Leica TL2 mirrorless camera officially announced, features 24MP sensor, 20fps shooting and 4K video

Jul 10, 2017

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Leica TL2 mirrorless camera officially announced, features 24MP sensor, 20fps shooting and 4K video

Jul 10, 2017

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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Leica has officially announced TL2, a APS-C mirrorless camera with 24MP sensor. It’s a small, yet durable and powerful camera, created from a single block of aluminum. It shoots 20fps with an electronic shutter, as well as UHD 4K video at 30fps. With the ISO 50,000, the camera has excellent low light capabilities as well. Let’s take a look at more details and full specs.

Leica TL2 contains a 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor. Paired with Leica’s Maestro II processor, it provides sharp and clear images even at high ISO. And while we’re at the ISO value, it ranges between 100 and 50,000 providing you clear and sharp images even in low light conditions.

The focusing system is contrast-detect AF system, with 49 points. It’s been improved to be faster and more accurate, to give you well-focused photos even in burst mode. You can shoot at 20 fps shooting speed with electronic shutter, but it also boasts a maximum shutter speed of 1/40,000 second. With the mechanical shutter, you can shoot at 7 fps and a max shutter speed of 1/4000 second.

When it comes to shooting video, Leica TL2 is capable of shooting UHD 4K at 30 fps. It can also record full HD with a max frame rate of 60 fps and HD, which can do slow motion at 120 fps. Additionally, this camera comes with built-in Wi-Fi connectivity and a 3.7″ LCD monitor.

Take a look at are the full specs:

Imaging
Lens Mount Leica L
Camera Format APS-C (1.5x Crop Factor)
Pixels Actual: 24.96 Megapixel
Effective: 24.24 Megapixel
Max Resolution 24 MP: 6016 x 4014
Aspect Ratio 3:2
Sensor Type / Size CMOS, 23.6 x 15.7 mm
File Formats Still Images: DNG, JPEG
Movies: MP4
Memory Card Type SDXC
SDHC
SD
Image Stabilization None
AV Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC
Video Format 3840 x 2160p at 30 fps
1920 x 1080p at 60 fps
1280 x 720p at 60, 120 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Video Clip Length Up to 29 Minutes
Audio Recording Built-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Focus Control
Focus Type Auto & Manual
Focus Mode Continuous-Servo AF (C), Manual Focus (M), Single-servo AF (S), Touch AF & Shutter
Autofocus Points Contrast Detection: 49
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type None
Display Screen 3.7″  Touchscreen LCD (1,300,000)
Screen Coverage 100%
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 100-50000
Shutter Type: Electronic
Speed: 30 – 1/40000 Second
Type: Mechanical
Speed: 30 – 1/4000 Second
Remote Control Leica App (Optional)
Metering Method Center-Weighted Average Metering, Multi-Zone Metering, Spot Metering
Exposure Modes Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Halogen, Manual, Shade
Continuous Shooting Up to 20 fps at 24 MP for up to 29 frames
Up to 7 fps at 24 MP for up to 29 frames
Flash
Built-in Flash No
Max Sync Speed Mechanical Shutter:1 / 180 Second
External Flash Connection Hot Shoe
Performance
Start-up Time 0.6 seconds
Self Timer 12 Seconds, 2 Seconds
Internal Memory 32GB
Connectivity HDMI D (Micro), USB Type-C
Wi-Fi Capable Yes
Power
Battery 1 x BP-DC13 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 985 mAh
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 5.3 x 2.7 x 1.3″ / 134.0 x 69.0 x 33.0 mm
Weight 12.52 oz / 355 g without battery

Leica TL2 is now available for preorders at the price of $1,950.00 for body only, and you can get it in black and silver color.

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Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic

Dunja Djudjic is a multi-talented artist based in Novi Sad, Serbia. With 15 years of experience as a photographer, she specializes in capturing the beauty of nature, travel, and fine art. In addition to her photography, Dunja also expresses her creativity through writing, embroidery, and jewelry making.

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