Leica M10 Review

Overall Score

55

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Optical (rangefinder) Viewfinder
  • 5 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 139 x 39 x 80 mm, 660g.
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Leica M10 Overview


First introduced in January, 2017, Leica M10 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (35.8 x 23.9 mm) sized CMOS sensor.


Leica M10 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 M10 ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Leica M10 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 M10


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica M10 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Viewfinder
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1037k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
External Flash
RAW Support
50000 Max Native ISO
5.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
Timelapse Recording
Flash Sync Port
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Image Stabilization
No Environmental Sealing
Low Battery Life: 210 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No AF Face Detection
Weight: 660g
Type Scores

Leica M10 has an Overall Score of 55/100 and ranked #180 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #420 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica M10 Scores
Imaging score
54
Features score
45
Value for money score
72
Portability score
81
Overall score
55
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 M10


Leica M10 weighs 660g and has external dimensions of 139 x 39 x 80mm (5.47 x 1.54 x 3.15"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Leica M10 is 31 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica M10
660g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica M10
80mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica M10 with the dimensions:

Leica M10

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight M10 Dimensions M10
Leica M Typ 240 Leica M Typ 240 680 g 660 g 139 x 80 x 42 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Leica M9 Leica M9 585 g 660 g 139 x 80 x 37 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Leica SL Leica SL 847 g 660 g 147 x 104 x 39 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Fujifilm X-Pro2 495 g 660 g 141 x 83 x 56 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Hasselblad X1D Hasselblad X1D 725 g 660 g 150 x 98 x 71 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 660 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T2 507 g 660 g 133 x 92 x 49 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm
Leica M9-P Leica M9-P 600 g 660 g 139 x 80 x 37 mm 139 x 39 x 80 mm

Specifications of Leica M10


General
Brand Leica
Model M10
Announced January, 2017
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 1037k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Optical (rangefinder)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.73
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 1/8 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 5.0 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 no built-in flash
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 3992
Max Native ISO 50000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution None
Video Formats
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 none
Battery
Battery Life 210 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model
Physical
Weight 660 g
Physical Dimensions 139 x 39 x 80 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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