Leica SL2 Review

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Main Features

  • 47 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 146 x 107 x 42 mm, 835g.
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  • Replaced: SL

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Leica SL2 Overview


First introduced in November, 2019, Leica SL2 is a 47 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Leica replaced the older Leica SL with SL2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Leica SL2 with Leica SL


Leica SL2 comes with a Full Frame sensor - 36 x 24 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 43.27 mm

- Full Frame, approximate the actual size shown above

Sensor resolution of Leica SL2 ~ 8396 x 5597 pixels.

Leica SL2 has Crop Factor: 1.0

The sensor has a surface area of 864.0 mm².

There are approximate 46,992,412 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Leica SL2


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica SL2 with competitors in pro mirrorless cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
4096 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
47MP High Resolution Sensor
2100k dots Screen Resolution
1/8000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
UHS-II Memory Card Support
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
225 Focus Points
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
50000 Max Native ISO
20.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1/8000s Electronic Shutter Speed
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
5760k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 Storage Slots
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Battery Life: 370 shots
Weight: 835g

Physical Dimensions of Leica SL2


Leica SL2 weighs 835g and has external dimensions of 146 x 107 x 42mm (5.75 x 4.21 x 1.65"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 675g, Leica SL2 is 160 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica SL2
835g
Average weight
675g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica SL2
42mm
Average Thickness
64mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

Here is the front and top view image of Leica SL2 with the dimensions:

Leica SL2

Specifications of Leica SL2


General
Brand Leica
Model SL2
Announced November, 2019
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1
Number of Lenses 29
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 2100k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 225
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/1800 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Continuous Shooting 20.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range no built-in flash
Flash Modes no built-in flash
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±3 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 36 x 24 mm
Sensor Area 864.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 47 MP
Max Image Resolution 8368 x 5584
Max Native ISO 50000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 50
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 4096 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 3.1 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 370 shots
Battery Type Built-in
Battery Model BP-SCL4
Physical
Weight 835 g
Physical Dimensions 146 x 107 x 42 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC card (UHS-II supported on slot 1)
Storage Slots 2
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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