Leica Q

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Key specs

  • CMOS
  • Full frame
  • 36 x 24 mm
  • 24 megapixels
  • 6000;4000 px
  • 1.7
  • Contrast Detect (sensor);Multi-area;Center;Selective single-point;Single;Continuous;Touch;Face Detection;Live View
  • 3 in
  • yes

Leica Q Full Specifications


Sensor typeCMOS
Image sensor formatFull frame
Sensor size36 x 24 mm
Sensor photo detectors26 Mpx
Effective pixels24 Mpx
Image ratio w:h3:2
Max resolution6000, 4000
Other resolutions4272x2848, 4800x3200, 3424x2288, 2384x1592, 1280x856, 3360x2240, 2400x1600 , 1680x1120, 896x600
ProcessorMaestro II


ISO Auto
ISO minimum100
ISO maximum50000
White balance presets5
Custom white balance
Image stabilization type
Uncompressed formatRAW

Optics & Focus

Optical zoom1 x
Digital zoom1.5 x
Minimum aperture16
Maximum aperture1.7
Focal length equiv28 mm
AF assist (auto-focus assist light)Lamp
Contrast autofocus
Focal length multiplier
Contrast Detect , Multi-area, Center, Selective single-point, Single, Continuous, Touch, Face Detection, Live View
Manual focus
Normal focus range11.81 in
Macro focus range6.69 in
Number of focus points49
Image stabiliser
Filter thread
Filter diameter1.93 in
Phase detection autofocus

Screen / viewfinder

Articulated LCDFixed
Screen technologyLCD TFT
Screen size3.00 in
Screen dots1040000
Touch screen
Live view
Viewfinder coverage100 %
Viewfinder resolution3680000 px
Viewfinder magnification0.77 x
Separate info display

Photography features

Minimum shutter speed30 sec
Maximum shutter speed1/2000 sec
Maximum shutter speed (electronic)1/16000 sec
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure mode
Continuous shooting
Number of exposures10
Exposure compensation plus3
Exposure compensation minus-3
Expousure compensation steps1/3
AE EV steps1/3
AE frames3
Subject / scene modes
Flash sync speed1/500s
Built-in flash
External flash
Continuous drive10.0 fps
Metering modesMulti, Center-weighted, Spot
3D support
Self-timer options2, 12

Videography features

Maximum resolution1920, 1080
Supported video file formatsMPEG-4, H.264

Audio features

Microphone typeStereo
Speaker typeMono


Body typeLarge sensor compact
Weight1.41 lb
Width5.12 in
Height3.15 in
Depth3.66 in
Environmentally sealed


Dual memory card slots
Storage typesSD, SDHC, SDXC


Battery technology


USB version2.0
Headphone port
Microphone port
Supported WiFi typesIEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Remote control
Wireless network (Wi-Fi)
AV output

Other features

Orientation sensor
Timelapse recording

Leica Q Online reviews

Leica Q In-depth Review: Digital Photography Review
The Leica Q’s melding of manual control with electronic assistance and combination of fixed-28mm F1.7 lens and 24MP full-frame sensor make for a responsive package capable of excellent photographs. But despite its $4250 asking price, we found a few other less likable characteristics over the course of our review. So is it worthy of that bright red dot? Find out in our full review. Read...Read more

Leica Q (Typ 116) Full Review
Read our full review of the new Leica Q, with a full-frame 24 megapixel sensor and 28mm f/1.7 lens.Read more

Leica Q (Typ 116) Review - Amateur Photographer
Everyone is raving about it, but just what makes the Leica Q so good? Richard Sibley puts the premium compact to the...Read more