leica q2

This month Leica introduces the followup to the Q with the Q2. The Leica Q2 features a newly developed 47.3 megapixel full frame sensor, speedy Summilux 28 mm f/1.7 ASPH. prime lens, fast autofocus, integrated digital zoom up to 75 mm, innovative OLED technology and an overall timeless design.

You don't have to worry about shooting in inclement weather when wielding the Q2, as it is coated with a special weather sealing to ensure protection from water, dust and other debris. The camera is being marketed as the only model in its class to withstand such outside elements.

The Q2's 47.3 megapixel full frame sensor allows you to capture both detailed still pictures as well as crisp 4K video at ISO sensitivities up to 50,000. The fast maximum aperture of f/1.7 means your subject will undoubtedly stand out while the background blurs into the distance, no matter the lighting.

The camera's new high-resolution OLED viewfinder boasts a resolution of 3.68 megapixels, awarding with an ideal view and live preview of what you're shooting at all times. Subsequently, as speed is often of the essence, the Q2's autofocus system focuses on the subject in just 0.15 seconds.

Lastly, the Leica Q2 shoots brilliant 4K video with 3840 x 2160 pixels and frame rates of 30 or 24 frames per second.

For more on the all-new Q2, which is expected to retail for $4,995 in the US, visit Leica.

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