LCD and Viewfinder
Leica SL has a Fixed Type 3″ LCD screen with a resolution of 1,040k dots. Both the screen size and the screen resolution is up to the standards of this class.
LCD is Touch screen type, so you can change the settings and set the focus point with your fingertips.
SL has a built-in Electronic viewfinder.
The viewfinder has a resolution of 4,400kdots and coverage of 100%.
Leica SL can shoot continuously at max speed of 11.0 fps and has max shutter speed of 1/8000 sec . Unfortunately SL doesn't have a built-in flash but there is a port for mounting external flashes.
Leica SL features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 49 points to choose from.
With Leica SL, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 4096 x 2160 at 24p fps and save in and MPEG-4 formats. This means that Leica SL provides 4K (Ultra-HD) video, highest resolution that is available in the market today. When viewed on a 4K screen, you will be amazed by the level of details and the crispness.SL has a built-in Stereo microphone and a Mono speaker. Leica SL also has a port for an external microphone and a headphone port for connecting external headphones which make Leica SL a very suitable camera high quality videography.
Connectivity and Storage
Leica SL features a built-in wireless connectivity ( 802.11b/g/n) which lets you transfer your photos directly to compatible devices without any physical connection.
One other feature that we like is the ability to use our smartphone as a remote to control our SL. You can change camera settings, release shutter, view LCD screen and tranfer files using remote control app.
You can connect your camera to other devices through HDMI port or via USB 3.0 (5 GBit/sec) port.
Battery Leica SL is powered by BP-SCL4 battery which provides a shooting life of 400 according to CIPA standards.
Considering that the average battery life of Mirrorless type cameras is 350 shots, its battery life is about average in its class but it would still be wise to invest in some spare batteries for long photo trips.
Battery Life Comparison in Pro Mirrorless Cameras
Sony A9 with its 650shots is the model with longest battery life among Pro Mirrorless cameras. Check the comparison of Leica SL vs Sony A9 or take a look at Longest Battery Life Mirrorless cameras list.
Current Lowest price for Leica SL is $7,450.00