Leica SL Typ 601 Announced, Price $7,450, Available for Pre-order

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The new Leica SL (Typ 601) camera has just been announced. It is the Leica’s first full-frame mirrorless camera with autofocus, featuring a 24 megapixel CMOS sensor, Maestro II processor, and a 49-point contrast detect AF system. The price is $7,450 and it is now available for Pre-order at Adorama/ B&H.

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Detailed Specifications:

Body type
Body type Large SLR
Sensor
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Maestro II
Image
ISO Auto, 50-50000
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format RAW
Optics & Focus
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Touch
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Manual focus Yes
Number of focus points 49
Lens mount Leica T
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 1,040,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.8×
Viewfinder resolution 4,400,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 60 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes No
Built-in flash No
External flash Yes (via hot shoe and PC sync)
Continuous drive 11.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 12 secs)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 4096 x 2160 (24p), 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (120p, 60p, 30p, 24p)
Format MPEG-4
Videography notes 4:2:o 8-bit (internal), 4:2:2 10-bit (HDMI out); supports V-Log L gamma
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported on slot 1)
Storage included 2GB
Connectivity
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n
Remote control Yes (via smartphone or shutter release cable)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BP-SCL4 lithium-ion battery and charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 400
Weight (inc. batteries) 847 g (1.87 lb / 29.88 oz)
Dimensions 147 x 104 x 39 mm (5.79 x 4.09 x 1.54)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS BuiltIn
  • Leica SL TYP 601$7,450— Pre-order at Adorama/ B&H

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PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS

  • 24MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Leica Maestro II Image Processor
  • Internal DCI 4K Video & V-Log L Gamma
  • 0.66″ 4.4MP 0.8x Electronic Viewfinder
  • 2.95″ 1.04M-Dot LED-Backlit Touchscreen
  • Contrast AF System with 49 Fields
  • Up to 11 fps Shooting and ISO 50000
  • Two SD Card Slots; 1.3″ Top LCD Screen
  • Weather-Resistant Milled Aluminum Body
  • Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity and GPS

Source: DPreview.com

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