Leica M Typ 240 Review

Overall Score

59

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 6400 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (rangefinder) Viewfinder
  • 3 fps continuous shooting
  • 1920 x 1080 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 139 x 80 x 42 mm, 680g.
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Leica M Typ 240 Overview


First introduced in September, 2012, Leica M Typ 240 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Leica M Typ 240 comes with a Full Frame sensor - 36 x 24 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.27 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Leica M Typ 240 ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Leica M Typ 240 has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 864.0 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Leica M Typ 240


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica M Typ 240 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
24MP High Resolution Sensor
3.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Environmental Sealing
Flash Sync Port
External Flash
RAW Support
920k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
3 AE Bracketing Range
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No AF Face Detection
Weight: 680g
No Articulating Screen
No Image Stabilization
Slow Continuous Shooting: 920 fps
Low Battery Life: 500 shots
Type Scores

Leica M Typ 240 has an Overall Score of 59/100 and ranked #162 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #351 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica M Typ 240 Scores
Imaging score
70
Features score
42
Value for money score
58
Portability score
81
Overall score
59
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Leica M Typ 240


Leica M Typ 240 weighs 680g and has external dimensions of 139 x 80 x 42mm (5.47 x 3.15 x 1.65"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Leica M Typ 240 is 11 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica M Typ 240
680g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica M Typ 240
42mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica M Typ 240 with the dimensions:

Leica M Typ 240

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight M Typ 240 Dimensions M Typ 240
Leica M Typ 262 Leica M Typ 262 600 g 680 g 139 x 80 x 42 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Leica M9 Leica M9 585 g 680 g 139 x 80 x 37 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Leica SL Leica SL 847 g 680 g 147 x 104 x 39 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Fujifilm X-Pro2 495 g 680 g 141 x 83 x 56 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Leica M10 Leica M10 660 g 680 g 139 x 39 x 80 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Leica M9-P Leica M9-P 600 g 680 g 139 x 80 x 37 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Sony Alpha A7 II Sony A7 II 599 g 680 g 127 x 96 x 60 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Leica M-E Typ 220 Leica M-E Typ 220 585 g 680 g 139 x 80 x 37 mm 139 x 80 x 42 mm

Specifications of Leica M Typ 240


General
Brand Leica
Model M Typ 240
Announced September, 2012
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica M
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 59
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 920k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (rangefinder)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.68
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 0
Number of Cross Focus Points
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 3.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes Front Curtain, Rear Curtain, Slow sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 5952 x 3976
Max Native ISO 6400
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
Video Formats Motion JPEG
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 500 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 680 g
Physical Dimensions 139 x 80 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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