Leica Introduces A New Underwater Digital camera

Leica Introduces A New Underwater Camera

Simply in time for underwater basket-weaving season Leica has launched the Leica X-U, a rugged, waterproof digital camera that data full HD video.

The digital camera has a sixteen.5-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and glued Leica Summilux 23 mm f/1.7 ASPH lens. It has a quick most aperture of f/1.7 for selective focusing and you may add an underwater filter to maintain the lens and digital camera dry whereas rolling within the deep. It will possibly dive to forty nine ft with you in tow.

As is Leica’s wont this digital camera is a part of their extra level-and-shoot collection however, because of the lens and digital camera capabilities it prices a mere $2,950. It has a no-slip physique and guarded rear display in addition to locking options for the battery compartment and reminiscence card slot.

I haven’t gotten an opportunity to deal with this one within the flesh but however, as soon as once more, anticipate wonderful picture high quality at a worth that far outpaces the normal rugged level-and-shoot. Nevertheless, figuring out Leica, this factor can in all probability take superb pictures of fluke, flounder, and sunken rest room seats.