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|Viewfinder type||Optical, LCD Display|
|Display screen||3.0" Rear Screen Live Preview LCD (920000)|
|Diopter adjustment||- 3 to +3 m|
|Viewfinder magnification||Approx. 0.68x|
|Battery||1x Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.4VDC, 1800mAh|
32 to 104 °F (0 to 40 °C)
|Dimensions (wxhxd)||5.5 x 3.1 x 1.7" / 139 x 80 x 42 mm|
|Weight||23.99 oz / 680 g|
|Wi-fi capable (with optional transmitter)||No|
|Start-up time||0.7 Seconds|
|Shutter lag||Not Specified By Manufacturer|
|Continuous shooting||Up to 3 fps|
|Self timer||2 sec, 12 sec|
|Lens mount||Leica M Mount|
|Max resolution||24MP: 5952 x 3976|
|File formats||Still Images: DNG, JPEG
Movies: MJPEG, MOV
|Sensor type / size||CMOS, 36 x 24 mm|
|Memory card type||SD
|Other resolutions||12MP: 4256 x 2832
6MP: 2976 x 1984
1.7MP: 1600 x 1080
|Dust reduction system||Y|
|Focus mode||Manual Focus (M)|
|External flash connection||Hot Shoe|
|Max sync speed||1 / 180 sec|
|Exposure modes||Modes: Aperture Priority, Manual
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV steps)
|Burst rate||Up to 3 fps at 24 MP|
|White balance modes||Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent (Natural White), Fluorescent (White), Kelvin, Manual, Shade, Tungsten|
|Metering method||Center-weighted average metering, Multi-zone metering, Spot metering|
|Iso sensitivity||Auto, 200-6400 (Extended Mode: 100-)|
|Shutter||60 - 1/4000 seconds|
|Video recording||Yes, NTSC/PAL|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080: 25 fps, 24 fps
1280 x 720: 25 fps, 24 fps
640 x 480: 24 fps, 25 fps, 30 fps
|Audio recording||With Video, Mono, Via Optional External Mic|
The Leica M is a large and robust rangefinder camera with a magnesium-alloy chassis with top and bottom covers cut from brass blocks. All elements are carefully sealed against dust and moisture and overall offers the handling, feel, and touch one has come to associate with Leica M cameras of the...
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A Leica M with live view and video? Besser spät als nie.
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Design, Purity, Exclusivity
NO TECH..., Which IS the point..., But still...
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Features Handling Performance Verdict Specification Introduced at Photokina, Cologne, 2012, the Leica M (Typ 240) comes with a new 24 megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor, and surprisingly for Leica, also introduced full HD video recording, and live view.
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Limited ISO range, maximum ISO6400, Metal surround on optical viewfinder, Moire visible, Price
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I grew up with a Leica camera. When I was 18 (1966) my dad bought me one in the discount stores where the World Trade Center is, or used to be. I used the camera all over the world, until the digital revolution. I would have switched to digital immediately, except the price was outrageous.
For thirty years I used Leica cameras for research and travel in West Africa. I loved them because they were unobtrusive, dependable, durable, easy-to-use, and produced excellent images.
I first began to use Leica rangefinder cameras in the late 1960s when I was a high school student traveling in North Africa and the Middle East. I first carried a Minolta which became jammed with sand in Algeria, and so most of my photos were overexposed.
It's just different. Unique Camera from another planet.