Leica T mirrorless camera: A future camera

The prestigious German company Leica has announced the arrival of a new compact mirror less camera. The new Leica T is a very interesting proposal that has a sleek design and really advanced components trademark. The camera comes along with two lenses, fixed and zoom, and has an ASP-C sensor of 16 megapixels inside. Leica market its new compact first in silver color, which should hit stores towards the end of May, but we have to wait until August for black color. Price for the U.S. makrkets have been revealed, as it’s going to cost around $1,850. Let’s know about key features of the new Leica T.

The first thing that strikes you is the design, a point well taken care of by this German company, which always pays special attention to detail. The chassis is made ​​from a single piece of aluminum, building what is known as unibody, which adds strength and has very attractive finishes. The body measures 134 x 69 x 33 mm and weight stays at 384 grams.  As mentioned, the camera comes accompanied by two new lenses. On the one hand, a Leica Summicron-T of 23 mm and aperture f/2.0. The other goal is a Leica Vario-Elmar-T with a focal range of 18-56 mm and variable aperture f/3.5-5.6. Both lenses are system compatible with the contrast autofocus camera.

The Leica T has a sensor ASP-C sized 16 megapixel and can record videos in Full HD quality. Sensitivity ISO ranges from 100-12500 and speed shutter moves in 30 seconds and 1/4000 seconds allows bursts shoot of five frames per second so that we do not miss anything and carries 16 Gb of internal memory, but it can also be expanded using SD memory cards. The physical controls of the camera is located at the top in the form of circular dials, from which you can choose different scene modes and adjust the parameters of each shot. It also has the power button and the flash shoe. The other controls reside on the touch screen that takes up the entire back and has a diagonal of 3.7 inches with resolution FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels). Finally, we note that the Leica T has a wireless port WiFi allowing to transfer images and remote control through the apps available for iOS and Android.

 

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