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 D810
2,979 ISO
Sony A7
2,449 ISO

Startup delay Delay from power on to first photo

M-E Typ 220
750 ms
Sony A7
1,700 ms

Continuous shooting Delay between fully pressing shutter to image capture

M-E Typ 220
2 fps
Sony A7
5 fps

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

M-E Typ 220
22.7 bits
Nikon D810
25.7 bits
Sony A7
24.9 bits

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

M-E Typ 220
11.7 ev
Nikon D810
14.8 ev
Sony A7
14.2 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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