• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 50,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica S (Typ 007)
  • Leica M10 (Typ 3656)
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Predecessor:   Leica M (Typ 240)
M (Typ 240) vs M10
Successor:    
General
Model Number: S (Typ 007) M10
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $24500.00 $6595.00
Street Price: $19,995.00 $6,995.00
Date Available: 2015-03-15 2017-01-19
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
23.3 oz (660 g)
includes batteries
Size: 6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
5.5 x 3.1 x 1.5 in.
(139 x 80 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 37.5 24.0
Sensor Format: Medium format 35mm
Sensor size: 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm) 864mm2 (36mm x 24mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 6.00 microns 6.05 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 0.8x 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:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2) 5952 x 3968 (23.6 MP, 3:2),
4256 x 2832 (12.1 MP, 3:2),
2976 x 1984 (5.9 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 3.5 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes No
Movie Resolution: 4096x2160 (24p)
1920x1080 (30p/25p/24p)
Movie File Format: MOV (motion JPEG)  
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 No
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica S bayonet Leica M 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 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 No
Digital Zoom Values: n/a n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
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; Contrast detect AF during live view at any point in image N/A (Manual focus with OVF/Live View with magnification, focus peaking)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD 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) Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.73x magnification; Optional Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: Yes Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 1.09x 0.73x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 0.73x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 1,036,800 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 50000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 Auto, ISO 100 to 50,000 in 1/3 EV steps from ISO 200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Grey card (determined from image), Grey card Live View, Color temperature (Kelvin) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shadow, Tungsten, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Color Temperature Setting (2000-13100K), Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 125 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame) OVF: TTL Center-weighted with working aperture; Live view: TTL Multi, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes No
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes:    
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 2 or 12 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; First or second curtain sync Centre-weighted TTL pre-flash metering with Leica flash units (SF40, SF64, SF26), or flash units compatible with the system with SCA3502 M5 adapter
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type) 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Hot shoe Hot shoe with additional contacts for Leica Visoflex viewfinder
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory: Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)  
Dual Card Slots: Yes No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic .DNG RAW (14-bit, lossless compressed), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (motion JPEG)  
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: Yes No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: Yes No
External Connections: USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: No No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Cabled or Wi-Fi Threaded cable release 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, audio in (3.5 mm jack) and audio out (3.5 mm jack) with audio adapter S (supplied with the camera)  
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): 3.5 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 100
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):   5.0
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):   30
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):   210 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 7.4V, 2850mAh Proprietary 7.4v 1300mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2850mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary 7.4v 1300mAh Lithium-ion rechargea
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration  
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Leica CMOS sensor and Leica Maestro II image processor, 3.5fps burst speed, Live View mode, 4K and FHD video Available in black or silver.