Leica SL2-S Review

Overall Score

90

Main Features

  • 24 MP Full frame CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Type Screen
  • Electronic Viewfinder
  • 5760k dot Electronic viewfinder
  • 20 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 4096 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 146 x 107 x 83 mm, 931g.
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Leica SL2-S Overview


First introduced in December, 2020, Leica SL2-S is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a Full frame (36 x 24 mm) sized CMOS sensor.

Leica SL2-S Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Leica SL2-S Leica SL2-S 2020 24MP 100 - 50000 931g 146 x 107 x 83mm
Leica SL2 Leica SL2 2019 47MP 100 - 50000 835g 146 x 107 x 42mm
Leica SL Leica SL 2015 24MP 50 - 50000 847g 147 x 104 x 39mm

Proc and Cons of Leica SL2-S


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

Pros
Built-in Wireless
5-axis Sensor-shift Image Stabilization
4096 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
20.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1/s Electronic Shutter Speed
Headphone Port
Timelapse Recording
225 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
Bluetooth Connectivity
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
50000 Max Native ISO
510 shots Long Battery Life
Manual Exposure Mode
Microphone Port
Environmental Sealing
5760k dot Viewfinder Resolution
2 Storage Slots
Focus Bracketing
400 mbps High Video Bitrate
Cons
No Articulating Screen
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Low Screen Resolution: 2,100kk dots
Low Max Shutter Speed: 1/s
Weight: 931g
Type Scores

Leica SL2-S has an Overall Score of 90/100 and ranked #17 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #18 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Leica SL2-S Scores
Imaging score
76
Features score
99
Value for money score
81
Portability score
65
Overall score
90
Average Scores in Pro Mirrorless
Imaging Score
71
Features Score
78
Value For Money Score
82
Portability Score
74
Overall score
79

Physical Dimensions of Leica SL2-S


Leica SL2-S weighs 931g and has external dimensions of 146 x 107 x 83mm (5.75 x 4.21 x 3.27"). Considering that the average weight of Pro Mirrorless cameras is 691g, Leica SL2-S is 240 grams more than the average weight of cameras in this category.

Weight Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica SL2-S
931g
Average weight
691g
Min weight
465g
Max weight
1320g

Thickness Comparison
Pro Mirrorless Cameras


Leica SL2-S
83mm
Average Thickness
67mm
Min Thickness
37mm
Max Thickness
97mm

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

Leica SL2-S

Specifications of Leica SL2-S


General
Brand Leica
Model SL2-S
Announced December, 2020
Body Type SLR-style mirrorless
Lens
Lens Mount Leica L
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1×
Number of Lenses 42
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed Type
Screen Resolution 2,100kk pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder Resolution 5760
Viewfinder Coverage 100%%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.78
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/ 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 ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size Full frame
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6000 x 4000
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 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 510 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-SCL4
Physical
Weight 931 g
Physical Dimensions 146 x 107 x 83 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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