Leica Q2

Accept nothing but perfection

Expand your creative potential
New 47.3 mp sensor and extended digital zoom

The Leica Q2 features a newly developed 47.3 megapixel full frame sensor that captures both richly-detailed still pictures and 4K video in brilliant quality at ISO sensitivities up to 50,000.

The combination of the fastest lens in its class and the high sensor resolution expands the flexibility available for subject composition and, thanks to the integrated digital zoom function, also enables you to choose subject framing corresponding to focal lengths of 28, 35, 50, and 75 mm while always preserving the original 47.3 megapixel resolution image from the full sensor in DNG raw format.

Brave the elements
Get the shot every time, anywhere

The new Leica Q2 is the only camera in its class to feature protective sealing against dust and water spray. This means that it can brave even the most unfavorable weather conditions without the need for any additional protective measures. Shoot anywhere at any time without second thoughts and concentrate fully on what really matters – getting the perfect picture.

One lens, limitless potential
Primed for perfection, day or night

The fast maximum aperture of f/1.7 is ideal for capturing the world with your subject standing out in incredible sharpness while the background blurs into a beautiful void, and guarantees you outstanding imaging performance in even the most difficult lighting situations.

With its digital zoom of up to 75 mm, the Leica Q2 can make a perfect companion for street photography as well as shooting architecture, landscapes, and portraits. 

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A simple turn of the integrated macro mode dial on the lens quickly pulls the Leica Q2’s close-focus distance down to just 17 cm to capture close-up shots with razor sharp precision, while right beside it is a locking focus ring for instantaneous switching between manual and auto focus modes.

A clear view at all times
With the new OLED viewfinder

The newly developed, high-resolution OLED viewfinder has a resolution of 3.68 megapixels. The high resolution provides an ideal view and live preview of your subject at all times, with improved image depth and higher contrast. Surpassing the previous generation’s LCD EVF technology, the brightness of each individual pixel in the OLED viewfinder of the Q2 is independently controlled – yielding improved contrast and color depth. Power consumption remains low even with the strength of the high-resolution EVF. 

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The viewfinder is activated as soon as the camera is brought up to the eye and shows the subject reliably and without any perceptible delays. The new Leica Q2 also offers a unique and intuitive handling concept, such as its redesigned push-button diopter setting dial on the back of the camera that prevents inadvertent shifting of the compensation value.

High speed performance
Capture fleeting moments with unparalleled precision

To ensure you never miss a treasured moment, the Leica Q2 boasts an autofocus system that sharply focuses on your subject in 0.15 seconds, the fastest in its class.  With its high-speed burst shooting rate of an impressive 10 frames per second at the full resolution of 47.3 MP, the Leica Q2 is built to capture what you want, whenever you need.

Push your creativity beyond still-images
With the new 4k video function

The combination of the excellent Leica Summilux lens and the ability to capture video with 4K resolution unlocks new creative perspectives. For brilliant, true-to-life moving pictures, the new Leica Q2 offers a 4K video mode with 3840 x 2160 pixels and frame rates of 30 or 24 frames per second. Alternatively, video footage can also be captured in the familiar full-HD format with 120, 60, 30, or 24 frames per second.

Stay connected
With the new Leica FOTOS App

The new Leica Q2 features energy-saving Bluetooth connectivity for fast, wireless connection. After setting it up for the first time, this connection is automatically saved and remains available when the camera is switched off and on again. In combination with the Leica FOTOS App, this makes it possible to quickly and easily share pictures with the whole world on social media at any time, change numerous camera settings from a smartphone, or even remotely control the shutter release of the Leica Q2.

Available from 3rd April 2019

Made in Germany
A tradition of excellence

Reduction to the essentials while fully exploiting all available potentials: the new Leica Q2 is fully committed to the principle of uniting the top-level quality and fundamental functionality.

Only the highest quality materials are used in its construction to ensure maximum endurance and a long service life. The camera body is made from magnesium and offers a confident and rugged, yet exquisite, feel.

 

Classic form meets innovative function
Elegance in design and handling

The New Leica Q2 features a distinctive thumb rest paired with a sophisticated diamond pattern leather trim to ensure optimum grip and a quintessential elegant charm.

In contrast to the Leica Q, and following the design language established by the Leica M10, the new shutter release button of the Q2 solely controls the camera’s On/Off setting – giving users a confident feel and satisfying haptic feedback that helps keep them in tune with their camera.

