Continuous shooting and 'Leica Object Detection' AF
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Continuous shooting and 'Leica Object Detection' AF

We're not used to saying this about Leica's cameras, but the SL2 is fast. While it probably won't give the Sony a9 II or Canon EOS-1D X Mark III a run for their money, the SL2's maximum continuous shooting rate of 20 fps in electronic shutter mode is very respectable, and 10 fps in mechanical shutter mode isn't too shabby either. There are a couple of catches though: we'd expect image quality to take a hit in e-shutter mode under certain lighting conditions (specifically under some types of artificial lighting), and focus is locked in both 10 and 20 fps shooting. Autofocus tracking is available at 6 fps.

Leica Object Detection AF appears to be closely related to Panasonic's face / eye / body-detection, and detects human subjects starting with their body shape, before narrowing down (if it can) to faces and eyes. There are a total of 225 autofocus points, and like previous Leica cameras (and the Panasonic S1-series), AF is contrast-detection.