Leica Q (Typ 116) Digital Camera (Titanium Gray)

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Leica Q (Typ 116) Digital Camera (Titanium Gray)
Key Features
  • 24.2MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Leica Maestro II Image Processor
  • Leica Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH Lens
  • 3.68MP LCOS Electronic Viewfinder
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A no compromise compact, the titanium gray Leica Q (Typ 116) Digital Camera wields a full-frame 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor within its exceptionally portable, and beautiful, body. Leveraging the power of the Leica Maestro II series image processor, high-resolution, low-noise imaging is possible at sensitivities up to ISO 50000 and at a continuous rate of 10 fps. Also, the camera utilizes a Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens to allow users to dramatically separate the subject from the background as well as work in difficult light conditions.
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Leica Q (Typ 116) Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Leica Q (Typ 116)
  • 324MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and Maestro II Image Processor
  • 4Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens
  • 5Electronic Viewfinder
  • 63.0" 1.04m-Dot LCD Touchscreen
  • 7Full HD 1080p Video Recording
  • 8Body Design
  • 9Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC
  • 10Other Camera Features

A no compromise compact, the titanium gray Leica Q (Typ 116) Digital Camera wields a full-frame 24.2-megapixel CMOS sensor within its exceptionally portable, and beautiful, body. Leveraging the power of the Leica Maestro II series image processor, high-resolution, low-noise imaging is possible at sensitivities up to ISO 50000 and at a continuous rate of 10 fps. Also, the camera utilizes a Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens to allow users to dramatically separate the subject from the background as well as work in difficult light conditions.

The design is benefitted by Leica's classic simple aesthetic and the body has easily read laser engraved lettering, numbers, and dials. Construction is solid with a machined aluminum top plate and a lightweight magnesium alloy body. Also, it has a large thumb rest on the back and a diamond pattern on the front leathering to ensure a firm, comfortable grip over the camera. Further, the Q (Typ 116) has a built-in 3.68-megapixel LCOS electronic viewfinder which provides a live through-the-lens image with handling similar to that of a rangefinder.

In addition to fully manual control with physical operation using the aperture and focus rings on the lens, auto focus is possible using a contrast-based system. This enables fast, sharp imaging at the click of the shutter. The rear 3.0" 1.04m-dot touchscreen LCD monitor helps by allowing users to quickly take control of their focus by just tapping on their subject. Focusing aids are also available in the form of Focus Peaking and Live View Zoom.

Another benefit of the updated Maestro II processor is Full HD 1080p video capture at 60 or 30 fps. A built-in stereo microphone enables high-quality sound recording and an integrated wind filter limits extraneous noise. Full manual control will then allow users to dial in the exact look they want or need for their shot.

Share your photos and videos instantly thanks to an integrated Wi-Fi module which allows you to link the camera to a smartphone, tablet, or computer. The Q also has an NFC chip for tap-to-connect functionality with certain devices and the free Leica Q app lets you take remote control of your camera for adjusting exposure while you shoot from odd angles and positions.

Leica Q (Typ 116)

With Leica's classic styling's, the Q (Typ 116) offers an intuitive, minimal design while remaining compact. It packs a full-frame sensor and Summilux lens for optimal image quality in both stills and video. An electronic viewfinder is also available for rangefinder-like operation and handling, much like their M-series cameras.

24MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor and Maestro II Image Processor

Featuring a full-frame 24MP CMOS sensor, this camera can capture sharp high-resolution images and Full HD video with exceptionally low noise at sensitivities up to ISO 50000. Combined with the power of the Maestro II image processor, this enables continuous shooting at a rate of up to 10 fps and video at up to 60 fps.

Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. Lens

Take control of your imaging with the ability to separate the subject from the background with the Summilux 28mm f/1.7 ASPH. lens of the Leica Q (Typ 116). It has a fast f/1.7 maximum aperture for working in low light conditions and both a physical aperture blade and focus ring for tactile operation. Users looking for a little tighter framing can benefit from a Digital Frame Selector setting which will crop in either 1.25x to a 35mm equivalent or 1.8x for a 50mm equivalent field of view, both of which will be visible on the EVF and LCD. Additionally, further benefitting image quality is an optical stabilization system to reduce camera shake in videos and photos and the ability to accept 49mm threaded filters.

