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Model Name: Leica SL (Typ 601) 
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General
Model Number: SL (Typ 601)
Alternate Model Number(s):  
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $7449.99
Street Price: $5,995.00
Date Available: 2015-11-20
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 29.9 oz (847 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.8 x 4.1 x 1.5 in.
(147 x 104 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 24.2
Sensor Format: 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None
Self-Cleaning: Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
DxO Sensor Score: 88
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.0
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,821
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.6
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
3840x2160 (30p/25p)
1920x1080 (120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (120p/100p/60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L bayonet
Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
Focal Length (actual):  
Zoom Ratio:  
Aperture Range:  
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:  
Macro Focus Range:  
Filter Thread: n/a
Thread Type: n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect AF: 49 or 37 zones; Point, Field, Zone (9 Fields); Static, Dynamic (tracking), Auto (face detection); AF-S (focus priority), AF-C (shutter priority), MF, Touch-AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: EVF: 0.66-inch, 4.4M-dot SXGA+ LCD, 0.80x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: Yes
EVF Resolution: 4,400,000 dots (1,470,000 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.80x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.80x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,040,000 dots
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 50
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight 5200 K, Cloudy 6000 K, Shade 7000 K, Tungsten 3200 K, HMI 5600 K, Fluorescent warm 4000 K, Fluorescent cool 4500 K, Flash 5400 K, Greycard (custom), Manual color temperature 2000K to 11500K
Shutter Speed Range: 60 - 1/16000
Bulb Mode: Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:  
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes
High Resolution Composite: No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No
Flash Modes: TTL Auto, Manual
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe, X-Sync terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-II
Other Memory: Slot 1: UHS-II, Slot 2: UHS-I
Dual Card Slots: Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: H.264: MOV with 48KHz 16-bit LPCM stereo audio, or MP4 format with 256Kbps 16-bit AAC stereo audio
Included Memory: No memory included
Included Memory Type:  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No
Built-In GPS: Yes
Microphone Jack: Yes
Headphone Jack: Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Wired or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): USB 3.0 Micro Type B port; HDMI Type A port; Multi Connector supports adapter for 3.5mm mic and headphone jacks or a cable release; X-Sync socket; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.37
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.37
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.6
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 33
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.5
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 32
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.18 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.061 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.046 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.1 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 0.7 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 400 shots
Battery Life, Video:  
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 8.4V, 1860mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Remote Control (USB): Leica Image Shuttle SL; Remote Control (Wi-Fi): Leica SL app (Android/iOS)
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features:


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