Leica Q2 Review

Overall Score

85

Main Features

  • 47 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 28 mm (1x) F1.7 Zoom Lens
  • 50 - 50000 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3680k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 130 x 80 x 92 mm, 718g.
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  • Replaced: Q

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Leica Q2 Overview


First introduced in March, 2019, Leica Q2 is a 47 MP Compact with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Leica replaced the older Leica Q with Q2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Leica Q2 with Leica Q


Leica Q2 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 Q2 ~ 8396 x 5597 pixels.

Leica Q2 has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 864.0 mm².

There are approximate 46,992,412 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Leica Q2 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Leica Q2 Leica Q2 2019 47MP 50 - 50000 718g 130 x 80 x 92mm
Leica Q-P Leica Q-P 2018 24MP 100 - 50000 640g 130 x 80 x 93mm
Leica Q Leica Q 2015 24MP 100 - 50000 640g 130 x 80 x 93mm

Proc and Cons of Leica Q2


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica Q2 with competitors in large sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Optical Image Stabilization
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
47MP High Resolution Sensor
1040k dots Screen Resolution
Long Battery Life: 370 shots
Manual Exposure Mode
Environmental Sealing
3680k dot Viewfinder Resolution
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
50000 Max Native ISO
20.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
UHS-II Memory Card Support
Timelapse Recording
49 Focus Points
Focus Bracketing
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Type Scores

Leica Q2 has an Overall Score of 85/100 and ranked #1 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #33 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica Q2 Scores
Imaging score
85
Features score
76
Value for money score
78
Portability score
75
Overall score
85
Average Scores in Large Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
49
Features Score
59
Value For Money Score
70
Portability Score
85
Overall score
59

Physical Dimensions of Leica Q2


Leica Q2 weighs 718g and has external dimensions of 130 x 80 x 92mm (5.12 x 3.15 x 3.62"). Considering that the average weight of Large Sensor Compact cameras is 389g, Leica Q2 is 329 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category. Leica Q2 is more by 15mm more than the average length in Large Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica Q2
718g
Average weight
389g
Min weight
206g
Max weight
1040g

Thickness Comparison
Large Sensor Compact Cameras


Leica Q2
92mm
Average Thickness
54mm
Min Thickness
31mm
Max Thickness
122mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica Q2 with the dimensions:

Leica Q2

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight Q2 Dimensions Q2
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 718 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1R II Sony RX1R II 507 g 718 g 113 x 65 x 72 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Leica Q-P Leica Q-P 640 g 718 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Fujifilm X100F Fujifilm X100F 469 g 718 g 127 x 75 x 52 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Leica M10 Leica M10 660 g 718 g 139 x 39 x 80 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Sony Alpha A7R III Sony A7R III 657 g 718 g 127 x 96 x 74 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Fujifilm X100V Fujifilm X100V 478 g 718 g 128 x 75 x 53 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm
Sony Alpha A7 III Sony A7 III 650 g 718 g 127 x 96 x 74 mm 130 x 80 x 92 mm

Specifications of Leica Q2


General
Brand Leica
Model Q2
Announced March, 2019
Body Type Large sensor compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 17
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1040k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 3680
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.76
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 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/60 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 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 47 MP
Max Image Resolution 8368 x 5584
Max Native ISO 50000
Min Native ISO 50
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-SCL4
Physical
Weight 718 g
Physical Dimensions 130 x 80 x 92 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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