Type: Fixed prime lens digital compact camera with electronic eyelevel viewfinder.
Lens: Leica Summilux 28mm f1.7 ASPH. Eleven elements in nine groups (three aspherical types). Aperture range is f1.7 to f16 adjustable in 1/3-stop increments. Built-in optical image stabilisation. Metal lens hood supplied.
Focusing Type & Range: Contrast-detection measurement with 169 focusing points. Auto/manual point selection, face recognition and auto tracking modes. Focus frame adjustable for size. Range is 30 cm to infinity. Macro focusing down to 17 cm. Manual switching between single-shot and continuous modes. Low light/contrast assist provided by built-in illuminator. Manual focus assist via magnified image (up to 6x) and focus peaking display (red, green, blue or white). Touch AF operation via monitor screen.
Shutter Type & Speeds: Electronically-controlled leaf, 30-1/2000 second plus ‘B’. Flash sync up to 1/500 second. Sensor-based shutter has a speed range of 1-/2500-1/16,000 second.
Metering: Multi-zone, centre-weighted average and spot.
Exposure System: Program (with shift), aperture/shutter-priority auto and manual plus 11 subject/scene modes. Up to +/-3.0 EV exposure compensation, an AE lock and auto exposure bracketing (over three frames).
Sensitivity: ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12,500, 25,000 and 50,000.
Sensor: 24.0x36.0 mm CMOS, 26.3 million pixels total (24.2 MP effective). No optical low pass filter.
Image Size: 6000x4000, 4272x2848, 2976x1984 and 1600x1080 pixels. 14-bit RAW (Adobe DNG) files captured at 6000x4000 pixels. RAW+JPEG capture available.
Video Recording: MP4 format at 1920x1080 pixels; 60 or 30 fps (progressive scan) and 16:9 aspect ratio. MOV format at 1280x720 pixels at 30 fps (progressive scan) and 16:9 aspect ratio. MPEG 4 AVC/H .264 compression. Stereo microphones built-in with gain
settings and wind filter. No stereo audio input provided.
Continuous Shooting: Up to 10 fps – with continuous AF – for a burst of up to 40 images with JPEG/large/fine capture and up to seven images with RAW capture. Medium speed continuous shooting at 5.0 fps and low speed at 3.0 fps.
Formats: JPEG, Adobe DNG, MP4. Flash: No built-in flash. External flash units sync via a hotshoe.
White Balance: TTL measurement via image sensor. Auto, five presets, two custom measurement and manual colour temperature setting (2000 to 11,500 degrees Kelvin).
Viewfinder: Electronic, LCOS-type with 0.65x magnification, 3.68 million dots resolution and 100 percent frame coverage. Eyepiece strength adjustment built-in. Auto/manual switching between EVF and monitor screen.
Storage: SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards with UHS-I support. Interface: USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type D).
Additional Features: Aluminium/ magnesium alloy bodyshell, 7.62 cm fixed monitor screen (1.04 million dots resolution) with touch controls, digital zoom (1.2x or 1.5x, but standard 28mm field-of-view retained with Adobe DNG file), JPEG picture adjustments (contrast, saturation and sharpness), monochrome shooting mode, sRGB and Adobe RGB colour space settings, in-camera panorama stitching, intervalometer for time lapse, customisable ‘Fn’ button, dualdelay self-timer (two or 12 seconds), audible signals, real time histogram display, guide grid, highlight warning, level indicator, 12/30 thumbnail displays, playback zoom, built-in WiFi transmitter with NFC connectivity.
Power: Rechargeable 7.2 volts, 1200 mAh lithium-ion battery (BP-DC12 type).
Dimensions (WxHxD): 130x80x93 mm. Weight: 590 grams (without battery or memory card). Price: $5900. Available in black only.
Distributor: Leica Camera Australia Pty Ltd, telephone (03) 9248 4444 or please visit www.leica-camera.com