• 35mm 855.6mm2
  • 24.3 megapixels
  • 35.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 370.5mm2
  • 16.3 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 12,500
  • Detailed specifications
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX1
  • Leica TL
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Predecessor:   Leica T (Typ 701)
T (Typ 701) vs TL
Successor: Sony RX1R II
RX1 vs RX1R II
Leica TL2
TL vs TL2
General
Model Number: RX1 TL
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $2799.99 $1699.99
Street Price: $2,398.00 $925.00
Date Available: 2012-12-15 2016-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 17.6 oz (498 g)
includes batteries
13.5 oz (384 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.5 x 2.6 x 2.7 in.
(113 x 65 x 70 mm)
5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3 in.
(134 x 69 x 33 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer: Sony  
Effective Megapixels: 24.3 16.3
Sensor Format: 35mm APS-C
Sensor size: 855.62mm2 (35.80mm x 23.90mm) 370.52mm2 (23.60mm x 15.70mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 5.97 microns 4.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: 1.0x 1.5x
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: 93  
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 25.1  
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 14.3  
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 2,534  
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 6000 x 4000 (24.0 MP, 3:2),
6000 x 3376 (20.3 MP, 16:9),
3936 x 2624 (10.3 MP, 3:2),
3936 x 2216 (8.7 MP, 16:9),
2640 x 1760 (4.6 MP, 3:2),
2640 x 1488 (3.9 MP, Other),
12416 x 1856 (23.0 MP, Other),
8192 x 1856 (15.2 MP, Other),
2160 x 5536 (12.0 MP, Other),
2160 x 3872 (8.4 MP, Other)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG JPEG, .DNG RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 5.1 5.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/​28Mbps/​PS or 60i/​24Mbps/​FX or 60i/​17Mbps/​FH or 24p/​24Mbps/​FX or 24p/​17Mbps/​FH)
1440x1080 (30p/​12Mbps)
640x480 (30p/​3Mbps)
1920x1080 (30p)
1280x720 (30p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MP4 with stereo audio
Composite Video Out: No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: n/a n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a n/a
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Leica L bayonet
Lens: Carl Zeiss Sonnar T* 2/35mm (fixed); 8 elements in 7 groups, 3 aspherical elements, 9 aperture blades n/a
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35mm  
Focal Length (actual): 35mm  
Zoom Ratio: 1.00x  
Aperture Range: f/2 - f/22  
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
 
Macro Focus Range: 20 - 35 cm
7.9 - 13.8 in
 
Filter Thread: 49.0mm n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 2x Clear Image Zoom, Up to 4x standard digital zoom, 1.4x/2.0x Digital Teleconverter, up to 9.1x Smart digital zoom at lower resolutions  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Multi point AF (25 points) / Center / Flexible Spot Contrast Detection: Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Optional Clip-on Viewfinders: FDA-V1K Optical Viewfinder, FDA-EV1MK Electronic Viewfinder Optional Leica Visoflex Electronic Viewfinder
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.7
Rear Display Resolution: 1,228,800 dots (307,200 px) 1,229,760 dots (409,920 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 16.7x  
Top Deck Display: No No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 25600 12500
Minimum ISO (native): 100 100
ISO Settings: ISO 100-25600 (1/3 EV steps, expandable to 50/64/80), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits); Multi Frame NR: 100-102400 (1 EV steps), Auto (100-25600 with selectable upper/lower limits) Auto, 100 - 12500
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto WB, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent (Warm white/Cool white/Day white/Daylight), Flash, Color Temp, Color Filter, Custom Auto, daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings, manual color temperature setting; fine adjustment option for all settings
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 30 sec 1/4000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: Yes No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 1200-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Scene modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Sunset, Night Portrait, Night Scene, Hand-held Twilight; Sweep Panorama; Effects: Toy Camera, Pop Colour, Posterisation, Retro Photo, Soft High-key, Partial Colour, High Contrast Monochrome, Soft Focus, HDR Painting, Rich-tone Monochrome, Miniature, Watercolor, Illustration Sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset
Self Timer: 2, 10 seconds 2 or 12 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Fill-flash, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Off, Wireless; Red-eye reduction: On/Off Automatic, automatic / red eye reduction, always on, always on / red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync / red eye reduction
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): 6.0 4.5 m / 14.8 ft.
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.75m to 21.7m / 2.5 ft. to 71.2 ft. Aperture dependant; GN = 4.5m at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync: 1/4000 1/180
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: Multi Interface Hot Shoe Hot shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: MS Duo / MS PRO Duo / SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: No UHS support No UHS support
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: 14-bit RAW (ARW 2.3), RAW+JPEG .DNG RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD 2.0 / MP4; Audio :Dolby Digital (AC-3) / MPEG-4 AAC-LC MP4 with stereo audio
Included Memory:   3,200.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   Internal
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: Yes No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes No
Remote Control: Yes Yes
Remote Control Type: Threaded cable release Via Wi-Fi
Connections (extended): Micro HDMI (Type D), 3.5mm stereo microphone jack Leica flash interface with integrated connection for accessories
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.89  
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.93  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 10  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.04  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 5.1 5.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 15 12
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.2  
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 15  
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 5.1  
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 12  
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.27 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.038 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.38 seconds  
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.016 seconds  
Shutter Lag (notes): Full Autofocus, Multi-area AF mode = 0.272s  
Startup Time: 1.7 seconds  
Play -> Record Time: 1.5 seconds  
Flash cycle time, full power: 8.2 seconds  
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 220 shots 400 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NP-BX1 Proprietary BP-DC13 7.4v 1040mAh
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NP-BX1 Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary BP-DC13 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes Yes
Software
Included Software: Software CD-ROM (includes Picture Motion Browser, Image Data Converter 4) Leica App (free download remote control and picture transfer in Apple App Store/Google Play Store).
OS Compatibility: Windows XP SP3/Vista SP2/7, Mac OS X (v.10.5 +); PMB is Windows only  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: World's First Full-Frame Compact Digital Camera. Available in black, silver and titanium.