Leica S Review

 
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Model Name: Leica S (Typ 006) 
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General
Model Number: S
Camera Format: Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $21950.00
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Date Available: 2012-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Weight Includes Kit Lens? No
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-37500
Total Megapixels: 37.5
Effective Megapixels: 37.5
Sensor Format: 2.13 inch
Sensor Size (dia.): 2.13"
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Sensor-shift Stabilized: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic
Video Capture
Movie Mode: No
Movie Resolution:
Movie Frame Rate:
Movie File Format:  
Optics
Lens Mount: Leica S bayonet
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: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Phase-detect TTL with central cross-hair sensor: Choice of AFs (single) = Sharpness priority, AFc (continuous) = Shutter release priority, MF (manual), Manual override of automatic setting possible at any time
Face Detection: No
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical
Viewfinder Type: High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen, ground glass screen with microprism ring and split image (standard)
Display
LCD Viewfinder: No
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 32 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame).
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse:  
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: TTL pre-flash metering, with automatic transmission and consideration of sensitivity and set/controlled lens aperture, all exposure modes available, automatic adaptation of flash light component to available light
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000
Flash Exp Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
Ext Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
File System:  
DCF Compliant:
Connectivity
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Computer/Printer: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Cabled
Other Connection: Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4V, 2100mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: Unknown
Software
Included Software: Adobe Lightroom 4, Leica Image Shuttle remote control software
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.5+
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 37.5MP CCD, 6 micron pixel pitch, 12 stops dynamic range, no LPF, electronic leveling aid (pitch/tilt), GPS module.

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