Leica Q2

Order number: 19 050

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Camera type Digital 35 mm compact camera, fixed focal length
Picture format / aspect ratio 24 x 36 mm
2:3
Lens Leica Summilux 28 f/1.7 ASPH., 11 elements in 9 groups, 3 aspherical elements
Digital frame selector (digital zoom) 28 mm, 35 mm, 50 mm, 75 mm
Image stabilization Optical compensation system for photo and video recordings
Aperture range 1.7 to 16 in 1⁄3 EV increments
Picture sensor / resolution Full frame CMOS sensor, 50.4/47.3 million pixels (total/effective)
Dynamic range 14 aperture stops
Color depth 14 bit
Photo capture format Selectable: DNG, DNG + JPEG, JPEG
DNG/JPEG resolution JPEG:
Zoom 28 mm: 47 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels), 24 megapixels (6000x4000 pixels), 12 megapixels (4271x2848 pixels)
Zoom 35 mm: 30 megapixels (6704x4472 pixels), 15 megapixels (4800x3200 pixels), 8 megapixels (3424x2288 pixels)
Zoom 50 mm: 15 megapixels (4688x3128 pixels), 8 megapixels (3360x2240 pixels), 4 megapixels (2400x1600 pixels)
Zoom 75 mm: 7 megapixels (3136x2096 pixels), 3 megapixels (2240x1496 pixels), 2 megapixels (1600x1072 pixels)
DNG:
Zoom 28 mm: 46,7 megapixels (8368x5584 pixels)
Video recording format MP4 (C4K / 4K / FullHD)
Video resolution / frame rate 4K: 30 oder 24 B/s
C4K: 24 B/s
Full-HD: 24, 30, 60 oder 120 B/s
Sound recording format AAC
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Mono
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards. Recommendation: UHS II memory cards
ISO range Automatic, ISO 50, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO 6400, ISO 12500, ISO 25000,
ISO 50000
White balance Automatic, default settings for: daylight, cloudy, halogen lighting, shadow, electronic flash, gray card, manual color temperature setting
Color space sRGB / Adobe RGB / ECI RGB V.2.0
JPEG settings Standard, Vivid, Natural, Monochrome, Monochrome High Contrast, all with additional settings for contrast, saturation, and sharpness in 5 steps
Focusing range 30 cm to ∞, with macro setting from 17 cm
Focus setting Automatic (autofocus) or manual focusing,
option of magnifying function and edge marking (focus peaking) available for manual setting
Autofocus system Contrast-based autofocus system
Autofocus modes AFS (shutter release only after successful focusing), AFC (shutter release possible at any time), AF setting can be saved
Autofocus metering methods Single zone (225 fields), multi-field, face recognition, subject tracking
Exposure modes Automatic program, aperture priority, shutter speed priority and manual setting
Scene modes Fully automatic, sport, portrait, landscape, night portrait, snow/beach, fireworks, candlelight, sunset, digiscoping,
miniature effect, panorama, time lapse
Exposure metering methods Multi-field, center-weighted, spot
Exposure compensation ±3 EV in 1⁄3 EV increments
Automatic bracketing 3 or 5 exposures in graduations of up to 3 EV, can be set in 1⁄3 EV increments
Shutter type Optionally mechanical, electronical or hybrid
Shutter speeds 60 s to 1⁄2000 s with mech. Shutter, 1  s to 1⁄40000 s with electr. shutter, in 1⁄3 increments,
flash synchronization up to 1⁄500 s, Linear flashes with all shutter speeds less than 1⁄ 500 s possible
(with HSS-enabled SCA 3002 standard flash units)
Picture series Selectable: 10/5/3 fps (H/M/L)
Self-timer Delay time either 2 s or 12 s
OLED Viewfinder Resolution: 1280 × 960 pixels x 3 colors (=3.68 MP),
image field: approx. 100%, aspect ratio: 4:3, eye distance: 21mm
adjustable -4 - +3 diopters, with eye sensor for automatic switching between viewfinder and monitor
Monitor 3" TFT LCD monitor with approx. 1,040,000 pixels, touch control possible
WLAN Satisfies IEEE 802.11b/g/n standard (standard WLAN protocol), channel 1-11,
encryption method: WLAN-compatible WPA™/ WPA2™, access method: infrastructure mode
Bluetooth Bluetooth LE
Power supply Leica BP-SCL4 lithium ion battery, rated voltage 7.2 V DC, capacity: 1860 mAh
Charger Rated voltage 8.4 V DC, capacity min. 1860 mAh,
charging time: approx. 180 min.,
Battery charger: 100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz 0.25 A with adapters
Shots / Battery Approx. 350 (according to CIPA-standard)
Body Made of lightweight and robust magnesium construction
Lens filter thread E49
Tripod thread A 1/4 DIN 4503 (1/4")
Dimensions (W x H x D) Approx. 130 × 80 × 91.9 mm (5.12 × 3.15 × 3.62 in)
Weight Approx. 734/652 g / 25.3/22.5 oz. (without/with battery)
Scope of delivery Camera, carrying strap, lens hood, lens cap, accessory shoe cover, battery, spare battery charger, power cable (EU, US, local power cable)
Software Leica FOTOS App
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