Leica Camera AG has announced the launch of a new camera in its Q lineup. The company has introduced Leica Q2 at a price tag of $4,995 (approximately Rs 3,50,000) in the US. The company has announced that it will be making the device available in India starting mid-April.
The latest camera from Leica comes with a full-frame sensor packed in a compact body. It is equipped with a 47.3-megapixel full-frame sensor along with processor from the Maestro II family that the company claims enable high shooting rate of 10 frames per second at the full resolution of 47.3 MP. The sensor is paired with a fast Leica Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH. prime lens
The autofocus system of the Leica Q2 focuses on the subject in less than 0.15 seconds, making it one of the fastest cameras in its segment. One can record 4K videos at 30 or 24 fps or, alternatively, in the familiar full HD format with 120, 60, 30 or 24 frames per second. The camera has a sensitivity up to ISO 50,000. The Leica Q2 also features a newly developed, high-resolution OLED viewfinder with a resolution of 3.68 megapixels.
In combination with the Leica FOTOS App, the camera’s integrated Wi-Fi module makes it possible to quickly and easily share pictures and video in social media, change numerous camera settings from a smartphone or even or even remotely control the shutter release of the Leica Q2. The camera comes with protective sealing against dust and water spray and is ideally equipped for shooting in all weather conditions.