Leica's X-U is probably the most trendy ruggedized digital camera you'll discover
Leica has revealed its first ever outside and underwater digital camera, the X-U (Typ 113). As we’re accustomed to with the German producer, this new shooter does not depart a lot to be desired when it comes to industrial design — it is compact and tremendous glossy, particularly compared to different ruggedized cameras on the market. However what’s most necessary listed here are the X-U’s dustproof (sealed physique), shockproof and waterproof attributes, which permit it to be submerged as much as forty nine ft with none penalties.
It is also packing a sixteen-megapixel APS-C sensor, three-inch LCD display and a 23mm, f/1.7 fastened prime lens (35mm equal). Now, do not anticipate to be capturing any 4K movies throughout your subsequent journey, since Leica’s all-terrain gadget solely does 720p and 1080p movies at 30 fps. ISO sensitivity, in the meantime, can attain a max vary of 12,500.
The X-U will hit shops on the finish of January for $2,950, so it is best to in all probability begin saving up if you would like one for your self.