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Leica SL2 unveiled

Leica has just unveiled its latest full-frame mirrorless camera, the Leica SL2. It comes as a successor to the SL, first released in 2015.

The SL2 sports a housing made of aluminum and magnesium, paired with a leatherette cover and has IP54 protection. It comes with a 47.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor, the latest Maestro III image processor, a dynamic range of up to 14 stops, SL mount system, M mount system, and an ISO range of 50-50000. The SL2 also has a 5-axis system, continuous shooting speed of up to 20 fps, 4K video recording, cine mode, 225 autofocus metering fields, Leica Object Detection, 187MP multi-shot mode, a mechanical shutter of up to 1/8000s and an electric shutter of up to 1/4000s.


The camera includes a 3.2-inch touchscreen protected by Gorilla Glass, an EyeRes OLED viewfinder with a 5.76m-dot resolution, a 120fps refresh rate, and a 1.28-inch monochrome LCD at the top of the camera for a quick view of the current settings. Other features of the SL2 are a 1,860mAh rechargeable battery, USB-C port, 3.5mm combo jack, HDMI 2.0b output, two UHS-II SD card slots, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, and compatibility with the Leica FOTOS app.

The Leica SL2 retails for USD 5,995 (body only) and will be available for purchase in the US beginning November 21.

Check out the introduction video below:

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