Leica X2 Review

April 2, 2013 | Gavin Stoker | |


Lens LEICA ELMARIT 24mm f/2.8 ASPH. 8 elements in 6 groups; 1 aspherical lens
Focal length 24mm (35mm equivalent: 36mm)
Apertures 2.8 to 16 (1/3EV increments)
Focusing range 30cm – infinity
AF focusing 1 point, 11 points, spot, face detection
Image sensor APS-C CMOS sensor with 16.5 megapixels (effective 16.2 MP)
Resolution JPEG in 3:2 format: 4928 × 3264 pixels (16.1 MP), 4288 × 2856 pixels (12.2 MP), 3264 × 2160 pixels (7.1 MP), 2144 × 1424 pixels (3.1 MP), 1632 × 1080 pixels (1.8 MP) DNG in 3:2 format: 4944 × 3272 pixels (16.2 MP)
Image quality JPEG super fine, JPEG fine, DNG + JPEG super fine, DNG + JPEG fine
Exposure control
Exposure modes: Automatic programme (P), automatic aperture priority (A), automatic shutter priority
(S), manual setting (M)
Exposure compensation: Gradation: 1/3 EV increments, range: ±3 EV
Automatic exposure bracketing: 1/3 to 3 EV increments, 3 exposures
Metering modes Smart multi-segment metering, centre-weighted metering, selective (spot) metering
White balance Auto, halogen, daylight, flash, cloudy, shade, electronic flash, 2 manual settings,
manual colour temperature setting with fine tuning
ISO sensitivity Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12500
Shutter speeds 30s - 1/2000 sec
Continuous shooting 3 fps or 5 fps, max. 8 consecutive exposures with constant shooting speed in DNG +
JPEG fine quality
Film modes Standard, dynamic, natural, b/w natural, b/w high contrast
Flash modes: Auto, flash exposure correction, red-eye correction, fill-in flash, slow sync, studio,
1st/2nd curtain sync
Hot shoe Compatible with Leica SF 24D, Leica SF 58 flash units
LCD monitor 2.7" TFT LCD with 230,000 pixels, wide-angle field of view: 100%
16-thumbnail display, zoom review (16× max.), image rotation, deletion protection
Internal memory Approx. 110MB
Memory card
Interfaces HDMI out, USB (USB 2.0 high speed)
Battery (rechargeable
Capacity: approx. 450 exposures
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 124 × 69 × 51.5mm
Weight Approx. 316/345 g (without/with battery)
Package includes Battery (Leica BP-DC8), battery charger (Leica BC-DC8), battery case, leather neck
strap, USB cable, lens cap, user manual
Software Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® (download option after product registration)

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compact, 16 megapixel, RAW, manual, 2.7 inch LCD, APS-C, CMOS, 5fps, leica, DNG, 36mm, x2, leica x2, Leica X2 Review

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