Leica T Review

May 12, 2014 | Mark Goldstein |


Camera Leica T (Typ 701) black silver
Order no. 18 180 anodised 18 181 anodised
Lens connection Leica T bayonet fitting with contact strip for communication between lens and camera.
Lens system Leica T lenses.
Sensor CMOS sensor, size APS-C (23.6 x 15.7 mm) with 16.5/16.3 million pixels (total/effective), format aspect ratio 3:2.
Resolution JPEG: 4928 x 3264 Pixel (16 megapixels), 4272 x 2856 Pixel (12,2 megapixels), 3264 x 2160 Pixel (7 megapixels), 2144 x 1424 Pixel (3 megapixels), 1632 x 1080 Pixel (1,8 megapixels), DNG: 4944 x 3278 Pixel.
Picture data file formats/ compression rates Selectable: JPG Superfine, JPG Fine, DNG + JPG Superfine, DNG + JPG Fine.
Video recording format MP4.
Video resolution/ frame rate Selectable: 1920 x 1080 pixels, 30 fps or 1280 x 720 pixels, 30 fps.
Storage media 16 GB internal memory; SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards, multimedia cards.
ISO Range Automatic, ISO 100 to ISO 12500.
White balance Automatic, presets for daylight, cloud, halogen lighting, shade, electronic flash, two manual settings, manual color temperature setting.
Autofocus system Contrast-based.
Autofocus metering methods Single point, multiple point, spot, face detection, touch AF.
Exposure modes Automatic program, aperture priority, shutter speed priority, manual setting. Scene exposure modes: Fully automatic, sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset.
Exposure metering Multi-field, center-weighted, spot.
Exposure compensation ±3 EV in 1/3 EV increments.
Automatic bracketing Three pictures in graduations up to ± 3 EV, adjustable in 1/3 EV increments.
Shutter speed range 30 s to 1/4000 s.
Picture series Approx. 5 fps, 12 pictures with constant picture frequency, then depending on memory card properties.
Flash modes Automatic, automatic/red eye reduction, always on, always on/red eye reduction, slow sync, slow sync/red eye reduction.
Flash exposure compensation ± 3 EV in 1/3-EV increments.
Flash synchronization Sync time: 1/180 s
Guide number built-in flash unit For ISO 100: 4.5.
Recovery time of built-in flash unit Approx. 5 s with fully charged battery.
Monitor 3.7" TFT LCD, 1.3 million pixels, 854 x 480 pixel per color channel.