• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 4/3 226.2mm2
  • 20.3 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 25,600
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M (Typ 262)
  • Olympus PEN-F
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General
Model Number: M (Typ 262) PEN-F
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Rangefinder Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $5195.00 $1199.99
Street Price: $4,741.35 $999.00
Date Available: 2015-11-25 2016-03-01
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 21.2 oz (600 g)
includes batteries
15.3 oz (434 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
4.9 x 2.8 x 1.5 in.
(125 x 72 x 37 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 24.0 20.3
Sensor Format: 35mm 4/3
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 226.2mm2 (17.40mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.01 microns 3.36 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   74
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   23.1
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   12.4
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   894
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5952 x 3968 (23.6 MP, 3:2),
4256 x 2832 (12.1 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2),
1600 x 1072 (1.7 MP, Other)
5184 x 3888 (20.2 MP, 4:3),
3712 x 2784 (10.3 MP, 4:3),
2624 x 1968 (5.2 MP, 4:3),
1824 x 1368 (2.5 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW (lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG JPEG, MPO, 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 10.4
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
640x480 (30p)
640x480 (120p)
Movie File Format:   MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: No Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a No
HD Video Out: No Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet Micro Four Thirds
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: No Yes
Digital Zoom Values: n/a 2x (4x in movie mode)
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: No Yes
Auto Focus Type: N/A (Manual focus with OVF) High-speed Contrast-detect AF: 81-area multiple AF / All target, Group target area (9-area), Single target (Normal/Small) / Eye Detection (Nearer, Left, Right) / Magnified (up to 14x, over 800 AF points)
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD (playback only) EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification EVF; 2.36M-dot OLED, 1.08x - 1.23x magnification, 100% coverage, 20mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 2,360,000 dots
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x 0.62x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x 1.23x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,037,000 dots (345,667 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No Yes
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:   14.0x
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 25600
Minimum ISO (native): 200 200
ISO Settings: Auto, ISO 200 to 6,400 in 1/3EV steps, extendable to ISO 100 AUTO: ISO Low (80) - 25600 (customizable, Default: 80-1600); Manual ISO: Low (80) - 25600, 1/3 or 1 EV steps selectable
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Kelvin Setting, Manual Auto, Lamp, Fluorescent, Daylight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Custom WB (Kelvin), One-touch WB (4); WB Tuning: +/-7 steps along A-B / G-M axis
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/16000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture Digital ESP metering (324-area multi pattern metering), Center weighted average metering, Spot metering, Spot metering with highlight control, Spot metering with shadow control
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: N/A Portrait, e-Portrait, Landscape, Landscape + Portrait, Sport, Hand-held Starlight*1, Night scene, Night + Portrait, Children, High Key, Low Key, DIS mode, Macro, Nature Macro, Candle, Sunset, Documents, Panorama, Fireworks, Beach & Snow, Fisheye Conv., Wide Conv., Macro Conv.,Panning, 3D*2, Art Filter (Pop Art, Soft Focus, Pale & Light Color, Light Tone, Grainy Film, Pin Hole, Diorama, Cross Process, Gentle Sepia, Dramatic Tone, Key Line, Water Color, Vintage, Partial Color), Picture Mode (i-Enhance, Vivid, Natural, Muted, Portrait, Monotone, Custom, e Portrait, Color Creator, Art Filters, Color Profile Control, Monochrome Profile Control), Photo Story, HDR1/2, Live Bulb, Live Time, Live Composite. *1 8 images automatically shot and combined into a single image composite; *2 For 3D lens (H-FT012 by Panasonic) only, still photo only
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2, 10, Custom seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 80.0 megapixels
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. Flash Auto, Redeye, Fill-in, Flash Off, Red-eye Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(1st curtain), Slow sync.(2nd curtain), Manual(1/1 (FULL) - 1/64)
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 9.0 m / 29.5 ft.
Flash Range Description: n/a Bundled FL-LM3 flash has GN of 9m/ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
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:   UHS-II
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG 12-bit RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format:   MOV (MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 with stereo sound), AVI (Motion JPEG)
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,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No Yes
DPOF Compliant: No Yes
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Threaded cable release, optional remote cable RM-UC1 or via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended):   Micro HDMI (Type-D), combined AV/USB connector compatible with optional remote cable RM-UC1
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):   0.85
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):   0.95
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 3.0 10.4
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   43
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   39
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   10.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):   29
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):   0.14 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.092 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):   0.41 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused):   0.070 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:   1.8 seconds
Play -> Record Time:   0.5 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power:   6.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):   330 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   80 minutes
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh Proprietary BLN-1
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BLN-1 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners Olympus Viewer 3 CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: A less expensive version of the Leica M (Typ 240) without live view or movie modes; lighter, quieter shutter, simplified menu, white balance button. Available in black or silver.