The Leica Q - A Full-Frame 24MP Compact Camera

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  • · Posted 30 months Ago
  •  BY Jack Lowe

Leica has just launched a brand new compact camera with a full-frame 24-megapixel CMOS sensor and a fixed lens, aiming to bring "iconic Leica features" to a new body size. Named the Leica Q (Typ 116), the camera has an ISO range of up to 50,000 and achieve photo bursts of up to 10 frames per second at full resolution. It also has an incredibly fast auto-focus system. In fact, it's the quickest in its class.

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On the front of the camera you'll find an image stabilised Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH, while the back features a 3-inch touchscreen, which can be used to manually focus the camera by tapping a certain area, and a 3.68-megapixel electronic viewfinder. Additional features include full HD video recording, built-in Wi-Fi for sharing content, a special Leica Q app for remotely controlling camera settings, and a macro mode.

The Leica Q is available from retailers and online now for 2,900 ($4250 USD).

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