Leica's SL full-body digital camera options a powerful excessive-res EVF
Recent off of its Q launch this previous summer time, Leica is again with one other full-body digital camera: the SL Typ-601. The brand new shooter, which Leica says is geared towards skilled photographers, comes with a 24-megapixel CMOS sensor, Maestro II processor, an ISO vary of as much as 50,000, WiFi for distant entry and picture sharing and a climate-sealed physique. Leica’s newest SL additionally options an eleven fps steady capturing mode and max mechanical shutter speeds of 1/eight,000 — the corporate says an digital choice might be out there at a later level. Video-sensible, you will have entry to each 1080p and 4K (three,840 x 2,one hundred sixty), with the latter able to dealing with 24 and 30 fps. Whereas the SL is stacked with all the aforementioned specs, Leica needs individuals to give attention to the brand new, spherical four.four-megapixel (60 fps) electrical viewfinder; it’s the highest decision EVF available on the market, in accordance with the German producer.
Though I did have the prospect to shoot briefly with the SL Typ-601, I wasn’t allowed to extract any pattern photographs out of the digital camera. However let me inform you: The second you decide this factor up, you are capable of really feel the prowess of Leica’s prime-of-the-line construct supplies. It has an attractive design, too, because of a black body that is constructed from a strong block of aluminum. The digital camera arrives on November sixteenth for $7,450 physique-solely, and there will probably be lens adapters to make it suitable with present and legacy Leica lenses. Whereas the Leica SL does pack a punch, you might purchase a equally specced product for lots much less cash — similar to Sony’s fantastic A7R II, which prices about $three,200. That stated, the corporate does know there are model fanatics who will not thoughts paying the premium.