Leica announced 24 MP full frame CMOS sensor Leica SL with a Max ISO of 50,000
Leica announced a the Leica SL, an entirely new mirrorless camera that competes directly with the likes of Sony as it was told earlier on howshutterbug. Leica SL is non range finder full frame camera capable of changing lens just like any other mirrorless camera.
Leica says that Leica SL mirrorless camera system is designed for professional photographers. Leica SL contains 24 MP CMOS full frame sensor with a max ISO of 50,000 and a low pass filter for maximum sharpness and contrast.
The camera is also fast: Leica boasts what it is calling as, “the fastest autofocus in the market”, and 2GB buffer lets you capture at 11 full resolution photos per second and save them to Dual SD memory card in both 8 bit JPEG and 14 bit RAW DNG simultaneously.
Features of Leica SL 24 MP Full frame Mirrorless camera
On the back of the Leica SL is an impressive 4.4MP, 0.8x magnification electronic view finder with a new technology known as Leica EyeRes. The EVF boasts a refresh rate so high “that it is always smooth and fresh”, Leica says. Press the shutter halfway and EVF will show you the exact image how the final shot will look like.
Under the EVF is a 2.95 inch, 1.04 million dot LCD screen that has a viewing angle of 170 degree.
The Lecia SL is build to be a rugged camera . It has a protected weather sealing that keeps dust, mud, splashes out of camera. The camera is made up of a solid aluminium also the rear glass is scratch resistant with anti glare coating.
The new Leica 42 MP uses Leica L mount lens. Three lens have been announced for the system: A Leica APO-Vario-Elmarit-SL 90–280mm f/2.8–4, Leica Summilux-SL 50 mm f/1.4 and Leica Vario-Elmarit-SL 24-90mm f/2.8-4 which will hit the market any where in 2016.
The new Leica SL camera will also be compatible with the existing models of lens. Leica S, M, and R lenses will use an adapter while T model lenses can be connected to cam with out an adapter.
Leica SL can do 120 fps full HD video and 4K video at 24/30 frame per seconds. Also while shooting in video mode the camera’s Interface shows aspect ratio, safe area, Zebra function and Mic’s recording level. Other features include a standard hot shoe, focus peaking, and built-in Wi-Fi and GPS.
The Leica Sl camera will be available on November 15,2016 with a price tag of $7,450. The 24-90mm f/2.8-4 lens will also be launched at same time for $4,950.