• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica C (Typ 112)
  • Leica TL
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Predecessor:   Leica T (Typ 701)
T (Typ 701) vs TL
Successor:   Leica TL2
TL vs TL2
General
Model Number: C TL
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $699.00 $1699.99
Street Price:   $852.56
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.9 oz (195 g)
includes batteries
13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.1 x 2.5 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 63 x 28 mm)
5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 16.3
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.5x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 52  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.9  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.6  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 193  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/​30p)
1280x720 (60p/​30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Leica L bayonet
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON; 10 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical Lenses / 7 Aspherical surfaces) n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200mm  
Focal Length (actual): 6 - 42.8mm  
Zoom Ratio: 7.10x  
Aperture Range: f/2.0 - 8.0 (W) / f/5.9 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area modes Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Color EVF; 0.20-inch, 200K-dot effective, 100% coverage Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution:   n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12500
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (Extended) Auto, 100 - 12500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color, Old Days) Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Digital Red-eye Correction Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.6 - 7.0m (Wide), 0.8 - 2.3m (Tele) 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: n/a Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory: 87.0 MB 3,200.0 MB
Included Memory Type: built-in memory Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, AV/USB Multi Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
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):    
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?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):   5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-DC14 E/U Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: 3.7V, 950mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 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: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, Adobe Reader Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple App Store/Google Play Store).
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in 'light gold' and 'dark red'. Bundle includes Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Available in black, silver and titanium.