Introudcing the brand new premium compact from Leica. Unveilved at Photokina 2014.
With technical specifications based on the X2, the Leica X-E has a professional APS-C-format CMOS sensor with over 16.5 megapixels (effective 16.2 megapixels) that ensures maximum picture quality, natural colour rendition and richly detailed pictures. The 35mm equivalent Leica Elmarit 24mm f/2.8 ASPH lens gives a classic focal length.
The Leica X-E offers clearly laid-out functions and intuitive handling. At the same time, it offers an impressive range of automatic and versatile manual setting options, with easy switching from AF to MF. Focusing is fast, precise and almost inaudible.
Sensitivity ranges from ISO 100 to 12,500, with burst capture speeds of three to five frames per second. Autofocus uses an 11--point contrast-detection system that also offers single-point and face detection modes.
A pop up flash is discreetly built into the top of the camera, with a hot-shoe for external flash or for adding the optional Leica Visoflex EVF2 viewfinder.
This also comes with a free copy of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, as a free download once the product is registered with Leica.
The X-E type 102 is beautifully crafted with a full metal body in a titanium finish.
The 35 mm lens is considered by many to be the classic for reportage photography and has been used to capture numerous iconic photos in the history of photography. The Leica X-E takes full account of the enduring legacy of this particular focal length. Its Leica Elmarit 35 mm f/2.8 ASPH. lens delivers truly exceptional optical performance. Together with naturally reproduced perspectives and dimensions, its moderate wide-angle character makes it ideal for countless real-world situations. It's for pictures that captivate with dazzling quality and authenticity. For creating new iconic photos.
Size does matter when it comes to image sensors
Even the most compact member of the X-Family, the Leica X-E, has an unusually large APS-C-format CMOS sensor. And it, too, makes no compromises when it comes to picture quality, natural colour rendition, and the finest resolution of details. Even in low light.
It fascinates with design and quality
The elegant design of the Leica X-E is dedicated to compact ergonomics and ease of use. Visually iconic, it also treats the hands to an exciting tactile experience. Because its light but strong full-metal body lends it a tangible robustness – it feels as good as it looks. Exceptional materials brought together and finished with a passion for exquisite detail. The Leica X-E: a true X-Camera in both design and quality – Made in Germany.
Intuition is the best user manual
Is the Leica X-E easy to use? It couldn't be easier. Its automatic functions and manual setting options are so intuitive they become second nature in no time ensuring that nothing distracts from taking pictures. This makes the Leica X-E the ideal camera – especially for less experienced users. The experience of shooting perfect Leica pictures right from the start is all part of the package.
Professional image processing
In addition to JPEG files for immediate use, the Leica X-E also allows image recording in DNG format (Adobe® Digital Negative Format), offering extensive creative options when post-processing images.
Megapixels 16.1 Million Sensor Type CPS-C Mos Screen size 2.7" (230,00 Dot) Max ISO 12500 Continuous 3fps / 5fps Optical Zoom Fixed 24mm (35mm Equivalent) Card Type SD, SDHC Video N/A Battery BP-DC8 Dimensions 124mm x 69mm x 51.5mm Weight 316g Additional features Fast F2.8 Lens Large APS-C Sensor Sleek Yet Solid Design Manufacturers link Click Here
|Box Contents:||Camera, battery, charger, cables, instructions|
|Model||X-E (Type 102)|