviews

Imaging-resource reviews the Leica M-E and writes;
“Shutter speeds range from 1/4,000 second to 32 seconds, plus a bulb mode that enables exposures as long as 240 seconds, and are set with a physical dial on the camera’s top deck. Flash x-sync is at 1/180 second max. White balance modes include Auto, seven presets, Manual, and a direct color temperature entry ranging from 2000 to 12,800 Kelvin. You can also adjust saturation, contrast, and sharpness for JPEG images.”
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Leica M-E User Manual (PDF)

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Leica M-E Features

Leica M-E is a compact full-format camera system which offers rangefinder technology to delivers the essence of rangefinder photography. It also has quiet shutter action, discreet, compact and concentrated on the essential photographic functions and intuitive to use that makes this camera more ideal for rangefinder photography. In addition, Leica M-E is equipped with a high-resolution, 18 MP CCD sensor in full 35 mm format which allows you to capture outstanding images quality.


The sensor works perfectly on the camera when combined with the superior performance of M-Lenses. It placed with a special layout of the micro lens to make it tolerant of oblique light rays impinging on its surface, and guarantees uniform exposure and extreme sharpness from corner to corner in every image. Moreover, Leica M-E also has classic design which expresses clarity, and equipped with an attractive new leather-style trim, which also provides enhanced grip for steadier shooting.


Leica M-E Features:

+ 18MP Full Frame CCD Sensor

+ Fits Leica M-Mount Lenses

+ 2.5″ TFT LCD with 230,000 Pixels

+ Manual Focus with Optical Viewfinder

+ Omitted Low-pass Filter for Fine Detail

+ ISO Sensitivity Up to 2500

+ Low-Noise Shutter

+ All Metal Die-Cast Magnesium Body

+ Anthracite Gray Finish with Leather Trim

+ Included Adobe Lightroom Software

See also: Digital Camera | Digital SLR Cameras | Leica

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