Leica SL (Typ 601) prices and specs
The SL (Typ 601) was released on Oct 20, 2015 and is on sale in USA for $6,299.95.
The SL (Typ 601) is a DSLR (Digital Single Reflex) camera what means that the SL (Typ 601) takes photos of higher quality and has a lot of taking photos options.
The camera can take images at 24 megapixels max resolution. But for better picture quality the more important thing is a sensor size. This model has a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sensor. It means that the SL (Typ 601) is a professional camera that will produce very high quality images but it has a significant disadvantage - the model has big weight and dimensions.
The SL (Typ 601) has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. This shutter speed is above average for cameras and is fast enough for shooting fast moving objects. The SL (Typ 601) can record amazing 4K resolution videos. 4K has the single disadvantage - captured files are huge.
The SL (Typ 601) is an interchangeable and has Leica L lens mount. If the event demands special shooting conditions, the camera owner can change lens to a more suitable to produce better pictures.
Also this model has Wi-Fi which means that the SL (Typ 601) owner can back up pictures to a cloud service for example. The SL (Typ 601) even has built-in GPS that will allow the photographer to record the exact co-ordinates where the images were captured. The SL (Typ 601) battery life will be enough to take up to 400 images.
Screen & Viewfinder
Lens & Focus
Physical & Battery
Image ratio w:h
White balance presets
Custom white balance
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Number of focus points
Focal length multiplier
Weight (inc. batteries)
Battery Life (CIPA)
- Oct 20, 2015
- Large SLR
- 24 megapixels
- 6000 x 4000
- Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
- Maestro II
- Auto, 50-50000
- 60 sec
- 1/8000 sec
- Yes (via hot shoe and PC sync)
- 11.0 fps
- Yes (2 or 12 secs)
- ±3 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV steps)
- ±3 (3, 5, 7 frames at 1 EV, 2 EV steps)
- TFT LCD
- 4096 x 2160 (24p), 3840 x 2160 (30p), 1920 x 1080 (120p, 60p, 30p, 24p), 1280 x 720 (120p, 60p, 30p, 24p)
- 4:2:o 8-bit (internal), 4:2:2 10-bit (HDMI out); supports V-Log L gamma
- Contrast Detect (sensor)
- Selective single-point
- Face Detection
- Live View
- Leica L
- 847 g (1.87 lb / 29.88 oz)
- 147 x 104 x 39 mm (5.79 x 4.09 x 1.54″)
- Battery Pack
- BP-SCL4 lithium-ion battery and charger
- Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported on slot 1)
- USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
- Yes (via smartphone or shutter release cable)
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