Electronic Viewfinder

Natural, ergonomic shooting is possible with the inclusion of a 3.68MP LCOS electronic viewfinder in the top left corner on the back of the camera. This setup provides an exceptionally clear and bright viewing experience with a 1280 x 960 pixels x 3 colors design.

3.0" 1.04m-Dot LCD Touchscreen

Compose images, review photos, and adjust settings using the large 3.0" 1.04m-dot LCD touchscreen on the rear of the camera. This panel is also touch capable for making fast changes to your settings. This enables features like touch focus for simply tapping on your subject to lock on.

Full HD 1080p Video Recording

Record full HD 1080p video at either 60 or 30 fps with the Q, capturing sharp, highly detailed images thanks to the Maestro II image processor. The camera can also shoot 720p at 30 fps.

Body Design

Incorporating a solid machined aluminum top plate and a magnesium alloy body, the Q (Typ 116) is designed to last. The rear features a substantial thumb rest which combined with the diamond-patterned leathering makes for a supremely comfortable and secure grip over the camera.

Built-In Wi-Fi Connectivity with NFC

Share your photos and videos instantly thanks to an integrated Wi-Fi module which allows you to link the camera to a smartphone, tablet, or computer. The Q also has an NFC chip for tap-to-connect functionality with certain devices and the free Leica Q app lets you take remote control of your camera for adjusting exposure while you shoot from odd angles and positions.

Other Camera Features

  • DNG RAW and JPEG shooting are supported.
  • Flash synchronization at up to 1/500 second.
  • Selectable 10, 5, and 3 fps.
  • Hot shoe for external flash units.

Leica Q (Typ 116) Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 26.3 Megapixel
Effective: 24.2 Megapixel
SensorFull Frame (36 x 24 mm) CMOS
Bit Depth14-Bit
File FormatsStill Images: DNG, JPEG
Movies: MP4
Audio: AAC
Max Resolution24 MP: 6000 x 4000
Aspect Ratio3:2
Image StabilizationOptical
Color SpacessRGB, Adobe RGB
Optics
Lens11 Elements in 9 Groups
3 Aspherical
Effective Focal Length: 28mm
Aperture: f/1.7 (W) to f/16
Filter Thread49mm
ZoomNone
Focus RangeNormal: 11.81" to Infinity / 30 cm to Infinity
Macro: 6.69" to Infinity / 17 cm to Infinity
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 50000
ShutterType: Mechanical
Speed: 30 to 1/2000 Second
Type: Electronic
Speed: 1/2500 to 1/16000 Second
Exposure MeteringCenter-Weighted, Multi, Spot
Exposure ModesModes: Aperture Priority, Manual, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Color Temperature, Daylight, Flash, Halogen, Manual, Shade
Continuous ShootingUp to 10 fps at 24 MP for up to Frames
Self-Timer2, 12 Sec
Flash
Flash ModesAuto, Manual
Built-In FlashNo
External Flash ConnectionHot Shoe
Memory
Built-In MemoryNone
Memory Card TypeSD
SDHC
SDXC
Recording
Video RecordingYes
Resolution1920 x 1080p: 60 fps, 30 fps
1280 x 720p: 30 fps
Video
Video Clip LengthUp to 29 Minutes 59 Seconds
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Mic: With Video (Stereo)
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder TypeElectronic
Diopter Adjustment-3 to +3
Viewfinder Coverage100%
Screen3" LCD Touchscreen (1,040,000 Pixels)
Screen Coverage100%
Connectivity/System Requirements
ConnectivityHDMI D (Micro), USB 2.0 Micro-B
Wi-FiYes Built In
GPSNone
Environmental
WaterproofNone
Power
Battery1 x BP-DC 12 Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 7.2 VDC, 1200 mAh
Physical
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.1 x 3.1 x 3.7" / 130.0 x 80.0 x 93.0 mm
Weight1.41 lb / 640 g with battery
Packaging Info
Package Weight5.7 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)8.8 x 8.5 x 6.6"
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