Leica Q2 Review

July 29, 2019 | Gavin Stoker |

Review Roundup

Reviews of the Leica Q2 from around the web.

dpreview.com »

The Leica Q2 is a fixed-lens, full-frame camera sporting a new 47.3MP sensor and a sharp, stabilized 28mm F1.7 Summilux lens. It's styled like a traditional Leica M rangefinder and replaces the hugely popular original Leica Q (Typ 116), launched in 2015.
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thephoblographer.com »

When I first got the Leica Q2 in my hands, I really wondered if Leica had created a perfect full frame point and shoot. And in some ways, I think that they did; but in other ways I believe that it wasn’t thought out fully despite the big deal of it being given some of the best weather sealing on the market. Targeted as a backup camera for professional photographers and as a camera for photographers who want to travel a lot, the Leica Q2 offers a lot. In addition to the tank-like exterior, it boasts a 47.3MP full frame sensor in addition to a high resolution EVF. The focal length is still a 28mm f1.7 lens but this time it is not only weather sealed but offers optical image stabilization. The camera can also shoot at 10fps to help you capture the decisive moment. And while the Leica Q2 delivers beautiful images, I’m still not sure that I can give it a full stamp of approval.
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trustedreviews.com »

It’s amazing to think that Leica’s M system of iconic rangefinder cameras is still going strong after 65 years, but the German company has branched out in all kinds of other interesting directions in that time. In recent years, it’s released medium-format DSLRs and mirrorless cameras through to futuristic-looking, touchscreen-enabled models such as the Leica TL2, maintaining what its users know and love, while innovating and keeping things fresh alongside.
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