The best Leica cameras

Best Leica cameras
(Image credit: Leica)

Welcome to our guide to the best Leica cameras available now. With a long, well-established history and a plethora of cameras available, you'd be forgiven if you found yourself scratching your head when trying to decide which Leica camera is right for you. But there are clear choices for each use case and, depending on what you're intending to shoot, there's a Leica camera for everyone. 

We've chosen the best Leica cameras from a range of classes from compact to medium format, at a wide array of price points. So whether you want a cheap, waterproof point-and-shoot, or a weighty and expensive purist Leica, be sure to check out our pick below. Want more options? Try our list of the best cameras around, or for a different brand, head to this pick of the best Sony cameras out there.

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Jason Parnell-Brookes

Jason Parnell-Brookes is an Internationally award-winning photographer, educator and writer. He won Gold in the Nikon Photo Contest 2018/19 and was named Digital Photographer of the Year in 2014. Jason is a qualified teacher, Masters graduate and works with many high profile international clients. For Creative Bloq, he writes about cameras, photography and video and photo editing.