No doubt, Leica is synonymous with expensive camera. Leica SL, their latest interchangeable lens mirrorless camera is no exception. What to know what advanced features can you get from the camera with an over $7,000 price tag? Let’s keep going.
Leica SL is a premium full-frame mirrorless camera that that measures 5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 inches and weights 1.86 lbs. Compared with recently released Canon EOS M10, the camera has a bigger body. And the rugged body is made from two blocks of solid aluminum for an ultra durable construction, and weather-resistant design prevents Leica SL from intrusion from dust and water, meanwhile, its heavy-duty grip and carefully arranged buttons and dials provide you a comfortable and steady shooting experience.
The mirrorless camera features a 24MP full-frame CMOS sensor without low-pass filter and the Leica Maestro II processor in order to deliver you high-definition, finely detailed images throughout the sensitivity range of ISO 50-50000, and the collocation allows it to support burst shooting up to 11 fps for up to 33 DNG frames, moreover, Leica SL also offers 4K video recording at 30 or 25 fps in Super35 mode.
Leica SL comes with the fastest autofocus in a full-frame camera claimed by Leica, and its Touch AF setting lets you focus on the object via tapping. Furthermore, the mirrorless camera comes equipped with a 4.4MP EyeRes EVF and a 2.95″ LED touchscreen monitor, and built-in WiFi allows it to transmit photos and videos to your smartphone or tablet. With its custom app, you can use your handset to remotely control your Leica SL. Apart from that, built-in GPS module automatically stamp time and location data onto your images, and dual SD card slots store much more photos and videos.
Leica SL (Typ 601) mirrorless camera will set you back $7,450 USD, and the 24-90mm f/2.8-4 lens is priced at $4,950 USD. Of course, the camera is also compatible with other Leica lenses. If you’re interested, jump to Leica or B&H for its more details.