Leica SL2 Announced, Priced $5,995, Available for Pre-Order!

Leica has just officially announced the new Leica SL2. It is a 47 Megapixel full-frame camera that uses the L-mount that the company co-developed with Panasonic and Sigma. It has sensor-shift image stabilization built right in, and the camera can move the sensor in order to produce 187 Megapixel images. This new camera cost $5,995, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.

 

Below are the detailed specifications of Leica SL2:

Price
MSRP $5,995 pre-order at B&H/ Adorama
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Sensor
Max resolution 8368 x 5584
Image ratio w:h 3:2
Effective pixels 47 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Processor Maestro III
Image
ISO Auto, 100-50000 (expands to 50-50000)
Boosted ISO (minimum) 50
White balance presets 8
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Sensor-shift
CIPA image stabilization rating 5.5 stop(s)
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 225
Lens mount Leica L
Focal length multiplier 1×
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 2,100,000
Touch screen Yes
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Electronic
Viewfinder coverage 100%
Viewfinder magnification 0.78×
Viewfinder resolution 5,760,000
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 1800 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic) 1/40000 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)
Continuous drive 20.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation -3–5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
AE Bracketing ±3 (3, 5 frames at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Modes
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 24p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage included Dual SD card slots (UHS-II supported)
Connectivity
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
HDMI Yes (10-bit output)
Microphone port Yes
Headphone port Yes
Wireless Built-In
Wireless notes 802.11ac + Bluetooth
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)
Physical
Environmentally sealed Yes
Battery Built-in
Battery description BP-SCL4
Battery Life (CIPA) 370
Weight (inc. batteries) 835 g (1.84 lb / 29.45 oz)
Dimensions 146 x 107 x 42 mm (5.75 x 4.21 x 1.65)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS None

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