• Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • 35mm 864.0mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 200 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica S-E (Typ 006)
  • Leica M-P (Typ 240)
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General
Model Number: S-E (Typ 006) M-P (Typ 240)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Pro SLR Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $16900.00 $7950.00
Street Price: $16,900.00 $7,122.06
Date Available: 2014-09-30 2014-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
24.0 oz (680 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 1.7 in.
(139 x 80 x 42 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Kodak KAF-37500  
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:   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: 7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2) 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)
Image File Format: JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.5 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
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: 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 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 (playback only) Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: High eyepoint pentaprism viewfinder, 98% coverage, 0.87x magnification, -3 to +1 diopter correction, interchangeable focusing screen Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification; Optional Visoflex EVF-2 Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 1.09x 0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.87x 0.68x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
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): 1600 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 200
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, ISO 200 to 6,400 in 1/3EV steps, extendable to ISO 100
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Custom (Grey Card), Color temperature (Kelvin) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Kelvin Setting (2000-13100K), Manual
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 32 sec 1/4000 - 32 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:   Film Simulation Modes
Self Timer: 2, 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
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 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 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 SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
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, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
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: Yes 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: Cabled Threaded cable release
Connections (extended): Mini HDMI Type C, X-sync, 7-pin LEMO socket for remote accessories, contact strip for multi-function hand grip Accessory port, contact strip for Multifunction Hand Grip M
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): 1.5 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):   24
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:   0.0 seconds
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, 2100mAh Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x 7.4V, 2100mAh 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: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle 2, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility:   Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Updated Leica M Typ 240 with: Scratch resistant display-cover made of sapphire glass, large 2GB double sized image buffer, no Leica Logo and "M" lettering on the front side, manual viewfinder frame selection with the traditional 'frame selector'. Available in black or silver chrome.