• 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M (Typ 240)
  • Leica M Edition 60
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Leica M10
M (Typ 240) vs M10
 
General
Model Number: M (Typ 240) M Edition 60
Alternate Model Number(s):   M-60
Camera Format: Rangefinder Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $6950.00 $18500.00
Street Price: $6,495.00 $15,999.00
Date Available: 2012-02-15 2014-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries
36.7 oz (1,040 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 24.0 24.0
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 864mm2 (36mm x 24mm) 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.05 microns 5.99 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
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: 84  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,860  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5952 x 3976 (23.7 MP, 3:2),
4256 x 2823 (12.0 MP, Other),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1080 (1.7 MP, Other)
5976 x 3992 (23.9 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG , RAW only (DNG, uncompressed)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (25p/​24p)
1280x720 (25p/​24p)
640x480 (30p)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available  
Composite Video Out: No No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet Leica M bayonet
Lens: n/a Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH stainless steel lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):   35mm
Focal Length (actual):   35mm
Zoom Ratio:   1.00x
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used f/1.4 - 16; with 9-blade rounded iris diaphragm
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:   70 cm to Infinity
27.6 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a 46.0mm
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: No No
Auto Focus Type: N/A (Manual focus with OVF/Live View with magnification, focus peaking) n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / No LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification; Optional Visoflex EVF-2 Electronic Viewfinder Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification; Optional EVF available, can be used for Live View and Play functionality
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x 0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x 0.68x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes No
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 0.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 200 to 6,400 in 1/3EV steps, extendable to ISO 100 ISO 200 - 6400, manually adjustable in 1/3 ISO increments
Auto ISO Mode: Yes No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Kelvin Setting (2000-13100K), Manual N/A (RAW capture only)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/4000 - 8 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps  
Metering Modes: OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture; Live view: TTL Multi, Center-weighted, Spot Center-weighted with working aperture
Program Auto Exposure: No No
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Film Simulation Modes n/a
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Control with center-weighted TTL pre-flash metering (with SCA-3501/3502 adapter, or SCA-3000 standard flash unit such as Leica SF 24D/Leica SF 58); First or second curtain sync. n/a
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG RAW only (DNG, uncompressed)
Movie File Format: QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
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
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Threaded cable release
Connections (extended): Accessory 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):    
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): 3.0 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 8  
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):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 7.4v 1800mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners Adobe Lightroom
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 24MP CMOS sensor, Maestro processor, Live View with 10x focus magnification and focus peaking, 1080p Full HD movies, 920K-dot LCD with Gorilla Glass, optional EVF-2 electronic viewfinder. First digital camera to concentrate exclusively on the bare functions of photography - shutter speed, aperture, focusing and ISO sensitivity and a newly designed Leica Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH stainless steel lens. The camera design excludes the LCD and shoots in RAW. The camera design excludes the LCD and shoots in RAW. Designed in collaboration with Audi Design, there are only 600 sets worldwide. Each set is presented in a specially designed hand-made presentation box.