Leica T (Typ 701) Review

 
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Model Name: Leica T (Typ 701) 
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General
Model Number: T (Typ 701)
Camera Format: Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $1850.00
Street Price: $1,850.00
Date Available: 2014-05-26
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 16.3
Sensor Format: APS-C
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, 3:2),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, Other),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, 3:2),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out:
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica T bayonet
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):  
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Optical Image Stablization: No
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Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type: Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom:  
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12500
Minimum ISO (native): 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 30 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number: 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: Yes
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No
DPOF Compliant: No
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
Performance Timing
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Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.00
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 12
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
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Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 400
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom (free download after registration), Leica T app for iOS (free download from Apple App-Store)
OS Compatibility:  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, new Leica T bayonet mount, 3.7-inch touchscreen LCD, built-in flash, hot shoe with accessory port, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in silver or black.

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