Leica TL2 review

Leica’s newest mirrorless camera is making a style statement

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Digital Camera World Verdict

With most Leica cameras you can at least see how they could appeal to a very specific kind of user and style of photography – but it’s different with the TL2. The camera body is slim, minimal and attractive in its own way, but the quirky controls and front-heavy handling with a lens fitted make it really rather difficult to use as a photographic tool.


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    Sharp images

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    Stylish exterior

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    4K video


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    Lacks a viewfinder

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    Awkward weight distribution

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    Quirky controls

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Leica might be best known for its old-school M-series rangefinder cameras, but it also makes full-frame mirrorless and medium-format DSLRs for the professional market. The TL2 is at the opposite end of the range: it’s a style-conscious fashion statement that’s also intended to be a serious photographic tool.

All the advantages of the TL2’s super-slim body are lost when you attach a lens like Leica’s excellent – but bulky – Summilux-TL 35mm f/1.4 ASPH

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