• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Medium format 2,169.5mm2
  • 101.1 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica S (Typ 006)
  • Phase One XF 100MP
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General
Model Number: S (Typ 006) XF 100MP
Alternate Model Number(s):   XF IQ3 100MP
Camera Format: Pro SLR SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $21950.00 $48990.00
Street Price: $21,950.00 $48,990.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2016-01-04
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
95.1 oz (2,696 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
6.0 x 5.3 x 6.3 in.
(152 x 135 x 160 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-37500 Sony
Effective Megapixels: 37.5 101.1
Sensor Format: Medium format Medium format
Sensor size: 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm) 2169.48mm2 (53.70mm x 40.40mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns 4.63 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8x 0.6x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 76  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.2  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 824  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2) 11608 x 8708 (101.1 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic RAW only, 16-bit IIQ file, lossless and near lossless compression options
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.5 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: No No
Movie Resolution:
Movie File Format:   N/A. Can stream Live View via USB 3.0, or over HDMI at up to 1080p30
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica S bayonet Phase One XF / Hasselblad H
Lens: n/a Schneider Kreuznach 80mm f/2.8 LS lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   51.5mm
Focal Length (actual):   80mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range:   f/2.8 - 22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   70 cm to Infinity
27.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 72.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes 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 Hybrid Autofocus with HAP-1 1MP CMOS Sensor; Spot, Average, Hyperfocal AF modes; Single or Continous AF modes
Auto Focus Assist Light? No Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD (playback only) Optical / LCD
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) Modular viewfinders (90-degree pentaprism or waist level), 97% coverage, adjustable or exchangeable diopter, interchangeable focus screen (Matte (default), Split, Center Prism)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 1.09x  
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 1,152,000 dots (384,000 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 100 50
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, ISO 50-12800
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin) Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 32 - 1/4000 3600 - 1/4000
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame). Average, Spot and Auto
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:   Focus Stack Tool, HDR Sequence Tool
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 0.5-60 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No 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 n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000 1/125 (focal plane shutter); 1/1600 (leaf shutter)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot Shoe, PC Sync Terminal
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Trigger Only
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:   UDMA7 supported
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: Raw (Adobe .DNG), Raw+JPEG Fine/Basic 16-bit IIQ file, lossless and near lossless compression options
Movie File Format:   N/A. Can stream Live View via USB 3.0, or over HDMI at up to 1080p30
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,FireWire,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Cabled Via remote port, USB, Firewire or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip IQ3: USB 3.0, Firewire 400/800, Micro (Type-D) HDMI, 8-pin multi-connector port; XF: 12-pin multi-connector port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   1.87
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.5  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   0.6
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.33 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.251 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.351 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.352 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   10.0 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   2.4 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4V, 2100mAh Proprietary (2 identical batteries required)
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 4 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Adobe Lightroom 4, Leica Image Shuttle remote control software Capture One Pro 9
OS Compatibility: Windows XP/Vista/7; Mac OS X 10.5+ Mac and Windows
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 37.5MP CCD, 6 micron pixel pitch, 12 stops dynamic range, no LPF, electronic leveling aid (pitch/tilt), GPS module.