Leica SL2-S Overview

Announced Dec 10, 2020 •
24 megapixels | 3.2 screen
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Announced Dec 10, 2020
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The Leica SL2 is a 24 Megapixel stills/video hybrid full-frame camera that uses the L-mount that the company co-developed with Panasonic and Sigma. It has sensor-shift image stabilization built right in, and the camera can move the sensor in order to produce 96 Megapixel images.

The SL2-S's body is built like a tank and has an IP54 certification for weather-sealing. The camera's touchscreen LCD is 3.2" in size and sports 2.1 million dots, while the large EVF has a resolution of 5.76 million dots. The SL2-S has two SD card slots, both of which are compatible with high-speed UHS-II media. A small LCD on the top plate lets you quickly view and adjust camera settings.

The SL2-S can capture DCI and UHD 4K video at 60 frames/sec (with an APS-C crop; it's 30p without one) and up to 180 fps in Full HD mode. The SL2-S has both mic and headphone sockets, as well as a full-size HDMI port. Waveforms, color bars with a test tone and automatic follow-focus will be added in 2021.

Quick specs
Body type SLR-style mirrorless
Max resolution 6000 x 4000
Effective pixels 24 megapixels
Sensor size Full frame (36 x 24 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
ISO Auto, 100-50000 (expands to 50-50000)
Lens mount Leica L
Focal length mult. 1×
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3.2
Screen dots 2,100,000
Max shutter speed 1/8000 sec
Format MPEG-4, H.264
USB USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 931 g (2.05 lb / 32.84 oz)
Dimensions 146 x 107 x 83 mm (5.75 x 4.21 x 3.27)
GPS None

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Leica SL2-S sample gallery (DPReview TV)
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