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Leica T (Typ 701)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 reviews of Leica T (Typ 701). The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and portability are generally positive. The usability and design are also appreciated. There are some mixed reviews about the price, and some have doubts about the flash and low light performance.

performance, design, usability, portability, image quality

focus, low-light, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Leica T (Typ 701) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Leica T (Typ 701)


alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of Leica T (Typ 701) from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Opinions about the portability and design are generally positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the focus and memory. The flash and low light performance get negative views.

performance, usability, price, design, portability

durability, low-light, flash

56% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

Leica T


Leica's new CSC is expensive, stylish and that's about it

Sleek, finely polished design, excellent touchscreen, competitive price for a Leica

Slightly fiddly AF, expensive lenses, Doesn’t do enough to justify its price

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Amy Davies (

Leica T review


A back to basics compact system camera from the premium manufacturer

High quality build ; Simple control ; Leica reputation

High price ; Limited number of lenses currently available

It's good to see Leica embracing new technologies and new ways of controling a camera to give it greater appeal for the next generation of well-heeled photographers.

Apr, 2014

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Leica T (typ 701)


With a body machined from a single solid block of aluminium that is said to be hand-polished for 45 minutes, and a design done in coordination with Audi Design, the Leica T is both pleasing to the eye and a pleasure to use. This CSC has an APS-C 16.5MP...

Expert review by : Jonathan Margolis (

Leica T


Shooting for the hip: a beautifully designed interchangeable-lens camera

Sep, 2014

Expert review by : Ben Griffin (

Leica T (Typ 701) review: A new beginning?


Leica is known for making expensive cameras most of us can only dream of affording and for creating some of the best lenses money can buy. It is, however, an unknown when it comes to APS-C sensors - the likes of which you would find inside a Sony NEX...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Amateur Photographer (

Leica T (Type 701) review


The Leica T probably wasn't what most people were expecting when they imagined a Leica CSC. The lack of an M mount, viewfinder and control buttons will no doubt mean that many photographers write this camera off without even picking it up, which would...

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : What Digital Camera (

Leica T Review


There's no denying that Leica's first foray in to the compact system camera market won't be to everyone's taste.

Jun, 2014

Expert review by : Digital Arts (

Leica T camera hands-on review


Leica's new T-System digital camera may have one of the most tedious ads ever made, but the camera's looks are far from boring.

May, 2014

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (

Leica T camera


One of the most stylish, well designed cameras you will ever meet

Style ; Build quality ; Picture quality

Expensive camera ; Expensive lenses and accessories ; Wi-Fi didn't work for us

Leica's focus on creating a minimalist unit with a dominant touchscreen interface challenges us to re-think the way we interact with a camera's settings. For the most part, it works. You get used to this idea of on-screen control, and that's because...

Jul, 2014

Expert review by : Felix Esser (

Leica T (Typ 701) review


There are more affordable and even better options than the Leica T, but you aren't buying just any ordinary camera.

The Leica T, like many Leica products, can be a mixed bag. It raises expectations about unprecedented quality with its shiny metal body and high retail price, but quickly disappoints when it comes to the most basic functions such as the lack of an...

Oct, 2014

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