Leica M8.2 Review

 
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Model Name: Leica M8.2 
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General
Model Number: M8.2
Camera Format: Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price:  
Street Price: $6,299.99
Date Available: 2008-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 19.2 oz (545 g)
Size: 5.5 x 3.2 x 1.4 in.
(139 x 80 x 37 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak
Effective Megapixels: 10.3
Sensor Format: 1.28 inch
Sensor size:  
Approximate Pixel Pitch:  
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.3x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3916 x 2634 (10.3 MP, Other),
3936 x 2630 (10.4 MP, Other),
2952 x 1972 (5.8 MP, Other),
1968 x 1315 (2.6 MP, Other),
1312 x 876 (1.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, Raw (.DNG)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:  
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: No
Auto Focus Type: n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: Bright-line frame viewfinder with automatic parallax compensation, 0.68 x magnification
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: No
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 2500
Minimum ISO (native): 160
ISO Settings: Auto, 160 - 2500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, 6 presets, Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 32 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation:  
Metering Modes: Center-weighted TTL
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: n/a
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.3 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format: Raw (.DNG)
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 Full (LOW) Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended):  
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View):  
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF): 0
Software
Included Software: Capture One 4
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: LEICA M8.2 integrates a new extra-quiet, low-vibration metal blade focal plane shutter which allows the photographer to determine the right moment for cocking; new snapshot exposure mode; an ultra scratch-resistant sapphire crystal as coverglass for the camera monitor; a new easy-grip and specially robust "vulcanite" finish.

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