Leica M and Leica ME with full frame sensors

Leica will launch a new compact digital camera in the series M, which will replace the model M9.

Leica M

According to available information, the new Leica M camera will get a full frame 24-megapixel sensor Leica Max CMOS. As the producer, this sensor is a completely new development in the technology of sensors. Camera users will have the option to change the sensitivity range from ISO 200 to ISO 6400 (in advanced mode the minimum sensitivity is ISO 100).

Leica M

 

Also said that, it has the ability to shoot video in Full HD 1080p resolution at 24 or 25 frames per second. The rear panel has a 3-inch display with a resolution of 921 thousand pixels, and as an option you can use the electronic viewfinder. In addition to lenses with M mount system is also claimed to support lenses R, which requires using the new adapter.

Leica M

Another new feature is the expected in model Leica ME. It should go on sale later this month. In this case, use full-frame 18-megapixel CCD sensor and a 2.5-inch display with a resolution of 230 thousand pixels. Detailed specifications of these devices are not announced, but we know that it will not have implemented the ability to record video. Official information on prices of these models is also not reported. So, stay tuned for more updates regarding Lecia M and Lecia ME cameras.