• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 47.3 megapixels
  • ISO 50 - 50,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica M-D (Typ 262)
  • Leica SL2
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Predecessor:   Leica SL (Typ 601)
SL (Typ 601) vs SL2
Successor:    
General
Model Number: M-D (Typ 262) SL2
Alternate Model Number(s):   Type 2998
Camera Format: Rangefinder Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $5995.00 $5995.00
Street Price: $5,995.00 $6,696.66
Date Available: 2016-05-15 2019-11-21
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 25.4 oz (720 g)
includes batteries
32.7 oz (928 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
5.7 x 4.2 x 1.7 in.
(146 x 107 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 24.0 47.3
Sensor Format: 35mm 35mm
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 864mm2 (36.00mm x 24.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.99 microns 4.30 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 Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No Yes
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 5976 x 3992 (23.9 MP, 3:2) 8368 x 5584 (46.7 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
4272 x 2848 (12.2 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: , .DNG RAW (lossless compressed) JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.0 20.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
Movie Resolution: 4992x3744 (30p/​25p/​24p)
4096x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
3840x2160 (60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
1920x1080 (180p/​150p/​120p/​100p/​60p/​50p/​30p/​25p/​24p)
Movie File Format:   MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AC-3)
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 Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica M bayonet Leica L bayonet
Lens: n/a n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent):    
Focal Length (actual):    
Zoom Ratio:    
Aperture Range: Varies with lens used  
Integrated ND Filter: No
Normal Focus Range:    
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No Yes
Digital Zoom: No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: No Yes
Auto Focus Type: N/A (Manual focus with OVF) Contrast-detect AF with depth mapping "Leica Object Detection AF": 225 zones; Spot (can be shifted), Field (can be shifted), Multi-Field, Zone, Face detection, object Tracking, optional Touch AF; Smart AF (autonomously selects AFs and AFc), AFs (picture taken only after successful focusing), AFc (picture can be taken at any time), AF setting can be saved
Auto Focus Assist Light? n/a No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / No LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification EVF: 5.76M-dot "EyeRes" OLED, 0.78x magnification (50mm lens at infinity, -1dpt), 100% coverage, 21mm eyepoint, -4 to +2 diopter, 120 fps, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a 5,760,000 dots (1,920,000 pixels)
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.68x 0.78x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.68x 0.78x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: No Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 0.0 3.2
Rear Display Resolution:   2,100,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: No Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 200 50
ISO Settings: ISO 200 to 6400 in 1/3EV steps Auto, ISO 50 to 50,000
Auto ISO Mode: No Yes
White Balance Settings: N/A (RAW capture only) Auto, Daylight 5200 K, Cloudy 6000 K, Shade 7000 K, Tungsten 3200 K, HMI 5600 K, Fluorescent warm 4000 K, Fluorescent cool 4500 K, Flash 5400 K, Grey Card, Grey Card Live View, Manual color temperature 2000K to 11500K
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 60 sec 1/40000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture Multi-field, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: No Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: N/A  
Self Timer: 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No 187.0 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. TTL Auto, Manual
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/180 1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control: No No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support UHS-II
Other Memory:   Both slots support UHS-II
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: .DNG RAW (lossless compressed) .DNG RAW (14-bit), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format:   MP4: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AAC), MOV: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC (Audio Format: 2ch 48 kHz/16 bit, AC-3)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No Yes
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Wired or via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended):   USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C, HDMI 2.0b Type A; 3.5mm mic/remote and headphone/remote jacks; Multifunctional interface in baseplate for optional handgrip
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 20.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   20.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   78
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):   370 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh Proprietary BP-SCL4
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-SCL4 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No Yes
Software
Included Software: Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners Leica PHOTOS
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Full-metal housing made of aluminum and magnesium, leatherette, cover, splash-water protected in compliance with IEC standard 60529 (protection type IP54).