Leica M-E Typ 220

Released September, 2012
  • 18.1 MP
  • Full frame 36 x 24 mm CCD
  • 2.5" LCD

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Leica M-E Typ 220

Low light image quality Highest ISO setting that still achieves great image quality

M-E Typ 220
787 ISO
Nikon D800
2,979 ISO
2,293 ISO

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

M-E Typ 220
750 ms
Nikon D800
200 ms
1,300 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

M-E Typ 220
2 fps
6 fps

Color depth The number of variations of color the camera can capture

M-E Typ 220
22.7 bits
Nikon D800
25.6 bits
Leica M8
21.1 bits

Dynamic range Maximum range a camera can capture in one image from light to dark

M-E Typ 220
11.7 ev
Nikon D800
14.4 ev
M Typ 240
13.3 ev

Photo Gallery Wallpaper quality closeups of the camera

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Type CCD
Megapixels 18.1 MP
Resolution 5212 x 3472
Size Full frame
Area 36 x 24 mm
Crop factor 1.0x
Pixel size 47.7 microns
Light sensitivity 80 ISO to 2,500 ISO
Self cleaning sensor No


Type LCD
Size 2.5"
Resolution 230 k dots
Has a touch screen No
Has a flip out screen No
Supports live view No


Min 240 s
Max 1/4000 s


Max continuous shooting 2 fps
Continuous shooting 2 fps
Startup delay 750 ms


Video None


Viewfinder mirror None
Viewfinder Viewfinder
Type Optical
Magnification 0.68x
Viewfinder size 0.68x

form factor

Size 139 x 80 x 37 mm
Thickness 37 mm
Weight 585 g
Is weather sealed No


Includes a GPS No
Supports HDR No
Automatic panorama No
Create realistic 3D images No
Image stabilization Digital
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