Leica TL2 Review

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Main Features

  • 24 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 100 - 50000 ISO
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • Electronic (optional) Viewfinder
  • 7 fps continuous shooting
  • 4K 3840 x 2160 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 134 x 69 x 33 mm, 399g.
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Leica TL2 Overview

First introduced in July, 2017, Leica TL2 is a 24 MP Mirrorless with a APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm) sized CMOS sensor. Leica replaced the older Leica TL with TL2. Follow the link to read our detailed comparison of these models:

Compare Leica TL2 with Leica TL

Leica TL2 comes with a 23.6 x 15.7 mm CMOS sensor, which has a diagonal of 28.35 mm (1.11").

- Full Frame
- Leica TL2

Sensor resolution of Leica TL2 ~ 6000 x 4000 pixels.

Leica TL2 has Crop Factor: 1.53

The sensor has a surface area of 370.5 mm².

There are approximate 24,000,000 photosites (pixels) on this area.

Leica TL2 Series History
Model Year $ Sensor ISO Weight Dimensions
Leica TL2 Leica TL2 2017 24MP 100 - 50000 399g 134 x 69 x 33mm
Leica TL Leica TL 2016 16MP 100 - 12500 384g 134 x 69 x 33mm

Proc and Cons of Leica TL2

Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Leica TL2 with competitors in semi-pro mirrorless cameras.

Built-in Wireless
3840 x 2160 (4K) Max Video Resolution
AF Face Detection
24MP High Resolution Sensor
1230k dots Screen Resolution
1/4000s Max Shutter Speed
Manual Exposure Mode
399g Light Body
±3 AE Bracketing Range
Focus Bracketing
Touch Screen
External Flash
RAW Support
50000 Max Native ISO
7.0 fps Continuous Shooting
Manual Focus
1/4000s Electronic Shutter Speed
49 Focus Points
Flash Sync Port
Remote Control with a Smartphone
No Bluetooth
No Image Stabilization
Low Battery Life: 250 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
Type Scores

Leica TL2 has an Overall Score of 68/100 and ranked #107 out of 214 in Mirrorless cameras, and ranked #198 out of 1222 in all cameras.

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Physical Dimensions of Leica TL2

Leica TL2 weighs 399g and has external dimensions of 134 x 69 x 33mm (5.28 x 2.72 x 1.3"). Considering that the average weight of Semi-Pro Mirrorless cameras is 444g, Leica TL2 is 45 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category.

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Thickness Comparison
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Here is the front and top view image of Leica TL2 with the dimensions:

Leica TL2

Size Compared to Major Competitors

Model Weight TL2 Dimensions TL2
Leica Q Leica Q 640 g 399 g 130 x 80 x 93 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Leica TL Leica TL 384 g 399 g 134 x 69 x 33 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Sony Alpha a6500 Sony A6500 453 g 399 g 120 x 67 x 53 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Leica SL Leica SL 847 g 399 g 147 x 104 x 39 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Fujifilm X-T2 Fujifilm X-T2 507 g 399 g 133 x 92 x 49 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Leica T Typ 701 Leica T Type 701 384 g 399 g 134 x 69 x 33 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Leica M10 Leica M10 660 g 399 g 139 x 39 x 80 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Fujifilm X-Pro2 Fujifilm X-Pro2 495 g 399 g 141 x 83 x 56 mm 134 x 69 x 33 mm

Specifications of Leica TL2

Brand Leica
Model TL2
Announced July, 2017
Body Type Rangefinder-style mirrorless
Lens Mount Leica L
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier 1.5
Number of Lenses 4
Macro Focus Range n/a
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 1230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder Electronic (optional)
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
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 49
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/4000 sec
Continuous Shooting 7.0 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 Size APS-C
Sensor Type CMOS
Sensor Dimensions 23.6 x 15.7 mm
Sensor Area 370.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 24 MP
Max Image Resolution 6016 x 4014
Max Native ISO 50000
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
Max Video Resolution 3840 x 2160
Video Formats MPEG-4
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Center Weighted
GPS Optional
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
USB USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec)
Battery Life 250 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model BP-DC13
Weight 399 g
Physical Dimensions 134 x 69 x 33 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage Type Internal + SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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