Leica SL2-S Officially Announced, Priced $4,895, Available for Pre-Order

Leica has just officially announced the new Leica SL2-S. It is a still/video hybrid full frame camera, featuring a 24MP sensor, an IP54 certification for weather-sealing, touchscreen LCD of 3.2″ in size and sports 2.1 million dots,  a large EVF  of 5.76 million dots,  two SD card slots compatible with high-speed UHS-II media.  This new camera costs $4,895, first available for pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.

Below are the detailed specifications of Leica SL2-S:

Price
MSRP $4,895 pre-order at B&H/ Adorama.
Body type
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
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 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) 1/16000 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 (12 or 2 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±3 (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 / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 50p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 25p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 4096 x 2160 @ 24p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 60p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 50p / 150 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 30p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 25p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 3840 x 2160 @ 23.98p / 400 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 120p / 20 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 100p / 20 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 50p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 25p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
  • 1920 x 1080 @ 23.98p / 200 Mbps, MOV, H.264, Linear PCM
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage included Dual SD card slots (UHS-II supported)
Connectivity
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
USB charging Yes
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 (IP54)
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description BP-SCL4
Battery Life (CIPA) 510
Weight (inc. batteries) 931 g (2.05 lb / 32.84 oz)
Dimensions 146 x 107 x 83 mm (5.75 x 4.21 x 3.27)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes
GPS None

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