The new Leica Q has been designed as a compact camera for street, architectural and landscape photography. It possess a 24 MP, full-frame CMOS sensor exactly matched to its lens for richly detailed exposures with very little noise. As you’d expect, you have complete creative freedom over the cameras controls.
As ‘standard’ the Leica Q is made with only the finest materials, ensuring longevity and durability. The top plate is machined from solid blocks of aluminium, the body is made of magnesium alloy, and all lettering and markings on the setting dials are laser-engraved. The thumb rest on the back of the camera and the diamond pattern finish ensure a steady grip.
The integrated viewfinder captures even the fine detail of every exposure, without lag as soon as the camera is brought up to your eye with the fastest autofocus in its class. Its clear touchscreen menu concept provides rapid access to all essential functions and also offers custom programming options.
There is video recording in full HD capable of producing professional movie footage and an integrated wind-noise filter for crystal-clear sound. An integrated Wi-Fi module for wireless transmission of still pictures and video to other devices and remote control by WLAN from a smartphone or a tablet PC- there is even a Leica Q app for these features can be downloaded free from the Leica website.
In addition, an extensive range of accessories and premium bags and cases are also available for the Leica Q. These and the Leica Q compact camera (£2,900) are now on sale at authorised Leica dealers.