Leica SL2

bythom leica sl2

An update of the full frame sensor mirrorless camera that uses the Leica L mount. 

  • Sensor
    • 46.7mp CMOS sensor (TowerJazz)
    • 24 x 36mm
    • no AA filter
    • sensor-based IS (5.5 stops CIPA)
  • ISP: Maestro III
  • Mount: L mount
  • Image Size/Type: 
    • 8368 x 5584 pixel JPEG or 14-bit DNG raw (80MB file size)
    • 6 fps max (78 frame raw buffer, 100 frame JPEG), 10/20 fps without focus/exposure change
    • 187mp pixel shift mode supported with firmware 2.0
  • Video: 
    • 5K/30/25/24 (?.x crop)
    • Cinema or 2160P/60/50/30/25/24
    • 1080P/180/150/120/60/50/30/25/24
    • MPEG H.264 MP4 file with stereo AAC or AC-3 audio) with stereo audio
    • Internally records 8-bit 4:2:0 or 10-bit 4:2:2, but only at 24P
    • HDMI port can output 10-bit 4:2:2 uncompressed video
    • L-log supported.
  • Shutter: mechanical 30 minutes to 1/8,000 sec (1/40000 electronic), bulb 
  • Exposure: 
    • center-weighted metering
    • -3 to +3EV exposure compensation
    • 9 white balance settings (plus Custom, Kelvin)
    • ISO 100-50000 (plus extended 50, Auto ISO)
  • Focus:
    • 225-point contrast and depth mapping autofocus
    • spot, Field, Multi-Field, TouchAF, Object Tracking, Face Detection
  • Display: 3.2” 2.1m dot fixed touchscreen LCD
  • Viewfinder: 
    • 5.76m dot OLED EVF
    • 120 fps
    • 0.78x magnification
    • 21mm eye point
    • +2 to -4 diopters
  • Flash: 
    • hot shoe
    • 1/250 flash sync
    • red-eye reduction, slow sync, rear sync
    • PC Sync socket
  • Remote: via smartphone (FOTOS)
  • Other Notable Features: Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n or ac, Bluetooth 4.2 GPS via FOTOS app, USB-C 3.1, auto lens compensation, added Rec709 and Rec2020 Color Spaces, mic input, headphone output, IP54 weather rating, optional HG-SCL6 grip
  • Cards: 
    • 4GB included storage
    • dual SD slots
    • UHS-II capable
  • Battery: 
    • BP-SCL4
    • 370 shots CIPA
    • can be USB charged
  • Size and Weight: 
    • 5.8 x 4.2 x 1.7” (146 x 107 x 42mm) wide, tall, deep
    • 29.5 ounces (835g)
  • Colors: Black anodized (further customization available via skins)
  • Price: US$5995 body only
  • Current Firmware: 4.0 (May 2022)
  • Announced: November 6, 2019

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