• 35mm 860.4mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,800
  • Medium format 1,350.0mm2
  • 37.5 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 6400
  • Detailed specifications
  • Nikon Df
  • Leica S (Typ 007)
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General
Model Number: Df S (Typ 007)
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: SLR Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: Yes Yes
Retail Price: $2999.95 $24500.00
Street Price: $2,746.95 $19,995.00
Date Available: 2013-11-30 2015-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 34.7 oz (983 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
44.4 oz (1,260 g)
includes batteries
Size: 5.6 x 4.3 x 2.6 in.
(144 x 110 x 67 mm)
6.3 x 4.7 x 3.1 in.
(160 x 120 x 80 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.2 37.5
Sensor Format: 35mm Medium format
Sensor size: 860.4mm2 (36.00mm x 23.90mm) 1350mm2 (45.00mm x 30.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 7.31 microns 6.00 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 0.8x
Aspect Ratio: 3:2 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed None
Self-Cleaning: Yes No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 89  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 24.6  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 13.1  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 3,279  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4928 x 3280 (16.2 MP, 3:2),
3696 x 2456 (9.1 MP, 3:2),
2464 x 1640 (4.0 MP, 3:2),
3200 x 2128 (6.8 MP, 3:2),
2400 x 1592 (3.8 MP, Other),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2)
7500 x 5000 (37.5 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG, NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; RAW+JPEG; TIFF (RGB) JPEG, RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.4 3.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: No Yes
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 Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: Nikon F Leica S bayonet
Lens: AF-S NIKKOR 50mm f/1.8G Special Edition n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 50mm  
Focal Length (actual): 50mm  
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x  
Aperture Range: f/1.8 - f/16; 7 diaphragm blades (circular)  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range:    
Filter Thread: 58.0mm 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 Yes
Auto Focus Type: 39-point (9 cross type) TTL phase detection with 3D focus tracking via Nikon Multi-CAM 4800FX; Contrast-detect AF in Live View modes 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
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type: SLR; eye-level pentaprism, fixed Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VIII focusing screen, 100% coverage, 0.7x magnification, 15mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter 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)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent): 0.70x 1.09x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed): 0.70x 0.87x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.2 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 921,600 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display: Yes Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 6400
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 100 - 12,800, plus down to 50 in Lo-1, up to 204,800 in Hi-4 Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (2 types), Incandescent, Fluorescent (7 types), Direct Sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, Preset manual (up to 4), Color temperature (2500-10000K), all with fine-tuning Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, HMI, Fluorescent warm, Fluorescent cool, Flash, Grey card (determined from image), Grey card Live View, Color temperature (Kelvin)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 125 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.5EV steps
Metering Modes: 2016-pixel 3D Color Matrix Metering III, Center-weighted (75% given to 8, 12, 15 or 20mm circle), Spot (4mm) centered on selected focus area Multi-segment (5 fields), Center-weighted, Spot (3.5% of image frame)
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Built-in HDR mode  
Self Timer: 2/5/10/20s; 1-9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 seconds 2, 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes  
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: No No
Flash Modes: Front curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, Auto FP High-Speed Sync supported 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
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: n/a n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/250 1/125 or 1/1000 depending on lens (shutter type)
Flash Exposure Compensation: -3 to +1 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: ISO 518 Hot Shoe (safety lock provided), PC Sync terminal Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I  
Other Memory:   Dual SD + CF (UDMA7)
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit, lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed; RAW+JPEG; TIFF (RGB) RAW (Adobe .DNG), RAW+JPEG Fine/Basic
Movie File Format:   MOV (motion JPEG)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 3.0 Super Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Optional cable release, wired, wireless Cabled or Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Type-C Mini HDMI, Accessory Terminal 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): 0.54  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.54  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 0.53  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.4 3.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 29  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.4  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 22  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR): 1.39 seconds  
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR): 0.233 seconds  
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.079 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.054 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full AF lag, wide-area mode, OVF = 0.493s Full AF lag, Live View = 1.388s Prefocused, Live View = 0.233s  
Startup Time: 0.6 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 0.3 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View):    
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF): 1400 shots  
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL14a Proprietary 7.4V, 2850mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL14a Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x 7.4V, 2850mAh Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: No
Software
Included Software: Nikon ViewNX 2 CD-ROM Adobe Photoshop Lightroom and Leica Image Shuttle, downloadable from the Leica owners’ area after product registration
OS Compatibility:    
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Available in two-tone silver and black, or black. Leica CMOS sensor and Leica Maestro II image processor, 3.5fps burst speed, Live View mode, 4K and FHD video