Leica Q (Typ 601) review on Dpreview

Leica Q (Typ 601) review on Dpreview
'As usual these days Dpreview reviews are a dogs dinner. Lots of contradictions and errors.. e.g. 'The Q is both low profile (with some gaffer tape over that red dot) and responsive. It's a great combination for street shooting. If 28mm feels too wide, at least you have 24MP to crop with.' ???'
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Leica @ The Photography Show - The Leica SL (Typ 601)

Leica @ The Photography Show - The Leica SL (Typ 601)
'After last years appearance it was nice to see Leica back again with a large stand. Complete with red telephone and post boxes to push home the red dot branding. I went to have a hands on with the Leica SL (Typ 601) and somewhat worryingly for my bank balance I really liked the feel of it. '
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The Leica Q (Typ 116)

The Leica Q (Typ 116)
'There is no doubt in my mind that this will go down as a classic Leica. How much that is due to the Panasonic input, who knows, but that collaboration is producing better and better cameras and lenses for both companies. And the Leica value of image quality at all costs is pre-eminent in the Q. Simply the best I've ever seen on my screen.'
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Leica Mirrorless - How does it rate as a mirrorless system? - Part 1

Leica Mirrorless - How does it rate as a mirrorless system? - Part 1
'My experience of using the brand has led me to believe that Leica is in fact the 'best' mirrorless (in the narrowest of photographic internet terms) system out there and these articles are to explain why I think that. '
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The Leica Q (Typ 116) The red dot success story?

The Leica Q (Typ 116) The red dot success story?
'The combination of classic Leica looks, an incredible lens and lots of Panasonic tech. inside seems to have found a market that extends beyond the Leica faithful. It's light, it's small and it's simple. It also has astonishing image quality and surprisingly good video'
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West Wales - Day 3 - Smartphone Panoramas and the Leica Q

West Wales - Day 3 - Smartphone Panoramas and the Leica Q
'However talking about proper cameras, I have to say how much I enjoy using the Leica Q (Typ 116) It has wonderful image quality and such sharp files that if this is the sensor Leica are using in their new interchangeable lens camera, then get ready for some spectacular images.
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Has the apprentice outdone the master? Panasonic GX8 compared to Leica Q (Typ 116) - Leica E.V.I.L rumour

Has the apprentice outdone the master? Panasonic GX8 compared to Leica Q (Typ 116) - Leica E.V.I.L rumour
'And the examples above show that the Leica Q is better for overall image quality, but it's not by that much and my Panasonic GX8 is so versatile and offers me so much that if I had to choose between that and the Q I'd choose the GX8 without hesitation'
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Leica T (Typ 701) and Nikon D750 - Hybrid doesn't always mean mirrorless - Mirrorless myopia

Leica Q (Typ 116) Leica T (Typ 701) and Nikon D750 - Hybrid doesn't always mean mirrorless - Mirrorless myopia
'Take a look at the samples above, from my Leica's and Nikon D750. Not bad at all. Because the place where this footage ends up will be on the internet, or on a computer, laptop or even smartphone screen. Again I would be interested to know just where the footage all these demanding hobbyists ends up. My suspicion is very little, or none at all ends up commercially broadcast on movie screens or high definition TV sets.'
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Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?

Ten cameras for five days shooting - How did each perform?
'I took ten cameras with me for a 5 day shoot in Somerset last week. Deliberately. I still have too many cameras, so I decided I'd give each of them a tryout in a real world situation on a stock photography trip and decide what to get rid of. Here's how they turned out. '
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Leica Q (Typ 116) compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro - Am I really bidding on a Leica M8?

Leica Q (Typ 116) compared to Sigma DP2 Quattro - Am I really bidding on a Leica M8?
'Add in the fact that the Leica is MUCH better at high(er) ISO's and a faster camera as well and it's clear to me which is the most useful camera. However, the fact that the Leica costs 4x as much hasn't escaped me.'
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