• APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.0 megapixels
  • ISO 320 - 25,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Leica T (Typ 701)
  • Leica M Monochrom (Typ 246)
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Predecessor:    
Successor: Leica TL
T (Typ 701) vs TL
 
General
Model Number: T (Typ 701) M Monochrom (Typ 246)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact System Camera Rangefinder
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $1850.00 $7450.00
Street Price: $998.00 $7,595.00
Date Available: 2014-05-26 2015-05-07
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
24.0 oz (680 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 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: 16.3 24.0
Sensor Format: APS-C 35mm
Sensor size: 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm) 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 4.77 microns 6.01 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.5x 1.0x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG None
Anti Aliasing Filter: None None
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 75  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 23.0  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 12.7  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 1,082  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4944 x 3278 (16.2 MP, Other),
4928 x 3264 (16.1 MP, Other),
4272 x 2856 (12.2 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 2160 (7.1 MP, Other),
2144 x 1424 (3.1 MP, Other),
1632 x 1080 (1.8 MP, Other)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.0 3.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
1920x1080 (25p/​24p)
1280x720 (25p/​24p)
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: No
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Leica L 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
Digital Zoom Values:   n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF N/A (Manual focus with OVF/Live View with magnification, focus peaking)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder Non-TTL bright-line frame rangefinder w/ automatic parallax compensation, 0.68x magnification, calibrated to -0.5 dpt (corrective lenses from -3 to +3 diopter available); Optional Visoflex EVF-2 Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.68x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.68x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.7 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes 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): 12500 25000
Minimum ISO (native): 100 320
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12500 Auto, ISO 320 to 25000 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings None
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Multi-field, center-weighted, spot 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: Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset B&W capture only; Filters available including new yellow, orange and green filters.
Self Timer: 2 or 12 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction 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): 4.5 m / 14.8 ft. n/a
Flash Range Description: Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100 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: Hot shoe SCA-3502 compatible hot shoe, with center contact
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+JPEG .DNG RAW (14-bit, compressed or uncompressed), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MP4 with stereo audio QuickTime Motion JPEG (MOV); built-in mic is mono, but external stereo mic adapter available
Included Memory: 1,600.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: Internal  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: 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 No
DPOF Compliant: No No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Via Wi-Fi Threaded cable release
Connections (extended): Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories 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): 5.0 3.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 30
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): 400 shots  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh Proprietary 7.4v 1800mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 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 (free download after registration), Leica T app for iOS (free download from Apple App-Store) Free download of Adobe Lightroom for registered owners
OS Compatibility:   Windows Vista SP2 /7/ 8; Mac OS X (10.5 or higher)
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: APS-C mirrorless interchangeable lens camera, new Leica T bayonet mount, 3.7-inch touchscreen LCD, built-in flash, hot shoe with accessory port, built-in Wi-Fi. Available in silver or black. Captures black and white stills and video with no interpolation. Finished in black chrome.