Following in the footsteps of Sony’s RX1, Leica is about to release its own fixed-lens full frame camera.
Leica fans have been expecting the camera ever since it was registered by a Taiwanese agency back in March, and the first image and full specs have finally leaked. Those wanting official information will have to wait another week.
Boasting the red-dot logo, the Leica Q (Type 116) is expected to not only be better than the Sony, but also be considerably more expensive.
Below are the leaked specs:
- Summilux 1: 1.7 / 28mm ASPH lens
- 24MP CMOS full-size sensor
- Made in Germany
- Full HD Video
- Built-in WiFi
- Remote control possible from smartphones and tablets
- Top cover constructed of machined aluminum
- Magnesium body
- Touch panel
- Focus peaking
- Live View zoom
- 3.68 million dots EVF
- New Maestro II image processing engine
- Up to 10fps in continuous shooting
- Top ISO of 50,000
The camera should be announced in an upcoming even in Munich on June 11th and is estimated to cost 4,000€ (~4,500 USD).